Operafest Lisboa 2020 Overall Balance

Launched in the highly adverse Summer 2020, haunted by covid, with audience capacity reduced to 50%, Operafest Lisboa is proud of being born in the marvelous setting of MNAA Garden, where it premiered 8 operas in absolute creation, presented 11 alive performances, including an operatic rave, mingling opera with other musical genres, of having delivered the Carlos  Pontes de Leça Prize, to the young talented composer Sara Ross, within Maratona Ópera XXI- award for new operas and having brought to Portugal, for the first time acclaimed tenors Xavier Moreno and Rodrigo Porras Garulo.

In Carpintarias de São Lázaros alternative multi-cultural center, OPERAFEST LISBOA presented 5 Cine-Ópera sessions, conferences and debates.

Our global program reached directly 3000 people and indirectly hundreds of thousands.