Concert on October 20, 2020
Sociedad Filarmónica de La Coruña
Maite Alberola Bañuls: Amparo
Clara Jelihovschi Panas: Ana
Gabriel Alonso Díaz: Chinto and Presidente
Juan Carlos Cornelles, piano
Production: Antonio Cid & RTV Galicia
Prologue: "Cuántos colores" (Chinto)
In the first big aria of the opera, Chinto, a young street seller, expresses his desperate love, singing
towards the sea...
Act I, Scene 1: "Vi esta mañana" (Ana and Amparo)
Ana noticed her friend Amparo's love for an upper-class official, and warns her that this dream is impossible...
Act I, Scene 2: "Soñaba ilusionada" (Amparo) and "Acércate jovenzuela" (Chinto)
Amparo's exciting speech in front of the Northern League , in which she exposes her revolutionary dreams. The impressed President of the Red Circle names her Tribuna del Pueblo (People's Tribune).
Act II, Scene 2: "A cada pitillo" (Amparo and Ana)
Amparo tells her friend Ana her idealistic dreams about a future matrimony with Baltasar, and confesses to her being pregnant.
Act III, Scene 1: "Duerme, mi dulce amor" (Amparo's lullaby)
When things seemingly can't get worse anymore, Amparo sings a lullaby full of tenderness to the baby in her womb, wishing him a glorious future.
Acto III, Scene 2: "¡Calla, hijo!" (Monologue by Amparo)
At the beginning of the last scene, Amparo – who is about to give birth – delivers a monologue full of both sadness and hope.