Maria de Buenos Aires

(E) One of our family traditions is to go out on new year’s eve to see a wonderful performance. This year obviously, because of Covid-19, that will not be possible. But last year, we went to see Maria de Buenos Aires at the Opera de Rennes, when I was travelling in Europe. And, we had a wonderful time.

It is a unique opera from Astor Piazzolla, atypical and not often performed. Maria, the Lady is an allegory of the Tango. Buenos Aires is a real character. The text is full of poetry and metaphors but quite melancholic.

Reference: Wikipedia – Maria de Buenos Aires

Note: The picture above is from the production of the Opera de Rennes.

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