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24 Aug 2005

Mercadante's Pelagio in Gijón

Javier Mercadante y la opera "Pelagio", en el Jovellanos

Jose Kuntz Florez [, 24 August 2005]

La opera "Pelagio", drama lirico en cuatro actos del compositor italiano Mercadante,esta previsto que se estrene en version de concierto en el Jovellanos el 9 de septiembre, dentro de los actos conmemorativos del X Aniversario de la reinauguracion del teatro en el ano 1995 y tambien del XXV Aniversario de los premios "Principe de Asturias", lo que supone una apuesta cultural de primer orden que la direccion del coliseo quiere llevar ante el publico de Gijon, basada en un libreto de Marcos D'Arienzo, en el que se narra un episodio de la vida del rey astur don Pelayo.

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