disPLACE chamber opera

Opera 21-22th December 9 PM

Cloister Max Cahner

Music: Raquel García-Tomás and Joan Magrané Figuera

Libretto: Helena Tornero

Conductor: Vinicius Kattah

Musicians: Ensemble PHACE, Sophia Goidinger-Koch and Barbara Riccabona

Singers: Elena Copons, soprano, and Sébastien Soules, barítone

Actor: Benedek Nagy

Stage direction: Peter Pawlik

Musical direction: Vinicius Kattah

Set design: Alexandra Burgstallter

Light design: Harald Michlits

Idea and coordination: Georg Steker

Production OBNC: Dietrich Grosse


Languages: catalan and english (with subtitles)

Òpera in two acts of 30’, with interval


Production of Musiktheatertage (Wien) in co-production with Òpera de Butxaca i Nova Creació (Barcelona)


disPLACE is a chamber opera by the composers Raquel García-Tomás and Joan Magrané Figuera, with a libretto by the playwright Helena Tornero.The creation is a production by the Musiktheatertage Wien Festival and Opera de Butxaca i Nova Creació de Barcelona. Now is premiered in Barcelona and will be staged at Teatro Real, Madrid, next February 2017.



The request was to write two stories dealing with the same issue from different perspectives, as each story was to be created for a different composer. The author decided to write two stories separated in time but connected by the place where they took place: a flat at the centre of Barcelona.

More information: www.obnc.cat


PRODUCTION Musiktheatertage (Wien) and Òpera de Butxaca i Nova Creació (Barcelona)


Òpera de Butxaca i Nova Creació and Arts Santa Mònica


Musiktheatertage (Viena) with Òpera de Butxaca i Nova Creació (Barcelona)


Arts Santa Mònica, Wien Kultur, Ajuntament de Barcelona  and Institut Ramon Lllull


Sercotel Ámister