The Sound of Music, one of the biggest hits in the history of musicals of all time, will be the key star in the programming offered by the next Aste nagusia at the Euskalduna. It will be released on August 23rd and it will run until September 9th, with a total of 25 functions. Directed by Jaime Azpilicueta and interpreted, in its main roles, by the great actor Carlos Hipolito, who revealed himself as a great musical singer, Silvia Luchetti, Loreto Valverde and Naomi Mazoy, it is presented at the Euskalduna with the largest musical production in the history of this genre in the Spanish State that includes a team of over 100 people, 22 changes of scenery and a wardrobe of 140 suits. A production that requires 6 trailers of 30 tons for its shipment.
The tickets are now on sale. They cost is between 16 and 55 euros and can be purchased by telephone through the number 944 310 310, at the Box officesthe venue, in the BBK multiservice ATM or through Internet.
The musical The Sound of Music has 6 Tony Awards, 5 Academy Awards and 2 Golden Globes, is one of the most awarded musical in the history. After 52 years of continuous performances, it has been applauded by 45 million viewers in 24 countries. At the same time that in Bilbao, it also can be seen in theaters in the UK, Austria, Moscow and Argentina. With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and libretto by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, the plot is based on the book The Story of the Trapp Family Singers which tells the true story of the Trapp family.
It features the adventures of Mary is a young novice with a passion for the music that tries to find her true calling and a place in the world. The Captain Von Trapp is a strict captain of the Austrian Navy, father of 7 children, widowed, and recently committed to the rich Baroness Schaeder. Two lives that would never have crossed if it wasn´t because the Mother Abbess decides to send Mary to take care of the 7 children of Captain Von Trapp.
The emergence of Maria in the home Von Trapp soon causes a major impact on the entire family. Her naturalness and vitality revolutionized the lives of the Von Trapp´s children, who discover a new world filled with games and music, far removed from the iron discipline that they live every day with his father. At the same time, the captain himself begins to discover unexpected feelings toward the young novice. However, the Von Trapp family is in serious danger because of his open confrontation with the Nazis, determined to occupy Austria. So they should plan a very musical escape to save their lives.
ACT: The Musical "The Sound of Music .
DATE: From August 23rd to September 9th.
PLACE: The Euskalduna Palace of Bilbao.