Alfonso Romero Mora
Born in Madrid, Alfonso Romero Mora began his musical studies at an early age, obtaining his title as piano professor. Currently, he teaches Body Technic and Scene at Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofia de Madrid.
He was director and founder of various choruses with which he worked above all on the Baroque and Renaissance repertoire. At the same time, he took specialized courses in baroque organ, harpsichord and choral direction, given by acclaimed teachers of these styles.
As a stage director he made his debut in Spain with a production of Poulenc's La voix humaine at the 2003 Festival de Música Are More de Vigo.
Highlights of his engagements include his longtime collaboration with Teatro Real Madrid and Staatstheater Darmstadt under the artistic director John Dew as well as the World Premiere of La Cuzzoni for Teatro Albéniz, Auditorio de Barcelona, Lord Byron at Liceu de Barcelona, I Puritani for Festival de Ópera de La Coruña and ABAO in Bilbao, La Ardilla Astuta for Festival Mozart and Teatro Arriaga, Die Zauberflöte (Teatro de El Escorial and Kursaal), Lucia di Lammermoor (Teatro Gayarre Pamplona and Festival de Ópera de La Coruña), Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci (Festival de Ópera de Titulcia), and Otello (Teatro Principal de Palma de Mallorca, chosen the best production of the season).
His recent projects include among others L'elisir d'amore at Staatstheater Braunschweig, Andrea Chenier for Festival de Perelada and La boheme with the Danish National Opera.
The winner of the 3rd Prize at the European Competition of Stage Directing “EOP Camerata Nuova” (Wiesbaden 2005) with his production of Rossini's La Cenerentola, and Finalist at the International Competition of Opera Directing in Prague (2007) with his project of Handel's Alcina.
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