Federico Moreno Torroba (1891-1982)
Information about the composer Federico Moreno Torroba and his operas.
Set in Madrid during the Spanish revolution, the opera tells the story of the clash between Hernando, a Liberal landowner, and Moreno, a Monarchist cavalry colonel, over the love of Luisa Fernanda.
Recommended recordings on DVD
López-Cobos/Herrera/Cantarero (Opus Arte OA 0969 D)
Recorded live at the Teatro Real de Madrid, 2006.
Madrid Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Jésus López-Cobos, 2006.
Cast: Nancy Herrera (Luisa Fernanda), Mariola Cantarero (Duchess Carolina), José Bros (Javier Moreno), Plácido Domingo (Vidal Hernando).
Opus Arte OA 0969 D