Calixto Bieito (Miranda de Ebro, 2 November 1963) is a Spanish theater director known for his radical interpretations of classic operas.
Miranda de Ebro is a city on the Ebro river in the province of Burgos in the autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain. It is located in the north-eastern part of the province, on the border with the province of Álava and the autonomous community of La Rioja. According to the 2008 census conducted by Spain's National Institute of Statistics, it has a population of 39,589 inhabitants, making it the second most populous city in the province after the capital, Burgos.
Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain(Spanish: Reino de España), is a country mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe. Its territory also includes two archipelagoes: the Canary Islands off the coast of Africa, and the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. The African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla make Spain the only European country to have a physical border with an African country (Morocco). Several small islands and a peninsula bordering Morocco in the Alboran Sea are also part of Spanish territory. The country's mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with British dependency Gibraltar; to the north and northeast by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; and to the west and northwest by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean.
In January 2010, he was appointed as the new Guest Director of the International Arts Festival of Castilla y León for the next two years.
Castile and León is an autonomous community in north-western Spain.
Televisión Española is the national state-owned public-service television broadcaster in Spain. TVE belongs to the RTVE Corporation which has overall responsibility for national public-service radio and television under a Parliament-appointed General Manager who, as well as being answerable to a Board of Directors, reports to an all-party committee of the national parliament, as provided for in the Public Radio and Television Law of 2006.
Miguel Delibes SetiénMML was a Spanish novelist, journalist and newspaper editor associated with the Generation of '36 movement. From 1975 until his death, he was a member of the Royal Spanish Academy, where he occupied chair letter "E". He studied commerce and law and began his career as a journalist. He later became the editor for the regional newspaper El Norte de Castilla before gradually devoting himself exclusively to writing novels.
Regietheater is the modern practice of allowing a director freedom in devising the way a given opera or play is staged so that the creator's original, specific intentions or stage directions can be changed, together with major elements of geographical location, chronological situation, casting and plot. Typically such changes may be made to point a particular political point or modern parallels which may be remote from traditional interpretations.
Joel Joan i Juvé is a Spanish actor, screenwriter and director.
The Vuelta Ciclista a Castilla y León is a professional road bicycle stage race held in Castile and León, Spain. Since 2005, Vuelta a Castilla y León has been a part of the UCI Europe Tour.
Dmitry Yulianovich Sitkovetsky is a Soviet-Russian born classical violinist, conductor and arranger, notably of the orchestral version of J S Bach's Goldberg Variations.
The Open Castilla y León is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It is currently part of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger Tour and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Women's Circuit. It has been held annually at the Villa de El Espinar in Segovia, Spain since 1986. The women's event was added to the tournament in 2015.
Francisco López is an avant-garde experimental musician and sound artist.
The Copa de Castilla y León is a basketball competition between the best teams of Castile and León, organized by the Castile and León Basketball Federation. From 2002 to 2005, the different teams where facing them every round and the final was played always against CB Valladolid, the only team in ACB in that years.
Francisco Lara Tejero is a Spanish composer and conductor of classical music.
Calixto may refer to:
The Barcelona Ballet was a classical ballet company based in Barcelona, Spain. Formerly called the Corella Ballet, the company was founded by dancer Ángel Corella, who is the current artistic director of Pennsylvania Ballet. The company toured through Spain and internationally.
Julio Valdeón Baruque was a historian of Spain.
The 2015 Castilian-Leonese regional election was held on Sunday, 24 May 2015, to elect the 9th Cortes of the Autonomous Community of Castile and León. All 84 seats in the Cortes were up for election. The election was held simultaneously with regional elections in twelve other autonomous communities and local elections all throughout Spain.
Andrew Gourlay is a British conductor. He is currently Music Director of the Castile and León Symphony Orchestra.
Lycée Français de Castilla y León or Lycée Français de Valladolid is a French international school in Laguna de Duero, Province of Valladolid, Castile and Leon, Spain, near Valladolid. The school serves ages 3–18, with levels maternelle (preschool) through lycée.
Marc Piollet is a French conductor. After positions at the Staatstheater Kassel and Volksoper in Vienna, he was Generalmusikdirektor (GMD) at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden from 2004 to 2012.
The 2007 Vuelta a Castilla y León was the 22nd edition of the Vuelta a Castilla y León cycle race and was held on 26 March to 30 March 2007. The race started in Zamora and finished in Soria. The race was won by Alberto Contador.
The 2006 Vuelta a Castilla y León was the 21st edition of the Vuelta a Castilla y León cycle race and was held on 20 March to 24 March 2006. The race started in Valladolid and finished in Segovia. The race was won by Alexander Vinokourov.