Both the actor, Miguel Ribagorda as Mozart and the tenor, Andoni Barañano, embodying the valet of the brilliant composer, are highly qualified professionals with a career of over 20 years, having performed in the main theaters of the Spanish geography. They ara also founding members of the prestigious opera company Opera Divertimento.
As W.A. Mozart
Miguel Ribagord follows a complete training as a playwright, actor and stage manager for a period of five years in various official centers. Soon he gets mentions as director and his first publications are chosen to be performed at various festivals such as the Open Theatre Festival Toledo and the Theatre Festival of Madrid Sierra Norte. He adapts and co-directed Shakespeare´s "The Tragedy of Richard III" programmed in “Teatro Español” in Madrid. In 2013 his play "B.A.M.I." is selected by IBERESCENA to be represented in Mexico. In 2014, he takes part in the production "Fissures" performed in the María Guerrero Theatre in Madrid. He is currently preparing his PhD in theater and Neurosciences.
As Luiggi, Mozart's valet
Andoni Barañano pursued higher studies in law at the University of Deusto and singing studies in the Conservatory of Madrid. In 2000, as a tenor, he settles in Florence, Italy, to join the professional chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, getting to play major roles in operas such as “The Abduction from the Seraglio” by Mozart under the baton of Z. Mehta. After his stay in Italy, he returns to Spain and begins a solo career playing major roles in opera houses in Spain and Portugal of productions such as Madame Butterfly, Rigoletto, Traviata, Don Pasquale, Barber of Seville, etc. In June 2016 he will return to one of his preferred roles, Alfredo's Traviata that will be performed at the Teatro Principal in Vitoria. Currently he combines his solo career with his singing and choirs teaching activities.