Until next Saturday the Sala Roja of the Teatros del Canal presents Oro y Plata de Ramón, a show full of music, dance, bohemia, humour and sensuality.
Oro y Plata de Ramón is a real party of sound, a baroque cabaret that bears the hallmark of the company For the fun of it. The piece fuses music hall, romancero and verbena, and presents a reduction of fifteen centuries of songs, including pieces by Manuel de Falla, George Gershwin and Cole Porter, as well as texts dated or inspired by the Spanish Baroque, by García Lorca, Jorge Manrique and Miguel de Cervantes, among others. These creations parade through the office of one of the last minstrels and geniuses of the Madrid avant-garde: Ramón Gómez de la Serna. In 1936, in his tower, while he was saying goodbye to his memories, he saw how they intertwined with those of Lope, Quevedo and El Greco. He realised that the key to all of them was to be found in the cante jondo of the gypsies, which was so highly valued in Spain and the United States in the 1920s, and also in Afro-American music, because the Baroque is reborn in jazz. Tickets in this link.