Spanish Symphony

Thu, 21 Jul 2022
Spanish Symphony

Spanish Symphony celebrates Spanish classical music from the romantic and nationalist period in which stylised dance and popular songs played prominent roles.

Includes works by composers Granados, Ravel, Lalo, Ibert, de Falla and Albéniz, whose piano pieces were inspired by popular rhythms, written for salon concerts and danced in a stylised way.

The concert also includes a wide selection of popular songs from the pages of Spanish literature, such as the adventures of Don Quixote and a special four-handed abridged performance of Ravel’s Bolero on piano.

Piano: José Vicente Riquelme | Raúl Martínez
Violin: Rezart Kapetani
Bass: Lluís Martínez-Agudo
Soprano: Tanya Durán Gil
Dancer: Margarita Sánchez

Part of Spanish Season at The Horton
A series of classical music and dance in tribute to the tragic dancer Felix Garcia, banished to Horton Asylum in 1919. Performed by celebrated artists from Spain on an international tour. This is the only UK date.

The Spanish Season at The Horton is sponsored by the Spanish Embassy Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs, Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) and Fundación Cajamurcia.

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