BBC Symphony Orchestra / Pons

Turina Danzas fantasticas, Benet Casablancas Siete escenas de Hamlet (UK premiere), Ravel Rapsodie espagnole, Falla El amor brujo

24 October 2008 / 19:00


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Turina Danzas fantasticás
Benet Casablancas Siete escenas de Hamlet (UK premiere)
Ravel Rapsodie espagnole
Falla El amor brujo

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Josep Pons conductor
Ginesa Ortega flamenco singer
Ray Fearon actor

Spain’s musical past includes compelling meetings between high and popular culture, vividly captured in Manuel de Falla’s so-called ‘gypsy revel’, El amor brujo, and intensified tonight with the seductive artistry of Flamenco singer Ginesa Ortega. Delicate contrasts of sound and richly woven textures lie at the musical heart of Benet Casablancas’ Set escenes de Hamlet, written in the late 1980s. Thanks to his Basque maternal family, Ravel’s connections with Iberian culture ran deep. His Rapsodie espagnole evokes the effervescent, seductive spirit of Spain.

Pre-concert talk: 6pm, Barbican Hall. An introduction to tonight's programme.
BBC Music Intro concert: An introduction to concert-going for families.
Promoted by BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Part of BBC Symphony Orchestra 2008-2009


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