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BBC SSO 2018/19: Viva España!

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BBC SSO 2018/19: Viva España!

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BBC SSO 2018/19: Viva España!

BBC SSO

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£28.00, £23.50, £19.50 & £14.00
Open to All
Please note that the Glasgow Life Box Office charges a fee of £1.50 on all telephone bookings and £1.00 on all online bookings. There will be a £1.00 charge if you wish your tickets posted to you.
0141 353 8000
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Dates and times

Thursday 14 March 2019
7:30PM - 9:30PM

Season Ticket bookings available from 22/03/18
General Ticket bookings available 30/04/18

It’s been said that all the best Spanish music came from France. That’s not strictly true – nothing captures the fragrance of an Andalusian evening quite like Manuel de Falla’s enchanted Nights in the Gardens of Spain, especially when performed by the superb young Spanish virtuoso Javier Perianes. And there’s nothing polite about the flamenco rhythms and simmering passions of his ballet The Three-Cornered Hat, either. But that didn’t stop Ravel and Debussy falling in love with the sounds, scents and images of Spain, and from the moonlit warmth of Debussy’s Images to the heady perfumes of Ravel’s sun-drenched Rapsodie espagnole, this is a programme to fire the imagination and caress the ears.

Prelude: 6.45pm in the Recital Room

Dr Caroline Potter, from the School of Advanced Study, University of London, talks about French composers’ fascination with Spain.

Debussy
Images

Falla
The Three-Cornered Hat: Suite No.1

Falla
Nights in the Gardens of Spain*

Ravel
Alborada del gracioso

Ravel
Rapsodie espagnole

Javier Perianes piano*
Thomas Dausgaard conductor

Concert ends at approx. 9.40pm

Venue

City Halls

Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Open Monday 10:00am - 6:00pm

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