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Prom 46: Daniel Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

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Royal Albert HallKensington Gore, London, Greater London, SW7 2AP, United Kingdom
On Wednesday 20 August 2014 at 19:30
Festival: BBC Proms

The West–Eastern Divan Orchestra and Daniel Barenboim return for a colourful Spanish-flavoured evening. We begin just outside Seville in Mozart’s vivacious Figaro overture, before drifting into the dreamy Spanish nights of Ravel’s Rapsodie espagnole. Dreams give way to convulsing, urgent dance as we reach the Rapsodie’s latter movements – a preview of the rhythmic intensity of the composer’s Boléro. Also featuring here are two works newly composed for the orchestra – both exploring the musical junctions of East and West.

Seats  £18  to  £68  (plus  booking  fee).

Daniel Barenboim © BBC/Chris Christodoulou
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