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Composer: de Falla, Manuel (1876-1946)

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CáceresLa revolución rusa

de Falla, Shostakovich
Orquesta de Extremadura; Manuel Hernández Silva; Celia Romero

LondonPowerplay: Lawrence Power and Simon Crawford-Philips

Shostakovich, Turnage, de Falla, Berlioz, Prokofiev
Lawrence Power; Simon Crawford-Phillips

MadridCiclo Sinfónico: Prokofiev el madrileño

López López, Prokofiev, Ravel, de Falla
Orquesta Nacional de España; Miguel Romea; Arabella Steinbacher; Maria José Montiel

LondonJosep Pons conducts two terrific and colourful Spanish scores

de Falla, Granados
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Josep Pons; Maria Toledo; Nancy Fabiola Herrera; Gustavo Peña; Lidia Vinyes Curtis

MadridDescubre… El sombrero de tres picos de Falla

de Falla
Orquesta Nacional de España; Miguel Romea; Maria José Montiel
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Mexicans impress in Dublin

An enjoyable concert of Nights in the Gardens of Spain, Ravel's Piano concerto for the Left Hand and Nielsen's Symphony no. 5 by the Mexican duo Carlos Prieto and Jorge Osorio. 
***11
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A powerful El amor brujo in Atlanta

The Atlanta Symphony and guest conductor Jun Märkl spin a spell with Falla's El amor brujo, with soprano Catalina Cuervo. 
***11
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Tragedy and comedy in a double bill in Adelaide

Manuel de Falla’s rarely performed La Vida Breve and Giacomo Puccini’s comic Gianni Schicchi are quite contrasting mini-operas, united by common threads of deception and the clash of class distinction.
****1
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Prom 51: Hearty Elgar from Oramo and the BBCSO

Is traditional English pub grub popular in Helsinki? Perhaps Sakari Oramo got a taste for it during his Birmingham years for there was something “stout and steaky” about last night’s hearty performance of Elgar’s Third Symphony.
***11
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Prom 43: Dutoit and the RPO pull out all the stops

Just what the doctor ordered: a programme of Franco-Iberian musical delights to advance the cause of a Mediterranean lifestyle, with Charles Dutoit and the RPO in commanding form.
****1
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