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Guide to Live Classical Music, Concerts and Opera in Spain

Patrizia Ciofi and Pietro Spagnoli in La Fille du régiment © Antoni Bofill
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A weekend at Barcelona's Liceu

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February 2018
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Alberto Iglesias

Scoring for Spain: The film music of Alberto Iglesias

The cinematic world consists of two types: those who believe that continually recasting from a favoured coterie of actors can endanger suspension of disbelief, and those who do not. 
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PamplonaOrquesta Sinfónica de Navarra

Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra
Weinberg, Walton, Brahms
Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra; Jacek Kaspszyk; Isabel Villanueva

BarcelonaBeethoven's Violin Concerto

Beethoven's Violin Concerto
Schubert, Beethoven, Sor
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya; Jan Willem de Vriend; Vilde Frang

Santiago de CompostelaReal Filharmonía de Galicia

Real Filharmonía de Galicia
Mirzoyan, Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky
Real Filharmonía de Galicia; Jonathan Webb; Alexandre Kantorow

SalamancaRachmaninov, Mahler

Rachmaninov, Mahler
Rachmaninov, Mahler
Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE; Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez; Luis-Fernando Pérez; Rebeca Salcines

ValenciaCompañía Antonio Gades

Compañía Antonio Gades
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A vivid Street Scene at the Teatro Real

Joel Prieto (Sam) and Mary Bevan (Rose) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Weill's neglected "American Opera" opens in Madrid with a refurbished production by John Fulljames and a strong cast led by Patricia Racette.
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Spanish première for Heggie's Dead Man Walking

Joyce DiDonato (Sister Helen) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Jake Heggie's story of redemption captivated the Teatro Real audience thanks to a solid cast and an effective production
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Zimmermann's Bach and Schumann stand out in Barcelona

Frank Peter Zimmermann © Harald Hoffmann | Hänssler Classic
This season, the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya (OBC) is turning its eyes towards Bach, whilst at the same time programming the usual great symphonic repertoire, as well as contemporary composers. Here, Kazushi Ono gathered a Bach concerto (transcribed for violin), a rarely-performed work by Schumann and Richard Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra.
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An abstract tryst by moonlight at the Liceu

Iréne Theorin (Isolde) and Stefan Vinke (Tristan) © A. Bofill
The 2011 Lyon production, with an excellent orchestral and vocal performance, brings an austerely moonlit version of Tristan und Isolde to Barcelona.
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A disapointing Sorolla

© Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Antonio Najarro’s attempt to produce a dance piece inspired by Joaquín Sorolla’s paintings for the Ballet National de España’s production Sorolla fails to grasp the essence of the rich diversity of Spanish dance
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