Performer: Juanjo Mena

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LondonLondon Philharmonic Orchestra: The Rite of Spring

Debussy, Ravel, Delius, Stravinsky
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Juanjo Mena; Benedetto Lupo

MadridCiclo Sinfónico: Música de lejos

Bernstein, Paus, Montsalvatge
Orquesta Nacional de España; Juanjo Mena; Eduardo Raimundo; Clara Mouriz

MadridDescubre… West Side Story de Bernstein

Bernstein
Orquesta Nacional de España; Juanjo Mena

MadridCiclo Sinfónico: De pianos y órganos

Mozart, Bruckner
Orquesta Nacional de España; Juanjo Mena; Rudolf Buchbinder; Luba Orgonášová; Marina Prudenskaya; Steve Davislim

MontrealBeethoven and Tchaikovsky

Weber, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal; Juanjo Mena; Paul Lewis
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Renaud Capuçon finds the tragedy in Shostakovich

The UK première of Shchedrin's Dialogues with Shostakovich was followed by powerful Shostakovich. 
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Juanjo Mena and BBC Philharmonic unlock Mahler's Third

Juanjo Mena begins the final year of his stint with the BBC Philharmonic with a warm interpretation of Mahler's Third Symphony.
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Contemplations on death from Tchaikovsky and Simpson

Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic juxtaposed Simpson's oratorio, The Immortal, inspired by mediums and seances, with Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony where life slips away into the void.
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Prom 9: Refined beauty in Beethoven's Fidelio

Skelton's Florestan provides the power in a refined, elegant performance that brings out the beauty in Beethoven's score.
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Mieczysław Weinberg's music in Boston

Balance and transparency may have been in short supply elsewhere Friday afternoon, but not in Symphony Hall where Juanjo Mena led the Boston Symphony in a bracing program of works by Prokofiev, Weinberg and Tchaikovsky. The 26 year-old Prokofiev wrote the Symphony no.
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