Distinguished Spanish orchestra Sinfónica de Galicia will make its debut look in the Middle East this week with 2 performances in Abu Dhabi as part of the emirate's Abu Dhabi Classics global concert season.
Accompanied by conductor Dima Slobodeniouk and also piano musician Javier Perianes, the band will certainly make its first appearance on Wednesday, 13th January at Emirates Palace Auditorium in Abu Dhabi for a night dedicated to Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 as well as Mahler's 6th Symphony.
Mahler's 6th Symphony, known under many titles consisting of 'Symphony with the Hammer', 'Earthquake Symphony' and also 'Tragic', has been described by doubters and also experts as 'both wonderful and also frightening, a significant vision right into the depths of human existence, a well ordered creative chaos that embraces the listener with all its vehemence and faces him with an enormous yet sublime world of sound.'.
The adhering to evening, the orchestra will certainly do in the picturesque setting of Al Jahili Fort in Al Ain for an outside concert under the night sky for a performance titled 'Nights in the Gardens of Spain'.
Featuring jobs of Richard Wagner's Prelude as well as Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde and Johannes Brahms' last symphonic masterpiece, the 4th Symphony, the evening is devoted to the Nights in the Gardens of Spain, composed in between 1909 as well as 1916 by Spanish Composer Manuel de Falla.
The 'symphonic rhyme' is dominated by Spanish/Arab motifs and paints a garden of consistency where custom and modernity, Europe as well as Asia fuse with each other.
Dr Ronald Perlwitz, Head of Music Programme, TCA Abu Dhabi said: "With Sinfónica de Galicia, Abu Dhabi Classics is welcoming a band flawlessly according to the strategy to bring young, increasing sets to the UAE and to encourage them to perform in their core arsenal. The band is at the moment not only one of one of the most exhilarating Spanish sets however has actually likewise been seen over the last few years for its dazzling Mahler analyses. Paying attention to them carry out in Mahler's main harmony, the 6th, and in Al Jahili Fort with Falla's Nights in the Gardens of Spain will be an unusual satisfaction and also a great way to begin the musical year.".
The 2015/16 season of Abu Dhabi Classics, provided by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), began last October and has invited a few of the world's best bands to the emirate under a season-long theme of 'Music and also Poetry'.
The Symphony Orchestra of India, poets Gulzar and also Ajoy Chakrabarty, the Belgrade Philharmonic String Quartet, Jordi Savall as well as Hesperion XXl and also the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra have actually all carried out in the emirate while the season continues up until May with leading performers consisting of Kremerata Baltica, Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and also Matthias Goerne good to go to appear at places across the emirate this year.
For tickets as well as more info on upcoming performances see abudhabiclassics.ae.