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    A Catalan Celebration

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    Wed 1 Dec 2021, 7.30pm
    Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Classical music
    £15 ⁠–⁠ £20
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    London Sinfonietta orchestra

    In a sun-soaked and folkloric programme, the London Sinfonietta explores the visionary work of Roberto Gerhard alongside three pieces by living Catalan composers.

    Gerhard’s brilliant pieces are named for the zodiac symbols.

    Libra, his own sign, draws together a colourfully rhythmic folk-like melody with 12-tone influences, while Leo, written for his wife, contrasts the lion’s lazy peacefulness with awe-inspiring outbursts when roused.

    The London Sinfonietta returns to these pieces – in its founding year, the ensemble gave the first European performances of these works.

    Performers
    • London Sinfonietta
    • Edmon Colomer conductor
    Repertoire
    • Gerhard: Libra
    • Joan Magrané Figuera: Faula
    • Raquel Garcia-Tomás: aequae
    • Interval
    • Lisa Illean: Januaries
    • Gerhard: Leo

    Need to know

    Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer at 6.30pm: pre-concert talk, hosted by Samuel Llano, musicologist and cultural historian specialising in the music and sound cultures of Spain, France and Morocco. LLano is joined by conductor Edmon Colomer and composer Joan Magrané Figuera. Admission free.

    Dates & times

    Wed 1 Dec 2021, 7.30pm
    Approximate run time: 105 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

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