Today in the afternoon there’s the world premiere of Tonades
for voice, guitar and orchestra, in the Nacional Auditorium of Madrid
The piece consists of a collection of seven peasant songs
from Catalunya, Mallorca and Valencia. The unmistakable character of the composer, his irony, craftiness and wit are mirrored into the seven songs filled with mediterranean evocations
Through a special treatment of the orchestration, the composer makes the popular component
of the melodies emerge.
gets a direct complicity with his audience, without falling into the predictable. During an interview recorded for RTVE
, the composer commented: “We have been a lifetime ignoring the south, always looking at the center of Europe, and I didn’t want to miss what the south offers to us, that is brutal.”
The Nacional Orchestra of Spain
, conducted by Josep Pons
, Feliu Gasull as the guitar soloist and the singer Silvia Pérez Cruz
-newest Best Song of the Goya Awards 2013
- will be the responsibles to perform the three concerts programed for this weekend.
The appointments are today and tomorrow (march 1st and 2nd
) at 19:30, and the next sunday (march 3rd
) at 11:30.