This 27 April sees the premiere of Variations in memoriam Gonzalo de Olavide
, by David del Puerto
, at the Auditorio Nacional de Madrid
This commissioned work will be performed by the Spanish National Orchestra
(ONE), under the baton of Pablo González
. The concert also includes the debut of a work commissioned by the ONE
from Gonzalo de Olavide
, who died two years ago, and who was very close to David del Puerto, both as an artist and as a friend.
These two transitional works of the 20th-21st centuries will be performed along with two other transitional works from the 18th-19th centuries, Mozart's Concerto No. 1 for Flute and Orchestra
and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 in D Major,Opus 36.