Mazzola conducts Respighi, Falla and Ravel | London Philharmonic Orchestra

Mazzola conducts Respighi, Falla and Ravel | London Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 19:30

Enrique Mazzola brings his flair to a concert influenced by the sultry heat of Iberia. A shimmer of Andalusian light shines over the movements of Manuel de Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain – an exotic slice of delicate, glistening orchestral writing that together with Ottorino Respighi’s blazing picture of the city of Rome is about as evocative of a place as is possible in music. Unsurprisingly, perhaps, it was a foreigner who seemed to get most excited by the prospect of evoking Spain in music. A foreigner, and arguably the greatest orchestrator who ever lived – Maurice Ravel – whose firecracker Rapsodie Espagnole rounds off this concert with infectious panache and bite.

Part of The Rest is Noise Festival.

Fontane di Roma, 'Fountains of Rome'
Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Manuel de Falla (1876-1946)
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Rapsodie espagnole
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Il Tramonto
Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)


Royal Festival Hall
Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XX
United Kingdom
51° 30' 12.24" N, 0° 7' 2.8128" W
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