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See the concert live at L’Auditori or follow it on-line for free at L’Auditori Digital on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 11 a.m.

Romeo and Juliet

Directory

    Bernat Vivancos: U (2021) 20' – World première, commissioned work
    Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 (1919) 32'
    Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (1935). Selection 20'

Performers

    Barcelona Symphony Orchestra (OBC)

    Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
    Duncan Ward, conductor

Program

Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto is one of the last pieces in his oeuvre, full of maturity and with transparent orchestration. A cornerstone of the modern cello repertoire, the soloist intersperses a fabric of melancholic and elegiac recitatives with sections of dazzling vivacity.
The music of Bernat Vivancos, guest composer for the 2021-2022 season, is a constant search for living, glowing harmony. In U, for full orchestra, the composer takes another step forward with his musical language, reaching new heights of aesthetic daring: the micro-tonal language is interleaved with the orchestral discourse as a clash of textures, in a score that combines auditory magma with sequences of crystal-clear luminosity.

    • SHOW MADE
    • 17, 18 and 19 September 2021
  • €25 / €35 / €45 / €55
  • Hall 1 Pau Casals
  • OBC Symphonic Season

The paradigm of love in the form of an unattainable longing is found unmistakeably in the story of Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare masterfully conveys the tension between young love which is liberating and adult society which is oppressive in this classic that has survived to this day and which is a constant source of reinterpretations. Sergei Prokofiev relied on this dramatic text in composing the ballet Romeo and Juliet, one of the composer’s most famous works and one filled with iconic themes and motifs.

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