Inspired by one of Spain’s royal gardens, Concierto de Aranjuez was composed by Joaquín Rodrigo to take listeners on a journey to another place and time with its hints of natural sounds. Here’s an invitation to be transported by famed guitarist Pepe Romero, who is renowned for his interpretation of this cherished masterpiece.
At a Glance
BIZET - Suite from Carmen
RODRIGO - Concierto de Aranjuez (for guitar and orchestra)
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - Capriccio espagnol
DEBUSSY – La Mer
Pablo Heras-Casado, who was originally scheduled to conduct this evening’s concert, regrets that he has had to cancel his engagement here due to illness. Conductor Thierry Fischer has agreed to step in to lead tonight’s program, with the musical repertoire listed above, featuring the originally-announced concerto performance by guitar soloist Pepe Romero.
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