The Orchestra of the Valencian Community offers its first symphonic concert

Thomas Hengelbrock

The Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana (OCV) offers this Wednesday, 15 of July, his first symphonic concert within the new normal at 20.00 hours, in the Main Hall.

After offering three celebrated chamber programs both in Arts as in different municipalities of the Valencian territory, The OCV will close the 'Torna a Les Arts' cycle with works by Beethoven under the direction of Thomas Hengelbrock.

For the first time, after the return to activities open to the public, The Main Room will open its doors with a maximum occupancy of 75 % of its total capacity that will involve the mandatory use of a mask for the attending public.

The renowned German director Thomas Hengelbrock is already in Valencia to prepare his debut at the head of the OCV with a program that celebrates the 250 anniversary of the birth of the composer of Bonn with the works bertura Overture of Fidelio, On. 72’And the symphonies number 6 Y 8.

Les Arts thus joins the celebrations of the Beethoven Year, in which the 250 anniversary of the birth of the composer from Bonn. further, two days later, on Friday 17, the Valencian Community Orchestra with Hengelbrock as conductor will perform at the Granada Music and Dance Festival with this same program.

Thomas Hengelbrock is considered one of the most versatile and fascinating conductors of his generation. Particularly recognized for his historicist works in the Baroque, his repertoire ranges from 17th century music to contemporary works and includes all genres.


Les Arts informs that it has set a single price of 20 euros for the seats for this concert. Season subscribers will benefit from a special rate of 10 euros per ticket.

According to the new health situation, wearing the mask, in addition to being necessary throughout the show, it will also be essential for access to common areas.

Likewise, remember that the rest of the security protocols will be maintained, such as taking the temperature, controlled access and evacuation of the room, individual use of elevators, maintaining the interpersonal distance of 1,5 meters, in addition to the restricted use of the toilets.

Photograph: Miguel Lorenzo