Kursaal

The next season will start the Kursaal Eszena 22 and the 23 February with "Magical "Mozart flute, Opus production Lirica, the first of two operas protagonists of this season. "The Magic Flute" is one of the most famous operas in the history of music and shows a combination of traditional Viennese dramatized story and the scenic rite in which the humanist ideals of the Enlightenment are represented. further, for him 24 February Opus Lirica has designed a shortened version of "The Magic Flute" with piano for younger audiences. He 29 of June will be the second opera, an essential event in this season. It is lyrical gem "Mendi Mendiyan", one of the great compositions of José María Usandizaga, in which Calixto Bieito again face the challenge to stage a great work of a Basque premier author. The production will premiere at the Teatro Arriaga and then presented at the Kursaal.

The start of payment of classical music will be the 26 February, with La Cetra Barockorchester Basel and soprano Patricia Petibon, we will guide you through a fascinating journey between the Old and the New World, through a selection of well-known arias and musical curiosities of the seventeenth century. They will perform arias in which the old continent represent what French baroque melodies, English and Spanish, and the New World is embodied in popular songs of Latin America, Patricia Petibon rescues from oblivion.

Another major events of the season will be the 7 of March, the interpretation of "3rd Symphony" Mahler in which the composer expressed his great love for nature and will be performed by the youth orchestra Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. He 7 of April, Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra will offer an original program that will be heard works from the classicism of Mozart concert to Webern, one of the greatest exponents of the Second Viennese School.

The Academy for Ancient Music Berlin will perform at the Kursaal 25 of May. The Berlin Chamber Orchestra will perform one of the most popular pieces of Baroque repertoire, the "Water Music" by Handel, along with other works by Marais, Delalande telemann and inspired by the same liquid element.

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Next August 1st, the San Sebastian Musical Fortnight with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra (days 1 Y 2) and works Prokofiev, Beethoven Y Mozart. It will be the start of a new edition focused on consolidating a new model that without giving up rigor, the variety and quality of your proposals, has achieved a total and very healthy sustainability in times of crisis.

With the season tickets confirmed 100% for editing 2015 and some shows sold out a month after its inauguration with the 78% of the forecast of covered ticket sales, the interest that has aroused has the support of an audience that sees the ‘Tosca’ that will be performed on days 13 Y 15, with Ainhoa ​​Arteta as the protagonist and the show ‘Voces’, from Sara Baras, sold-out.

The symphonic series, with the Mahler Chamber in the opening and successively the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, Cadaqués Orchestra, the Cologne Radio Symphony - these three with the Orfeón Donostiarra- and the Oslo Philharmonic for closing on 30 of August, They have also been favorably received by the public with the programs that will be directed, in this order, by batons like that of Yuri Termikanov, Alberto Zedda, Jukka-Pekka Sarastre O Vasily Petrenko.

The presence of soloists like Grigori Sokolov (day 10 at the Victoria Eugenia Theater), for many the best pianist in the world, O Javier Perianes, the Spanish with the most international presence, next to the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, as well as lyrical proposals, old music, Baroque or pedagogical and solidarity programs with a wide presence within the calendar - as planned each year with the funds of the Early Music Cycle, which this season allocates the money collected from the tickets to the ADELA-Gipuzkoa association for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis-, make Donostia one of the most distinguished festivals but best adapted to the modernity of Europe.
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