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From the Victoria Hall, Hanley, the concluding part of a Spanish-themed concert with Juanjo Mena conducting the BBC Philharmonic. Bizet arr Mena: Carmen Suite. Ravel: Bolero.

Presented by Stuart Flinders

Live from the Victoria Hall, Hanley

The BBC Philharmonic give their first concert with their new Chief Conductor Juanjo Mena at the Victoria Hall in Hanley. They perform music from his native Spain, including the two colourful suites from Manuel de Falla's ballet "The Three-cornered Hat" and one of Rodrigo's cello concertos. Two French masters cast their eyes to sunny Spain; Bizet with his dramatic music for "Carmen", and Ravel's powerful Bolero.

Bizet: Carmen Suite (arr. Juanjo Mena)
Ravel: Bolero

Asier Polo, cello
The BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena, conductor.

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Fri 30 Sep 2011 21:00

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