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6 October 2017

Chopin in the Caribbean

Studio

How would Chopin’s music sound if he had been born in the Caribbean?

A vital influence on the ebullient classical music scene of the 19th-century Antilles, Chopin inspired several generations of composers from Haiti to Curaçao, including the so-called ‘Chopin of the Caribbean’ himself, the Cuban Ernesto Lecuona.
 
Illustrious pianists Clara Rodríguez and Gustavo Corrales Romero join forces to pay tribute to the 2017 anniversaries of two respective compatriot figureheads of this rich legacy of 19th-century Caribbean composers: the Cuban Manuel Saumell and from the Caribbean mainland the Venezuelan Teresa Carreño. Leading ambassadors of this repertoire, they present a colourful programme blending Romantic lyricism with toe-tapping rhythms.

This event is part of Echoes Festival 2017, organised by ILAMS and the Instituto Cervantes with the kind support of KyG Productions

Programme:

Frédéric Chopin Ballade No. 1
Manuel Saumell
 Contradanzas(Selection)
Teresa Carreño
 Lafausse note | La corbeille de fleurs | Elegía No. 1
Louis Moreau Gottschalk
 Ojos criollos (Danse cubaine)
Ernesto Lecuona
 19th-CenturyCuban Dances (Selection) | Mazurka en glissando
Ignacio Cervantes
 Danzas(Selection)
Wim Statius Muller
 Waltzes(Selection)
Karen D. Russel de Corrales
 Sarabandio
Luis González Valdés
 Danzas(Selection)
Ludovic Lamothe
 Ladangereuse (Haitian merengue)
Juan Carlos Núñez
 Retratode Ramón Delgado-Palacios
Moisés Moleiro Joropo

Times & Prices

Performance Times
Fri 6 Oct, 8pm

Important Show Information
Seating is un-reserved in the Studio. We recommend you arrive early to choose your seats. If you are purchasing standing tickets you will not be permitted entry to the studio until 5 minutes before the show opens.
All tickets will have a seat apart from the standing tickets. When purchasing Studio Standard and Studio Gallery seats, please note that you may have to share a table with other patrons who are not from your party.


Ticket Prices
Studio floor: £18
Studio Gallery: £24
Studio Upper Gallery: £12
Standing: £12