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The Sound of Spain

November 29, 2019 @ 18:00 - 21:00

Sunshine, sangria and siesta; just a few of the words that sum up our glorious life in Spain. But what about its classical music and which pieces immediately spring to mind? Can even  just a few bars of music evoke the character and identity of a nation?

Two of Mallorca’s leading cultural societies, The Arts Society Mallorca and the Academia 1830 – an acclaimed local orchestra – are joining forces for the first time on Friday 29 November to present a showpiece event that will provide a lively look at Spain’s musical heritage.

This especially designed collaboration at the historic Sa Nostra Cultural Centre in Palma will consist of a talk by Oriol Palau, professor at the Conservatori Professional de Música in Palma and cello soloist, with musical accompaniment by Valentin Moldovan, a sought after professional pianist.

Through their music and words they will investigate the identity of Spain as expressed in its music and how music characterises a nation. They will explain what inspiration Spain has given to the world’s music and, interestingly, why so much of what we regard as Spanish music was not actually written by Spaniards.


November 29, 2019
18:00 - 21:00
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Centro Cultural Sa Nostra
C/de la Concepción 12
Palma, 07012
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