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21142 Star Starred
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
323-850-2000
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 33 members
Review from DAC

Beethoven's 8th was wonderful and enjoyable. Falla was very exciting with the larger orchestra and choir. Loved the flamenco guitar, singer and dancer especially. The Opera stars were also very good although the words are ridiculously soap...continued

reviewed Nov 08 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Stephen DeCordova

Rafael Frubeck de Burgos is one of the great conductors working today; it was a thrill to see him and the LA Phil in this stunning program. It was HUGE: big orchestra, the LA Master Chorale, seven superb soloists, a Flamenco singer and guitar...continued

reviewed Nov 09 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from JC De Pablo

The passion and of Spain was wonderfully interpreted by all the performers, orchestra, conductor, chorus, solists, dancer, it was a beautiful enjoyable concert and performance

reviewed Nov 10 2012 report as inappropriate
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Life and death, light and dark: Spanish conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos pairs Beethoven’s ebullient Eighth Symphony with Falla’s gritty tale of a woman wronged. Light on its feet, the Eighth is full of abstract dance gestures, while Falla drew on Spanish traditional song and dance for his two-act opera.

*Artists *

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor

Nancy Fabiola Herrera, (Salud) mezzo-soprano

Cristina Faus, (Abuela) soprano

Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano

Vicente Ombuena, (Paco) tenor

Alfredo García, (Tío Sarvaor) baritone

Josep Miquel Ramón, (Manuel) bass-baritone

Gustavo Peña, (Voz de la fragua) tenor

Núria Pomares, bailarina

Pedro Sanz, cantaor

Pablo Sáinz-Villegas, guitar

Los Angeles Master Chorale, Grant Gershon, music director

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