Concert in the Palace of Aranjuez

On Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 20:00h, an extraordinary concert sponsored by National Heritage will take place at the Patio de Armas of the Palace of Aranjuez.

RTVE Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez
Guitar soloist: Rafael Aguirre
On the program:
Concierto de Aranjuez
Música para un jardín

Free admission until full seating capacity is reached. (1000 seats)
The Palace doors will open at 19:00h. We recommend that you arrive early, especially if you need to park a vehicle.

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Although this Concerto is a piece of pure music, without any specific program, its composer, by identifying a specific place – Aranjuez – intended to indicate a particular time – the end of the 18th and beginning of the 19th centuries, the courts of Charles IV and Ferdinand VII, a subtly stylized atmosphere of majas and bullfighters, and of Spanish sounds returning from America.

The music of the Concierto de Aranjuez sounds forth – hidden in the breeze which moves the leaves of the gardens – and only wishes to be agile like a butterfly, but as tightly controlled as a verónica, the pass of a bullfighter’s cape.

- Joaquín Rodrigo

Annual visit to the Foundation

turina2018web Annual concert at the Victoria and Joaquín Rodrigo Foundation organized by professor Ana Benavides, and performed by students and professors from the Joaquín Turina Conservatory, with the special participation of the clarinet ensemble directed by Pedro Rubio.

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