Conducted by: Kirill Petrenko Guitar: Pablo Sáinz-Villegas
Celebrate the conclusion to 2020 with the Berliner Philharmoniker’s glitteringNew Year’s Eve Concert.This fantastic event will bring the diversity of Spanish music to life.The virtuoso guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegaswill play Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, andChief ConductorKirill Petrenkowill lead his orchestra into the New Year with a programme full of atmosphere consisting of familiar favourites and rediscoveries.
Opening Programme – Introduction Manuel de Falla El amor brujo: Introduction and“Ritual Fire Dance” Joaquín Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra Mozart Camargo Guarnieri 3 Dances for Orchestra: DansaBrasileira Heitor Villa – Lobos BachianasBrasileiras No. 4 Nikolai Rimsky- Korsakov Capriccio on Spanish Themes, op. 34
2 hours approx. (including 30 min opening programme and concert without intermission)
1hr 52 | Headstrong Willis is in the early stages of dementia so his son, John, brings him to stay with him. Unfortunately, his best intentions ultimately run up against Willis’ adamant refusal to change his way of life.
1hr 38 | A festive follow-up to A Street Cat Named Bob. Busker James Bowen faces losing his companion Bob when animal welfare officials question if a homeless person living in a shelter should own a cat.
The 1990s was a simpler time. Many people look back on that time with sweet nostalgia, and what better way to indulge in performative sentimentality than through a whimsical consideration of Yuletide rituals in the popular 90s sitcom, Friends.
Since the first publication of Theodor Seuss Geisel’s story How the Grinch Stole Christmas there have been numerous adaptations. Looking back at some of these, this lecture considers our cultural fascination with the act of adaptation.