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“Vive l’Espagne!”
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  • where: Dell Hall directions
  • conductor: Peter Bay

These performances will feature French composers who were influenced by the sounds of Spain. The night will include what some consider Chabrier’s most famous piece, his España and then guest violinist, Philippe Quint will perform Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole on his 1708 “Ruby” Antonio Stradivari violin, the same violin famed violinist, Pablo de Sarasate played, to whom Lalo dedicated the Symphonie espagnole!

The evening will conclude with a magnificent piece by Georges Bizet-Rodion Shchedrin Carmen Suite (excerpts from the opera transcribed for strings and percussion) (1968).

Still want more? How about playing on some string instruments provided by our friends at Violins Etc.? We also have a wonderful pre-concert talk given by Bob Buckalew at 7:10 pm. How about “tweeting” with our musicians and ASO staff? Take a photo in front of our photo wall. The Austin Symphony wants you to get the most out of your concert experience, which starts…

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Program
Emmanuel Chabrier España
Édouard Lalo Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21
Georges Bizet-Rodion Shchedrin Carmen Suite (excerpts from the opera transcribed for strings and percussion)

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