##Michele Mariotti conducts works by Fauré, Mozart, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Poulenc at Les Arts and at the Auditori de Castelló

The conductor meets again with the Cor de la Generalitat and the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana nine years after his debut in Les Arts in 2011

-Michele Mariotti will conduct the orchestra of ‘Les Arts’ this Saturday, February 8, in Valencia and Sunday 9 in the Auditori de Castelló

Michele Mariotti will conduct the Cor de la Generalitat and the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana in a concert featuring works by Fauré, Mozart, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Poulenc on Saturday the 8th of February at the Palau de les Arts and Sunday the 9th at the Auditori de Castelló.

Born in Pesaro, he will be reunited with ‘Les Arts’ nine years after his celebrated debut in Valencia with Rossini’s opera ‘La Cenerentola’.

Winner of the Italian critics’ Abbiati Prize 2016, Michele Mariotti is currently one of the musicians from the transalpine country with the greatest international presence, with commitments in the main capitals of the opera circuit: New York, London, Milan, Vienna, Berlin and Paris.

For his presentation in the Auditori de Les Arts this Saturday at 7 pm, the Italian maestro has selected a programme with a first part that is entirely orchestral, with Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s ‘Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt’ and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s ‘Haffner Symphony’ on the lectern.

After the break, Mariotti conducts the Cor de la Generalitat and the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana in two works that have never been performed before in the symphonic-choral repertoire of Les Arts: ‘Pavana’ by Gabriel Fauré and ‘Gloria’ by Francis Poulenc, with soprano Aida Gimeno from the Centre de Perfeccionament Plácido Domingo as the soloist.

On Sunday the 9th of February at 7:30 pm, Michele Mariotti will conduct this same programme in the Auditori i Palau de Congresos de Castelló as part of the symphonic series that Les Arts is developing in the capital of La Plana in collaboration with the Institut Valencià de Cultura.


Palau de Les Arts (Valencia) Auditori

8 February 2020 – 7 p.m.

Auditorium -Sala Sinfónica-, Castellón

February 9th  2020

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy 1809 – 1847

Meersstille und glückliche Fahrt, op. 27

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756 – 1791

Symphony No. 35, KV 385, in D Major, “Haffner”

Gabriel Fauré 1845 – 1924

Pavane, op. 50

Francis Poulenc 1899 – 1963

Glory *

Aida Gimeno, soprano

Orchestra of the Valencian Community

Choir of the Generalitat Valenciana

*Centre Placido Domingo  (Valencia)

Fundació de la Comunitat Valenciana
Av. del Professor López Piñero (Historiador de la Medicina), 1
46013 Valencia


Tel. (+34) 96 197 58 00
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