Festival Casals de Puerto Rico

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Festival Casals de Puerto Rico beginning on February 25, 2017. The "Festival Casals de Puerto Rico" is a classical music festival held every year since 1957 in San Juan. It was founded by the famous chelista, orchestra conductor and composer Pablo Casals.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25
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Sala de Festivales Centro de Bellas Artes
Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico
Krzysztof Penderecki, director
Iwona Hossa, soprano
Ewa Vesin, soprano
Agnieszka Rehlis, mezzosoprano 
Rafał Bartmiński, tenor 
Tomasz Konieczny, bajo
Coral Filarmónica de San Juan 
Carmen Acevedo, directora
Coro de Niños de San Juan
María Gabriela Hernández, directora

Program
K. Penderecki        Credo
 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26
Seating Chart
Sala Sinfónica Centro de Bellas Artes
Borodin Quartet
Rubén Aharonian, violín
Sergei Lomovsky, violín
Igor Naidin, viola
Vladimir Balshin, violonchelo

Program
D. Shostakovich     Cuarteto de cuerdas núm. 11, Op. 122 
D. Shostakovich     Cuarteto de cuerdas núm. 9, Op. 117
L. van Beethoven    Cuarteto de cuerdas núm. 15, Op. 132
 

THURSDAY, MARCH 2
Seating Chart
Sala Sinfónica Centro de Bellas Artes
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Sonatas de Beethoven
Programa
L. van Beethoven    Sonata núm. 2, Op. 31, "La tempestad"
            Sonata núm. 3, Op. 31 "La caza"
            Sonata núm. 2, Op. 14 
            Sonata Op. 53, "Waldstein"
 

FRIDAY, MARCH 3
Seating Chart
Sala Sinfónica Centro de Bellas Artes
Łukasz Kuropaczewski, guitarra

Program
M. Giuliani                  Rossiniana, núm. 3 
M.M. Ponce                24 preludios para guitarra
N. Paganini                 Sonatas, Op. 6 núm. 1 y núm. 3
M. Llobet                    13 canciones populares catalanas
M. Neikrug                  Tres piezas para guitarra
 

SATURDAY, MARCH 4
Seating Chart
Sala Sinfónica Centro de Bellas Artes
Tafelmusik, conjunto de música antigua

J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation
 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8
Seating Chart
Sala Sinfónica Centro de Bellas ArtesCorey Cerovsek, violín
Emilio Colón, violonchelo
Gabriela Martínez, piano

Program
L.van Beethoven                    Trío Op. 97, “Archiduque”
P. Casals                               Pastoral (1893)
Poème (1917)
G. Cassadó                            Requiebros
A. Dvořák                               Trío núm. 4, Op. 90, “Dumky”
 

THURSDAY, MARCH 9
Seating Chart
Sala Sinfónica Centro de Bellas Artes
Gil Shaham, violín 
Adele Anthony, violín

Program
J.M. Leclair               Sonata núm. 5, Op. 3 
B. Bartók                  44 dúos, Sz. 98  (selecciones)
L. Spohr                    Dúo concertante núm 2, Op. 67
H. Wieniawski            Études-Caprices, Op. 18 (selecciones)
S. Prokofiev               Sonata Op. 56 
J. Massenet               “Meditación” de la ópera Thaïs
B. Bernie/M. Pinkark   Sweet Georgia Brown
 

SATURDAY, MARCH 11
Seating Chart
Sala de Festivales Centro de Bellas Artes
Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico
Maximiano Valdés, director
Michelle De Young, mezzosoprano
John Relyea, bajo 
Gil Shaham, violín

Program
B. Bartók            El castillo de Barbazul, Op. 11 (ópera)
L.v. Beethoven    Concierto para violín en re mayor, Op. 61

Program subject to change.

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ACCESSIBILITY

  • In order to receive the handicap discount tickets must be purchased in person presenting the ID issued by the Department of Health of Puerto Rico certifying disability. The parking carnet is not valid for this discount. Only one (1) discount per person per ticket.
  • WHEELCHAIR INFORMATION: If the event is in Centro de Bellas Artes of Santurce, you can only buy your ticket at the box office of Centro de Bellas Artes to ensure that they can accommodate the wheelchair.

AGE RESTRICTIONS

  • Children 3 years old and older pay Regular price.
  • Children under 3 years old are not allowed at Centro de Bellas Artes, even if the show is for children..

SENIORS

  • If the event is in Centro de Bellas Artes of Santurce, you can only buy your ticket at the box office of Centro de Bellas Artes to honor the Senior 65+ discount (people over 65).
  • Only a minimum of 5% of total ticket sales of each function will be reserved to be sold to persons 65 years of age or older at a discount of 50% of the ticket price. 
  • It is necessary to show a valid photo ID that includes the date of birth issued by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or passport.
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