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Quincena Musical 2019 Musika Hamabostaldia

The 80th edition of the Musical Fortnight culminates with six sold out events and a 90% occupancy of the Kursaal Auditorium.

The closing session of the 80th edition of the San Sebastián Music Fortnight was closed last night. with a last symphonic concert, the second this season performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. The English ensemble presented Beethoven’s Concert for piano and orchestra #1 and #5 conducted by Juanjo Mena and the stellar performance of Javier Perianes at the piano. This concert brings to its end a season that offered more than 90 proposals, from concerts to parallel activities, once more, highly applauded by the audience.


Kursaal Auditorium was sold out in six occasions during the Fortnight: “Madame Butterfly” (August 13th and 15th), Victor Ullate Ballet (August 17th), Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie of Bremen (August 27th) and both times the London Philharmonic Orchestra performed (August 30th and 31st).

Concerts by pianist Khatia Buniatishvili and the show “Naturalmente Flamenco” (“Flamenco, naturally”) at the Victoria Eugenia Theater as well as the acclaimed series of concerts of Ancient and Organ Music, the “Music Thursdays at San Telmo” or the performance by Orfeón Donostiarra and Euskadi Brass in Arantzazu count among the milestones of this season, too.

Tabakalera and the Fortnight strengthened their stake in the contemporary music section coproducing “Lau noten opera” (“Opera in four notes”) by Tom Johnson, for the first time performed in Basque language, tickets sold out at Tabakalera. 

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