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Mischa Maisky & Bach Suites: Palau de la Música Catalana

Barcelona, Palau de la Música Catalana — Main Hall

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About the Event

Experience chamber music like never before in this astonishing performance of masterworks by Bach for Cello at Barcelona's remarkable Palau de la Música Catalana.

Palau de la Música Catalana


The Palau de la Musica Catalana is a dazzling building situated in the northern part of Barcelona's Old Town. An architectural jewel of the Catalan Art Nouveau style, built between 1905 and 1908, its rich interior displays the work of the region's artisans in the form of stained‐glass windows, ceramics, sculptures, paintings and blacksmithing. The extensive use of glass in the construction of the venue creates stunningly radiant interiors. The dusty red facade of the Palau is decorated with busts of great composers including Bach, Beethoven and Wagner, and colorful mosaics in floral patterns.

The centre of the Palau is the magnificent concert hall, entirely lit by natural sunlight due to the extraordinary skylight in the centre of the richly ornate ceiling, which is popular for symphonic and chamber music. According to Lluís Domènech i Montaner, the architect who designed the Palau, the aim was to create a “garden for music” – an objective he definitely managed to achieve.

Program

  • Bach, Johann Sebastian – Cello Suite No. 1, BWV 1007
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian – Cello Suite No. 4, BWV 1010
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian – Cello Suite No. 5, BWV 1011
Program is subject to change

Artists

Cello: Maisky, Mischa

violoncello

Address

Palau de la Música Catalana, c/ Palau de la Música, 4‐6, Barcelona, Spain — Google Maps

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