Newstalgia Mid-Week Concert featuring Orquesta Sinfonica de RTVE in a 75th Anniversary celebration of the founding of Radio Nacional Espana, on June 1, 2012. The RTVE Symphony is conducted by Enriquè Garcia Asensio with Pianist Luis Fernando Pèrèz in Manuel De Falla's Nights In the Gardens Of Spain.
June 20, 2012

Luis Fernando Pèrèz in music of de Falla, with no less than Queen Sofia in the audience.

A celebration from Madrid tonight. In honor of the 75th anniversary of the founding of Radio Nacional Espana, the Orquesta Sinfonica de RTVE (Spanish Radio and Television) put on a special commemorative concert in which no less than Queen Sofia of Spain attended.

The concert was recorded live-as-it-happened on June 1st of this year and features the RTVE Symphony conducted by Garcia Asensio and Luis Fernando Pèrèz, piano in music of San Miguel, de Falla and Borodin.

Here's what they play:

Orquesta Sinfónica y Coro de RTVE

Concierto 75 aniversario de R.N.E. Transmisión directa desde el Teatro Monumental de Madrid.

Part 1:
1.SAN MIGUEL: Fantasía radiante (estreno y encargo de RNE).

2.FALLA: Noches en los jardines de España. L. F. Pérez (p.).

Part 2 -
BORODIN: Sinfonía nº 2 en Si menor.

Orq. Sinf. de RTVE. Dir.: E. García Asensio.

Since it's Anti-Road Rage Wednesday, you can certainly join in the celebration. Or just get horizontal.

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