Featuring over thirty activities
25 february 2014
The Basque National Orchestra presents the programme for MUSIC ROOM. Family Concerts for all ages, Concerts for Schools geared to pre-school, primary and secondary school students, other activities aimed at school groups such as workshops on campus or visits to the Orchestra headquarters, Sinfokids and other projects in collaboration with cultural and social institutions. This season more than thirty activities have been specially designed for families and schools. Over the past six years 41,000 people have enjoyed the Basque National Orchestra's concerts for children and teens.
the latest film by Martínez-Lázaro
3 february 2014
The Basque National Orchestra has recorded the soundtrack for "Ocho apellidos vascos", a feature film by director Emilio Martínez-Lázaro. The soundtrack was composed and conducted by Fernando Velázquez. The film is slated for release on March 14th. This recording is another in the list of collaborative projects between Fernando Velázquez and the Basque National Orchestra. Last December saw the completion of a project - part of the Klasikat series - in which the BNO, Ken Zazpi and Fernando Velázquez joined forces to record a CD and perform five concerts.
In his first appearance with a symphony orchestra in Spain
24 january 2014
From January 24th to 31st the Orchestra will once again light up the four Season Concert stages with a programme featuring the Spanish symphonic debut of Miloš, a young Montenegro-born guitarist who has taken the international music scene by storm. Miloš will join the Basque National Orchestra, conducted for the first time by Michael Francis, in a performance of one of the most popular works in the classical guitar repertoire, Joaquín Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez. The concerts will be held in San Sebastián on January 24th and January 27th, in Pamplona on January 28th, in Bilbao on January 29th and in Vitoria on January 31st.