Available for distribution to every primary school in Euskadi
29 november 2013
The Basque National Orchestra, Euskal Irrati Telebista and the Basque Department of Education, Language Policy and Culture embarked on a pioneering project: to create a high quality, innovative, audiovisual music space that would enable us to reach a wide audience and, in this way, contribute to the cultural and educational development of our country. This was the start of Sinfokids, an educational music program pioneer in Spain developed in television and audiovisual format. The program is entertaining, featuring content and visual language centred on the world of music and adapted to young audiences. The program is presented in Basque, Spanish and English.
Ken Zazpi for the first time in symphonic version
22 august 2013
The Basque National Orchestra Headquarters in Miramón is the setting in which a singular project is materializing: Ken Zazpi for the first time in symphonic version. The most recognized repertoire and unedited works by the group led by Eñaut Elorrieta performed alongside the Basque Orchestra. On the music stands are the arrangements created by composer Fernando Velázquez, who directs the project. A new initiative by the Orchestra to bring its work closer to society, now the youngest audience, at the hand of one of the most renowned groups within the current Basque pop-rock scene.
Basque National Orchestra and Malandain Ballet Biarritz
31 may 2013
The Basque National Orchestra joins Malandain Ballet Biarritz, directed by Thierry Malandain, in a new production of Cinderella. This is the second time the two will perform together, on this occasion wrapping up the BNO's 15th Season Concerts programme. The event will take place on June 3rd and 4th at the Kursaal Auditorium in San Sebastián and on June 17th at Bilbao's Palacio Euskalduna. Before this final concert, the Basque National Orchestra and Malandain will travel to Paris to perform Cinderella (Cendrillon) at the Royal Opera of Versailles as part of the Versailles Festival. The event will be held on June 7th, 8th and 9th.
December 13rd 2013
KlasikAT: Basque National Orchestra + Ken Zazpi