Europe Day 2018

Today 9 May 2018, a group of EUYO musicians are performing in Alicante as part of 2018 Europe Day celebrations. The EUIPO presents the annual Europe Day concert in Alicante, which will take place in the ADDA concert hall in the city at 20:00. This year marks the eighth edition of the concert, held to commemorate the anniversary of the Schuman Declaration. The musicians will then travel to Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Montevideo with performances at Ibirapuera AuditoriumCCK Concert Hall and Teatro SolisThe musicians will be led by EUYO alumni and previous concertmaster Sarah Sew. Programme listed below:

 

      Part 1 - Ceremony         

George Frideric Handel

The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

 

Part 2 - Remembrance 

Henryk Górecki

3 pieces in the old style, Piece III

 

Arvo Pärt

In Memorium

Benjamin Britten

 

Part 3 - Spirit, Dance

 

Nikos Skalkottas

2 Greek dances

Epirotikos and Kleftikos

 

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Chaconne from Dardanus

 

Francesco Geminiani

La Folia

 

Béla Bartók

Romanian Dances

 

Part 4 Celebration

Antonio Vivaldi

Summer from the Four Seasons

 

Local compositions 

Spain/Brazil/Argentina/Uruguay

 

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ode to Joy

The European Hymn

 

Performed as part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage

#Ode2Joy Challenge