The Gala concert of the International Music Awards 2016 takes place at the Kursaal in San Sebastian, on 1 April 2016, hosted by the Euskadi Orchestra (Basque National Orchestra) and Donostia 2016. The audience will experience two premieres: it is the first time that ICMA are able to present a world premiere performance, since our Artist of the Year, Christian Lindberg, has written a piece especially for this evening, The tale of Kundraan.
The other innovation in pour Gala concert is the presence of a very young soloist, since we have this year for the first time our Discovery Award, for young musicians from 12 to 17, and this new adventure in collaboration with the International Music Academy of Liechtenstein, is inaugurated by a young Korean-Russian flutist, Nikolai Song.
Our thanks go to the musicians of the Basque National Orchestra, to their music director Jun Märkl and the orchestra’s management. We are very grateful also to the organizing committee of San Sebastian 2016. They all have done an amazing load of work to realize this event.
Antonin Dvorák: Cello Concerto, op. 104, B. 191 1. Allegro; Pablo Ferrández
Cécile Chaminade: Flute Concerto op. 107, Nikolai Song
Christian Lindberg: The Tale of Kundraan (World Premiere)
Krzysztof Penderecki: Flute Concerto II. All. con brio – Vivace – Andante recitativo; Lukasz Dlugosz
Jacques Offenbach: La Périchole: Ah! Quel diner je viens de faire; Dame Felicity Lott
Jacques Offenbach: La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein, Ah, que j’aime les militaires; Dame Felicity Lott,
Arcangelo Corelli: Sonata La Follia; Michala Petri, Mahan Esfahani
Marie Jäell: Piano Concerto No 2, 1. Allegro; David Violi
Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto G-Major; Javier Perianes
Orquesta de Euskadi, Basque National Orchestra, Jun Märkl