In today’s program, Charles Dutoit leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a program that explores the music of Falla and a work by Ravel that was influenced by the composer’s fascination with Spain. In addition, you are sure to recognize Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, which has become infamous from its setting in Walt Disney’s Fantasia. As a bonus, the program concludes with a Grammy Award–winning recording of El amor brujo conducted by Fritz Reiner and featuring Leontyne Price.

Ravel Alborada del gracioso
Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Javier Perianes, piano
Dukas The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Falla The Three-Cornered Hat
Originally recorded at concerts in May 2016

Falla El amor brujo
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Leontyne Price, soprano
From the 1963 RCA recording originally titled “Spain!”

This program will be available until January 9, 2020.

Program notes can be found here. To read more about Leontyne Price and her Grammy Award–winning performance in El amor brujo, please click here.

Performer biographies
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Javier Perianes, piano
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Leontyne Price, soprano

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