8/11/17

Anne-Sophie Mutter at the Palau de la Música

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Anne-Sophie Mutter will perform in Barcelona! She will be part of the November billboard of the Palau de la Música, located in the charismatic neighborhood of Barcelona, the Born. The show of this German violinist will be on Friday 17 at 8.30 pm in the Concert Hall of this emblematic auditorium designed by the modernist architect Domènech i Muntaner.

A great promise from an early age

The musical career of Anne-Sophie Mutter started very, very soon. When she was just five years old she started playing the piano and soon discovered the violin, studying the art of music with great masters such as Erna Honigberger and Aida Stücki.

Later, with only thirteen years, the director Herbert von Karajan invited her to be part of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin. Finally, the great debut came … In 1977, this artist dazzled at the Salzburg Festival with the English Chamber Orchestra.

Today, while it is true that in her repertoire we can find many works of the classical and romantic period, Anne-Sophie Mutter is well known for the interpretation of contemporary composers such as Witold Lutoslawski, Krzysztof Penderecki, Wolfgang Rihm and Sofia Gubaidulina.

November 17, a mandatory appointment in Barcelona

Finally, she arrives in the city next week in a performance with Lambert Orkis on piano and Roman Patkoló on double bass. Together, accompanying Anne-Sophie and her ever-faithful violin, they will delight the ears and move the emotions of everyone present. Moreover, in this concert you can hear some great pieces of music like:

“Scherzo” of the Sonata F.A.E. by J. Brahms.

Concerting duo for violin and double bass by composer K. Penderecki.

Partita núm. 2, BWV 1004 of J. S. Bach.

Sonata for violin and piano no. 2 of the musician K. Penderecki.

The Three Hungarian dances of reputed J. Brahms.

How about finishing a perfect evening in Barcelona with a delicious dinner?

Upon leaving the concert, a few minutes distance walk, you will find one of our favorite restaurants of Grupo Tragaluz. We are speaking about Cuines de Santa Caterina, located inside the iconic Santa Caterina market.

This restaurant is ideal to round off an evening of the most pleasant. It is a tapas bar with a single atmosphere with bars and open kitchen, thus providing a latent feeling of dynamism and vitality to the space. The varied menu offers the most appetizing suggestions for all tastes, from Asian or vegetarian proposals to the most traditional market cuisine – and yes, that includes a delicious Spanish omelet.

In addition, its central location will allow you to return to our 5 star hotel in Barcelona by taking a pleasant walk where you will come across the Cathedral, Plaza de Catalunya and Paseo de Gracia.

Good music and market cuisine … not bad for a Friday night, right?