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The Waltzes

Sunday Concerts


Sun, 18 February 2018


Main Building – Grand Auditorium
Av. de Berna, 45A , Lisbon
(+351) 217 823 700
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  • Stalls: €10,00

One of the most popular works by Maurice Ravel, La Valse was written as a tribute to the Viennese waltzes honed to perfection by Johann Strauss II. Strauss was responsible for the popularity of the waltzes in the halls of the Austrian capital in the 19th century, which is why Ravel took him as the model for his own work, initially entitled Vienne. The composer’s plans were first unveiled in 1906, although La Valse was only completed in 1920. Lorenzo Viotti, who last season directed the Gulbenkian Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester in the Grand Auditorium, returns to conduct it.


Gulbenkian Orchestra
Lorenzo Viotti Conductor

Johann Strauss II
Die Fledermaus: Overture

Richard Strauss
Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, op. 59

Johann Strauss II
Künstlerleben, op. 316

Maurice Ravel
La Valse


Family ticket (2 adults and 1 child up to 12 years old): €20

Extra child: €2,5
This pass is only available at our box office


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