14.06.2013

Mezzo-soprano Guðrún Ólafsdóttir sings Echoes from Spain

Award-winning Icelandic mezzo-soprano Guðrún Ólafsdóttir will join the Spanish violin/guitar duet Roncesvalles Duo to perform music from all over Spain at the Bolívar Hall, London, on Friday 21 June 2013. 


 

Guðrún Ólafsdóttir studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and is currently living in Madrid, Spain. 

‘…a singer of high intelligence, feisty character and captivating vocal colour’.
— HILARY FINCH, THE SUNDAY TIMES

 

Guðrún and the Roncesvalles Duo, made up of Elena and Francisco Javier Jáuregui, on violin and guitar respectively, promise a colourful evening that will draw you into the depths of the Spanish soul.  

The night's programme:

Pablo de Sarasate Playera (tr. by FJ Jauregui)
Isaac Albéniz Cantos de España | Suite española (tr. by FJ Jáuregui)
Enrique Granados Colección de tonadillas (tr. by FJ Jáuregui)
Francisco Javier Jáuregui Canciones sefardíes | Three Basque Folk Songs*
Agustín Castilla-Ávila To his Hephaestion Alexander writes* | Caged Music II*
Eduardo Morales Caso Homenajes*
Federico García Lorca Canciones españolas antiguas
 
*UK premiere
 
Venue: Bolívar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DL
Tickets: £10 | £8 Concessions | Sold at the door
Information: elena_jauregui@yahoo.com | tel. 07976 899628
 


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