La Fiesta! - New Year Gala 2018

Monday 31st December 2018 | 6pm
Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall

Waldteufel                España Waltz
Rodrigo                    Guitar Concerto
Tchaikovsky             Dance Espagnole from Swan Lake
de Falla                     Ritual Fire Dance
Ravel                         Piano Concerto in G – 1st Movement
Strauss                     Gypsy Baron Overture
Webber & Rice         High Flying Adored from Evita
Lerner & Loewe       The Rain in Spain from My Fair Lady
Herp Albert               Spanish Flea
Mitch Leigh              The Impossible Dream from the Man of La Mancha
Mercury                    Barcelona
Strauss II                  Spanish March

Put the glamour and flare back into New Year’s Eve with this gala performance La Fiesta! Full of glitz, theatricality and fun, this promises to be a night to remember.

Featuring timeless classics for a lavishly Spanish New Year, Including classic pieces from Tchaikovsky such as the Dance Espagnole from Swan Lake, stirring renditions of Strauss’ Spanish March and popular show tunes The Rain in Spain from My Fair LadyThe Impossible Dream from The Man of La Mancha and pop classics like Herp Albert’s Spanish Flea and Freddie Mercury’s epic Barcelona.

Led by Conductor Nicholas Kok, the Orchestra will also be joined by will be joined by BBC Young Musician of the Year keyboard finalist and Jeneba Kanneh-Mason, alongside RPS Awards 2018 winning guitarist Sean Shibe.

With the popular 6.00pm start and 8.15pm finish, you’ll have plenty of time to get home afterwards to reminisce… or to continue your celebrations in town as you prefer!

A mainstay for over 20 years, this concert is a Royal Concert Hall classic, moving, magnificent and full of New Year glamour. So why not bask in the opulence of this celebrated event and discover why it remains so hugely popular.

Sinfonia Viva is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.