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NEWSLETTER JUNE 2008

LA FURA DELS BAUS - FREE PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL MEDITERRANI - OPERA & MORE ESCUELA DEL ACTOR - END OF TERM SHOW 55 DAYS IN VALENCIA - CHINESE NEW ART XII FESTIVAL OF JAZZ - PALAU DE MÚSICA FERIA DE JULIO - FIRST CONFIRMATIONS


NEWSLETTER JUNE 2008

LA FURA DELS BAUS - FREE PERFORMANCES 13 JUNE AND 19 JUNE 2008 22:30

La Fura dels Baus perform 'Anell de llum' (Ring of Light) in the open air tomorrow 13 June and 19 June at 22.30. It's a free performance outside the Palau de les Arts and gives the public a taste of what the audience will see when they go to see Siegfied. This unique performance by the troupe who gave us the opening ceremony of the Barcelona Olympics, is in three parts and is based on Light, Dawn, Daylight and Sunset. Swimming pools with sirens, cranes, moving bodies, giants, pendulums with 30 suspended people, an angel trumpeter , the dragoon of `Siegfried', aerial theatre and a human network composed of 42 people raised in the air by a crane are just some of the spectacular things you can expect to see in Anell de llum.


NEWSLETTER JUNE 2008

CAMBERRA - L’ALTRA ESPAI 55 DIAS EN VALENCIA CAMBERRA - L'Altra Espai 12-14 June The end of term show from Escuela del Actor. Here's a chance to see budding stars (at least one of whom has already landed a part in a new Spanish TV Pilot this summer) in a great new play based on Urban Legends. Intrigue, suspense and cabaret! All for 3 euros! Limited tickets and already nearly a sellout!

55 Dias en Valencia is a great exhibition of new Chinese Art at Ivam and the City museum. The exhibition 55 días en Valencia. Encuentro de arte chino (55 Days in Valencia. An Encounter with Chinese Art), a title chosen in reference to Nicholas Ray’s film 55 Days in Peking, gives a broad overview of contemporary art being produced in the Asian country and gives Western spectators the opportunity to view the rich, complex Oriental culture. This exhibition, sponsored by Ferrobús, comprises a total of 448 works arranged in three spaces, two located at the IVAM: the Sala de la Muralla, where the documentary photographs and a pictorial diary made up of 365 pictures are displayed, and Gallery 8, where installations and videos are shown. The third part of the exhibition, at the Museo de la Ciudad, comprises paintings, conceptual photography and a sculpture.


NEWSLETTER JUNE 2008

FERIA DE JULIO - 1ST CONFIRMATIONS XII FESTIVAL OF JAZZ - PALAU DE MÚSICA - JULY FERIA DE JULIO Always a nightmare getting details of concerts in the Jardines Viveros - but as we get them we'll publish them! 2 Salvatore Adamo 10 Boney M and Azul y Negro 11 The Original Blues Brothers Band 12 State Opera Of Bulgaria 03 Gloria Gaynor 22 Loreena McKennitt. Then of course there is the bullfighting and other events all over the city - including the Battle of the flowers. More news as we get it on thisisvalencia.com

XII Festival de Jazz del Palau de la Música Monday 7-19 July Another great line up this year Lizz Wright, Herbie Hancock, Cassandra Wilson, Chick Corea, Gilberto Gil, Johnny Winter, Marcus Miller, Stanley Clarke, Dianne Reeves, Arturo Sandoval, Matt Bianco, Avishai Cohen, Ximo Tébar, Madelaine Peiroux, University of Texas Wind Ensemble, Joan Soler


NEWSLETTER JUNE 2008

1ST FESTIVAL MEDITERRANI - PALAU DE LES ARTS NOW TO BEGINNING OF JULY 1ST FESTIVAL MEDITERRANI Festival Mediterrani at The Palau de les Arts There's Opera, Zarzuela, Dance, Theatre and Cinema with a host of international stars at the Palau this month in the first Festival Mediterrani. The Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia presents as part of the Festival Mediterrani, Siegfried, third opera of the Tetralogy of Wagner's Ring. Siegfried, is a co-production between the Palau and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Zubin Mehta is the musical director and the Fura dels Baus, the famous Catalan Theatre Company most famous for staging the opening ceremony at the Barcelona Olympics, have designed the production. Looks quite spectacular from the pics of the dress rehearsal. FULL PROGRAMME thisisvalencia.com

thisisvalencia June Newsletter 2008  

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