Canal March

Educational concert: All play together: the history of the orchestra

Iuventas Orchestra. Rubén Fernández, conductor. Fernando Palacios, presenter

Works by J. Ph. Rameau, G. Ph. Telemann, L. Boccherini, W. A. Mozart, F. Mendelssohn, G. Holst, B. Britten y D. Ramos

The goal of this educational concert is to stimulate the young people's musical and aesthetic experience. Guided by the presenter’s explanations, it describes a concise history of the orchestra illustrated, in this case, by a chamber orchestra smaller than a symphony orchestra. Through works of differents periods and styles (from Baroque until the 21st century) the concert shows the implications of having a large group of performers making music and the technical difficulties a composer has to confront, but also the new possibilities. The Teaching Guide accompanying this concert is available at