Tickets are now on sale for the XXIX International Music Festival of the Canaries, and the programme will delight Mahler aficionados because symphonies 5 and 2 (Resurrection) are being performed. Other concerts include Tchaikovsky’s 5th, Shostakovich’s 10th, Brahms Tragic Overture, Prokofiev’s 2nd violin concerto, and Liszt’s Faust Symphony. The whole festival is being opened this Friday, 11 January, by the London Philarmonic Orchestra performing Schumann’s Piano Concerto and Mahler’s 5th.
Tickets for what looks to be a fabulous festival are available from the auditorium box office between 10am and 3pm Monday to Friday, by phone on 922 531 835, or online from the auditorium HERE or through www.ticketmaster.es. They can also be bought in Carrefour and Halcón Viajes shops. The festival continues in Tenerife to 15 February, but is a Canaries-wide celebration: there is full information HERE.