Palau de la Música Barcelona 2018


SonarKids collaborates with the Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès (The Symphonic Orchestra of Vallès) and Brodas Bros for promoting the concert "Peter and the Wolf" of Serguéi Prokófiev, an activity for kids and parents.

SonarKids, a series of music and creative experiences design for families by Sónar Festival will be presented as one only show with 5 dancers and a symphonic orchesrta on stage The concert, narrated and choreographed entirely by BrodasBros, has been conceived as a trip through a selection of tales set to music. In addition to "Peter and the Wolf" of Prokòfiev, it also includes a series of fairy tales from the suite "Mother Goose: five children's pieces" (MaMèrel'Oye: 5 pièces enfantines), a music work by French composer and pianist Maurice Ravel, written for piano for four hands on 1910.

El show "Peter and the Wolf" retorns in 2018 in diferent cities and formats: 

Saturday 3rd February at Palau de la Música Catalana (5pm and 7pm) 
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Saturday 10th March at Teatre-Auditori de Sant Cugat del Vallés (7pm) 
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All magic of Prokofiev's music tale as never told before, with an orchestra and a narrator, BrodasBros dancing with the musicians and presenting all the different instruments and sections of the orchestra. 

Parte I
PROKÓFIEV: Marchop. 99 B Flat
RAVEL: MaMèrel'Oye: 5 pièces enfantines (Suite)
1. Pavane de la Belle auboisdormant
3. Laideronnette, Impératrice des pagodes
5. Le Jardinféerique 

Parte II
PROKÓFIEV: Marchop. 99 B Flat
PROKÓFIEV: Peter and the Wolf  op.67  

The series of concerts "Simfònics al Palau" organized by the Sympfonic Orchestra of the Vallès (OSV) in coproduction with the Palau de la Música Catalana for over 20 years, will kick off 2016/2017 season with a original proposal aimed at family audiences: "Peter and the wolf" of Serguéi Prokófiev, with the participation of the international company of hip-hop, dance and urban culture BrodasBros and the collaboration of SonarKids, the series of musical and creative experiences design by Sónar Festival for family audiences. 

The combination of diverse music genres and disciplines, hard to imagine on the same stage, is part of the constant innovative spirit of OSV, always in search of new formats of symphonic concerts, in order to reach an audience not used to their concerts, the most critic and demanding of them all: children from all ages. 

Therefore, OSV has partner with SonarKids for creating a unique multidisciplinary show that will combine classic music with urban dance and literature.


Brodas Bros Street Dance

This dance company has traveled the world with its shows, from East to West, always with a huge success, spreading its energy not only with young people, more aware of their urban rhythms, but with audiences of all ages. 

It all started on 2006 when the brothers Pol and Lluc Fruitós decided to put on stage all their knowledge on street dance (Pooping, Locking, Breaking, Hip-Hop and modern dance). Later on the sisters Berta and Clara Pons joined the company, adding a female view to it. Sicen then they've produced the following shows: "Hip Hop dansa de carrer", "IVA inclòs", "BrodasBros", "Hipstory", "D2N2", "Concierto Concepto", "BR2", "Solo 2", "Raindú", "4Heman@s", "BrodasBros 10 anys" and "Brincabros". 

For any major event, BrodasBros participation is almost mandatory: Sónar, La Mercè, Cavalcada de Reis, Hipnotik Festival and they are the summer image of Club Super3. 


The Symphonic Orchestra of the Vallès (OSV)  

The Symphonic Orchestra of the Vallès (OSV) has been taking music to people's hearts since 1987. Is the only private professional permanent orchestra of the country, where musicians and the production team are, at the same time, employees and shareholders. 

Its intense activity – more than 100 performances each year – focuses on one side on the Palau de la Música Catalana, where they celebrate the 20th season of concerts "Simfònics al Palau" with 13 annual concerts in coproduction with the Palau de la Música Catalana. On the other hand, at the city of Sabadell, where they perform the season of symphonic concerts. 


Pedro Alcalde, The Director  

Pedro Alcalde was born in Barcelona, where he studied piano, flute, violin and composition. He graduated in Philosophy at the Universidad de Barcelona in 1982 with Emilio Lledó y José María Valverde. In 1984, he received his Master of Arts degree from Columbia University, New York, where he studied composition and conducting. In 1988 he obtained his Doctorate in Philosophy and Musicology from the Freie Universität, Berlin, with a dissertation on the structure and sense in Mozart's Don Giovanni. In 1990 he qualified with honors at the two-year postgraduate programme in Orchestral Conducting from the Hochschule für Musik de Viena. 

From 1990 to 1991, he worked at the Vienna State Opera, in the Salzburg Easter Festival, Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. In 1998, he conducted the premiere of Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet with choreography by Nacho Duato for the Compañía Nacional de Danza (CND). From that date until 2010, he worked as Musical Director of the CND. Since 2004 he has composed, together with Sergio Caballero, the music for six ballets for Nacho Duato and the CND: Herrumbre (2004) Diecisiete (2005), Alas (2006), Hevel (2007), Cobalto(2009) and Jardín infinito (2010), the latter being a production for the Chekhov International Theatre Festival of Moscow.  

Pedro Alcalde has conducted numerous orchestras highlighting those from Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin, Frankfurt, Rome, Bologna, Ferrara, Osaka and St. Petersburg, in a large list of concert halls and opera houses worldwide, "always leaving a mark on the works he plays."