Tomorrow's programme [Thursday 28] includes works by Pleyel, Süssmayr, Krommer, and Cambini



The Auditorio de Tenerife, a cultural space linked to the Department of Culture of Tenerife Island Council, is managed by its Minister of Culture, Enrique Arriaga. On Thursday, 28 October at 7:30 p.m. it offers the concert Revolución y transición, by Ensemble Hespérides. The programme consists of works by the composers Ignaz Pleyel, Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Franz Krommer and Giuseppe María Cambini. Tickets are on sale at  

On this ocasion, the Ensemble Hespérides counts with Raquel Martorell (flute), Jon Olaberria (oboe), David Ballesteros (violin), Iván Sáez (viola), and Mireya Peñarroja (cello). Hespérides is an authentic and atypical instrumental ensemble. They only perform music from the classical and romantic periods with original instruments from each period, and they are historically duly informed.

'Revolution' is defined as the action that comes from a desire to change, to progress, to evolve towards something better. All this brings along a moment of transition. Ensemble Hespérides wants to illustrate several kinds of revolutions and transitions through this programme.

Pleyel and Cambini established or lived in Paris for part of their lives. They were affected by the French Revolution in the midst of a classical period. This fact deeply affected the transition to the Romantic period, which they experienced during a twenty-year period after the end of this revolution. They were greatly influenced by the way music was composed and performed.

But the term 'revolution' might also refer to new findings which are needed to adapt to the composers' and artists' new demands. This was the case of Ignaz Pleyel, the composer with whom we opened this programme.

These two completely different connotations of "revolution" will take us into the feature-rich world of Classicism as a musical style; the romantic brushstrokes show a wish to generate an artistic revolution.

Tickets can be purchased until one hour before the show on the website  by dialling the phone number 902 317 327 from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. During the purchase process, the user will have to choose between one or two pre-set seats distributed throughout the hall. The audience is requested to arrive at the venue well in advance to enter the Auditorium in staggered "waves".

By purchasing tickets, you accept the measures implemented by the cultural centre to combat Coronavirus, such as the correct use of masks and attendance at the event only with people you live with. All of the measures, as well as the contingency plan certified by AENOR, can be consulted on the Auditorium’s website.