Thursday, 7 February 2008

Palau shows no sign of ageing

"As good as new". That is the message coming out of the Palau de la Música Catalana as the finishing touches are put to restoration work and one of the country's foremost musical institutions begins a year of celebrations to mark its 100th anniversary. The Fundació Orfeó Català- Palau de la Música Catalana, which calls the emblematic Lluís Domènech i Montaner building home, has programmed a host of commemorative concerts and exhibitions that begin on February 9 with an open day and a performance by the Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra with the Orfeó Català choir. (Full story in printed edition).