L'heure espagnole (Ravel), 2012

L'heure espagnole (Ravel), 2012

Ravel's heat-soaked farce – youthful, sexy, ebullient.

The cast includes Elliot Madore (Ramiro), François Piolino (Torquemada) and Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Concepción) with conductor Kazushi Ono and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Photo: Simon Annand

L'heure espagnole (Ravel), 2012
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    L’heure espagnole is a heat-soaked farce – youthful, sexy, ebullient – in which a lusty Spanish woman juggles lovers while her husband is preoccupied with clockwork mechanisms. Ravel evokes a Spanish flavour through his use of native dance forms including the jota, the habañera and the malagueña....