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Music and theatre with "Don Quixote Suite" and "Shakesperience"

21 March 2016

The University of Alicante will be holding a series of activities to mark the 400th Anniversary of Cervantes, Shakespeare and Llull. The programme includes a double session: a narrated concert where Mare Nostrum String Quartet will perform Don Quixote Suite (Burlesque de Quixotte) by G. PH Telemann, and stage play “Shakesperience”, which will be possible thanks to ACT(UA) project. In Shakesperience, plays will be administered in the shape of small “pills” that last for 10 minutes. 

This double session will take place at the Auditorium on Wednesday 20 April, at noon. Tickets are currently available for €3. You can buy them an hour before the beginning of the event at the venue itself. To make reservations for groups of students from Secondary and Upper Secondary Schools, please contact

Don Quixote’s Music and Stories

Mare Nostrum String Quartet would like to invite you to take a musical journey through a selection of chapters from Don Quixote, which will be narrated by Mª Dolores Martínez Báez and adapted to each movement of "Don Quixote Suite”, since G. Ph. Telemann inspired his composition on the novel.

I. Overture
II.  The Awakening of Don Quixote
III. Attack on the Windmills
IV. Sighs of Love for Princess Dulcinea
V. The Mocking of Sancho Panza
VI. The Gallop of Rocinante and Sancho Panza’s Mule
VII. Don Quixote at Rest



Shakesperiencie cartelIn “Shakesperience”, the most significant plays by the distinguished English playwright will be narrated successively in under 10 minutes: memorable scenes from Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, Macbeth will be staged. Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy this true Shakesperience and celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the great writer’s death.

Brought to you by ACT(UA), theatrical representation and direction by Pascual Carbonell.





Shakesperience 1
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Shakesperience 9


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