Music Festival

2008 marks the 25th music festival for the Canary Islands, some of the worlds most acclaimed musicians as well as local orchestras and artists perform on each of  islands.
Below are some of the concerts open to the public in Lanzarote. Tickets are available via the cabildo website www.cabildodelanzarote.com or from the town halls in Tias, San Bartlome and Teguise.

ST PETERSBURG MARIINSKY THEATRE CHOIR -
Convento de Santo Domingo , Teguise
17/01/2009.
15 €

"With a rich history of choral performance, the Mariinsky Theatre Chorus is famed for its great professionalism today. Its repertoire ranges from Russian and Western European opera classics to works in the cantata and oratorio genres and choral works a cappella. The Mariinsky Theatre Chorus is renowned for its beautiful and powerful singing and broad scale of sound as well as its acting abilities. A regular participant at international festivals and in world premieres, today it is one of the world´s leading choral ensembles."


Concert : ORQUESTA DE CÁMARA DE TENERIFE
17/01/2009
'Musicae Candelaria'
Cueva de Los Verdes
21:00

GUSTAVO DÍAZ-JEREZ (piano).
19/01/2009
Auditorio Cueva de Los Verdes - Haría
20:30 h.
15 €
“One of the foremost Spanish pianists of his generation, Gustavo Díaz-Jerez has gained an international following among audiences as well as unanimous critical acclaim for his performances of both contemporary music and the time honored repertoire.”


ENSEMBLE ANDALUSÍ DE TETUÁN
Teatro de Tías
31/01/2009 20:30 h.
15 €

"The Ensemble Andalusí from Tetuán is a typical formation of andalusian music and musical others of the different Arabic and Ottoman cultures. This formation is named Takht and is integrated by a combination of string instruments, wind and percussion that they accompany on the most valued instrument in these cultures: the voice soloist, carrier of beautiful and transcendent poetry."

SCHOLA CANTORUM DE VENEZUELA
Teatro de San Bartolomé
13/02/2009,20:30
15 €,
"Is one of the most relevant choral societies belonging to the growing choral movement in Venezuela. SCV was founded in 1967 by Alberto Grau, Venezuelan composer and conductor born in 1937 in Barcelona, Spain. Schola Cantorum de Venezuela work under the promotion and organization of the Fundación Schola Cantorum de Venezuela, a Non-Profit Organization that groups several other choirs such as: Cantoría Alberto Grau, Pequeños Cantores de la Schola and Schola Juvenil, conforming a complete system to promote and develop choral music in Venezuela."


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