Each day, the VIII edition of Abvlensis Plus Ultra Festival it´s closer. Meanwhile let´s check some interesting dates with old music around July in our country.
In one hand ECOS Festival, Festival Internacional de Música Antigua de Sierra Espuña, is takeing place from 19th al 27th July in a group of villages from Murcia: Aledo, Alhama de Murcia, Librilla, Mula, Pliego and Totana.
This festival offers an incredible list of concerts with groups like Quartetto Nero (19th July, Aledo), Raquel Andueza with La Galanía (20th July, Alhama de Murcia), Cantoría and Ensemble Ecos (21st July, Totana), L´Aquilegia (25th July, Librilla), Serendipia (26th July, Pliego) and Early MusicNight (27th July, Mula). Serendipia and L´Aquilegia, also, are parte of the festival residents groups becasue they are teams with young members specialized in old music so, among the presentations they are doing, they will recieve formation about promotion and marketing about their musical projects.
For the kids, the festival is organizeing six specific concerts.
More information here.
The Festival de Música Renacentista y Barroca de Vélez Blanco, from 19th to 27th of July in Vélez Blanco, Almería.
This edition will be the XVIII one, in wich they´re including many activities. First of all there are 12 concerts in 8 days with groups like Chiavette (19th July), Claroscuro (20th July), Raquel Andueza with La Galanía (21st July), the ensemble Al Ayre Español (22nd July), Orquesta Ciudad de Almería (23rd de July), or La Folía (24th July), MúsicaTrobada (25th July), or El Parnaso Español (26th July) among others.
The festival also has a pedagogical programme called La Academia de Música Renacentista y Barrroca de Vélez Blanco, with workshops and seminars about baroque orchestra, viola da gamba and viola, sacabuche and ministriles, singing, choir singing; and also a cycle of conferences called Andalucía on baroque times, with different apointments about the topic under this festival edition, the five hundred aniversary of the first earth circunnavegation.
Also, other activities are offered like a history seminar or a renaissence dinner.
More information here.
Just two of the many calls with old music in aour country while we´re waiting for Abvlensis Plus Ultra, from 25th to 29th August.