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Castell de Peralada Festival 2016

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CREATIVE TEAM & CAST 
MUSIC BY: ALBERT GUINOVART / ENRIQUE GRANADOS /  W.A.MOZART / LEONARD BERSNSTEIN  / J.OFFENBACH / G.ROSSINI / G.C.MENOTTI / EVA DELL 'ACQUA

CREATED BY, DIRECTOR & SET CONCEPT : MARC MONTSERRAT-DRUKKER

CHOIR'S ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR: JOSEP VILA

PERFOMERS:  ALBERT GUINOVART (COMPOER & PIANO) / SARA BLANCH (SOPRANO & RESIDENT ARTIST) / JOSEP BUFORN (PIANO) / COR INFANTIL AMICS DE LA UNIÓ



 

CREATED BY &  DIRECTOR 
AUGUST 14TH 2016 
PRODUCTION: FESTIVAL CASTELL PERALADA (30TH ANIVERSARI)

WITH: ALBERT GUINOVART / SARA BLANCH / JOSEP BUFORN / JOSEP VILA (CHOIR’S CONDUCTOR) / COR INFANTIL AMICS DE LA UNIÓ CHOIR

THE MUSIC FEAST STAGED A MAGNIFICENT CONCERT IN THE TOWN OF PERALADA
THE SHOW, ENTITLED “I WANT TO BE A DIVA”, PACKED OUT THE TOWN SQUARE, WHICH HAS BEEN THE VENUE OF THIS CLASSIC SUMMER FESTIVAL OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS. MARC MONTSERRAT-DRUKKER IS THE STAGE DIRECTOR OF A CONCERT-SHOW STAGED ON A LONG CATWALK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE TOWN’S SQUARE. THE DIRECTOR ALSO TOOK ADVANTAGE OF THE OLD BALCONIES OVERLOOKING THE SQUARE WITH PERFORMANCES BY SOPRANO SARA BLANCH (A RESIDENT ARTISTE OF THE FESTIVAL) AND, AT EITHER END OF THE CATWALK, THE CHILDREN’S CHOIR, AMICS DE LA UNIÓ, TOGETHER WITH THE SUPERB ACCOMPANIMENT OF PIANISTS ALBERT GUINOVART AND JOSEP BUFORN.
THE MUSIC FEAST FEATURED EXCELLENT ARTISTES AND THRILLED THE AUDIENCE WHO CONSTANTLY APPLAUDED THE PERFORMANCE.
THE CONCERT PROGRAMME FEATURED A WIDE RANGE OF PIECES SUCH AS ENRIQUE GRANADOS’ ALLEGRO DE CONCIERTO, VERDI´S SAPER VORRESTE, MOZART’S DER HÖLLE RACHE, LEONARD BERSNSTEIN’S I FEEL PRETTY, OFFENBACH’S ARIA LES OISEAUX DANS LA CHARMILLE FROM LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN AND ROSSINI’S DUETTO BUFFO DI DUE GATTI, TOGETHER WITH COMPOSITIONS BY ALBERT GUINOVART, INCLUDING PIECES FROM HIS ACCLAIMED MUSICAL MAR I CEL (SEA AND SKY) SUCH AS ‘PER QUÈ HE PLORAT’ (WHY DID I CRY?) AND ‘HIMNE DELS PIRATES’ (“THE PIRATES’ ANTHEM”).
ALL IN ALL, 20 MUSICAL GEMS AND AN ENCORE TO THE CONTINUOS APPLAUSE OF THE AUDIENCE WHO WERE RELUCTANT TO LEAVE THEIR SEATS WHEN THE CONCERT WAS OVER. IT WAS A COMPLETE DAY IN WHICH THE PERALADA FESTIVAL FILLED THE STREETS WITH MUSIC FOR ALL DIFFERENT KINDS OF AUDIENCES TO CELEBRATE ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY AND AS A TOKEN OF GRATITUDE TO THE TOWN OF PERALADA WHICH HAS HOSTED THE EVENT FOR THE PAST THREE DECADES.

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