Ficta music offered in the Teatro de la Zarzuela a sampling of Sephardic music


music, the Spanish early music group created in 1992 by sudirector Raúl Mallavibarrena, will offer next Monday 16 of April (20h00) a particularly intense concert Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid in the cycle Notes Ambigú. It will be dedicated to Sephardic music, as part of your project 'Musicas viajeras - Three cultures' with a route proposed in the addressing, in addition to the Sephardi, Christian and Muslim repertoire in the timeframe ranging from 1492 (expulsion of the Jews) a 1613 (expulsion of the Moriscos).

Sephardic music, specific, It expanded for the Mediterranean, orally trasmitiéndose, thus constituting a sample of melodies and texts of priceless value and beauty. music, dedicated to the interpretation of Renaissance polyphony and Baroque, with special attention to Spanish music of the sixteenth century, It is considered one of the leading innovators of early music in our country, Having toured and concerts for more than twenty countries around the world. Rocío de Frutos (voice), Tamar Lalo (flutes), Lixsania Fernández (viola), Sara Águeda (barley) and Raul himself Mallavibarrena (direction and percussion), musicians will integrate their training
presentation of La Zarzuela. 'Music viajeras', to the program of Sephardic music to be construed Theater Ambigú the Plazuela de Jovellanos belongs, allows communication between the three musical areas of the three cultures that shared at that time (between the end of the fifteenth century and the beginning of XVII) a space and a history of clashes but also assimilate and respect.

Raúl Mallavibarrena (Oviedo, 1970) He specializes in the repertoire of the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries, and is founder and director of the group Musica Ensemble Ficta and Fontegara, as well as the label Enchiriadis. He has conducted concerts at major festivals in Spain, as well as several countries in Europe, Magreb, middle East, South America, Mexico, U.S, China and Japan, with repertoire ranging from medieval music to oratorios by Monteverdi, Handel and Bach, baroque zarzuelas, cantatas and operas of Vivaldi, through the wider European Renaissance repertoire.