La Grande Chapelle and the Baroque Orchestra of Seville

La Grande Chapelle

La Grande Chapelle and the Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, for the first time at the Festival of Easter. He Teatro Auditorium San Lorenzo de El Escorial, dependent on the Madrid, presents the 'Easter Festival 2014′ which will take place on 17, 18 Y 19 of April. This time the festival will present a program around Lamentations of Jeremiah Tomas Luis de Victoria, performed by La Grande Chapelle; Bartok Y Haydn They join in a program run by the Youth Orchestra and Choir of the Community of Madrid, under the direction of José Ramón Encinar; and the Seville Baroque Orchestra presents a case of J.S. Bach, with three of the Brandenburg Concertos.

La Grande Chapelle – Lamentations of Jeremiah: Tomas Luis de Victoria in context – 17 of April

The entire El Grande Chapelle, one of the most prestigious in our country, under the direction of Albert Recasens, It presents a program around Tomas Luis de Victoria and one of his most representative works: Las Lamentations of Jeremiah the Prophet, work published in 1585, The great task of the Holy Week as part of the su (Roma, Inhabited).

The program puts in its Spanish and European context these works on texts written elegiac prophet Jeremiah during the siege of Jerusalem (late seventh century and the first part of the sixth century B.C.), and in which you can hear lamentations of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Orlando de Lassus, Robert White y Manuel Cardoso.

Youth Orchestra and Choir of the Community of Madrid - Missa in tempore belli and The Miraculous Mandarin - 18 of April

The Youth Orchestra of the Community of Madrid, under the direction of José Ramón Encinar, It presents a mixed program, sacred music and music created for the scene or pantomime. The work chosen for the sacred context is the Missa in tempori belli J. Haydn. It composed when he was Kapellmeister of Nikolaus II Esterhazy, who he was committed to write an annual Mass. The title of the Mass (Mass in Time of War) It comes from the war situation that lived in Austria 1796 with Napoleonic France. Written for soprano, mezzo soprano, tenor and bass soloists, mixed choir and orchestra, It represents one of the great choral works of the Austrian composer.

The Miraculous Mandarin, the Hungarian composer Bela Bartok, complete the program. subtitled as “pantomime” by composer, It is one of the best performances of Bartok's style and rhetoric, therefore the story told, as the timbral and rhythmic richness of the same. composed between 1918 Y 1924, He was a big scandal at its premiere but has already become one of the essential works of the orchestral repertoire.

Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla – Brandenburg Concertos 3, 5 Y 6 – 19 of April

In his first appearance at the Festival, the Baroque Orchestra of Sevilla has chosen a monographic program J. S. Bach, and orchestral music is the star. As in other sectors of its catalog, Bach took in his orchestral music styles of the two national reference at the time, Italian and French. The Italian style is present at concerts, in his dedicatory page talks about “concerts I've adapted to various instruments”, this is one of the characteristics of these works, instruments have a presence that exceeds the “all” typical orchestral. Each of the six concerts, of those who will perform three, the numbers 3, 5 Y 6, set a precedent in the musical writing. the suites, in this case for flute, French represent its dance style, stylized as instrumental piece. Both of them, concerts and suites, close to pure music of Bach feature.