Sant Pere de Ponts is filled with music, dance and poetry in the summer of the millennium

Sant Pere de Ponts is filled with music, dance and poetry in the summer of the millennium

The IEI’s Aula Magna hosted a showcase program of activities between June and August to celebrate the millennium of the current University of Sant Pere de Ponts, with several interdisciplinary proposals and a music festival with fortnightly concerts, which aims to be “able to share the millennium that is history.” Neighborhood for our city and, at the same time, revolutionaries to put culture at the center of our society’s action,” explained city mayor Josep Tapis.

To start, on June 8 (7:00 PM) he will host a concert by the prestigious international music group Tasto Solo, with the program “The Birth of Music”. The splendor of medieval polyphony, while on June 15 the production “Sageta de foc, homage to Joan Salvat-Babasset” will be performed, which brings together Guma’s drawings and projections in dialogue with the voice of the dancer Anna Malucair and the music of the flutist. Elizabeth Franch. On June 29, the concert will be held in the church of Santa Maria “Gloria”, by Vivaldi, the Goya di Maigue Choir in Angelsola, the Espluguina Choir and the Andrefi Orchestra in Cervera.

The Summer Festival will offer concerts every two weeks on Fridays. On July 5 (10 p.m.) mezzo-soprano with Pontsica roots Mireya Pinto and pianist Vladislav Bronevitzky, accompanied in concert by actress Sylvia Bell, will perform “Venice, between the canals and the music.” On July 19, it will be the turn of the famous Barcelona pianist Alba Ventura, one of the most famous concert players of the moment on the Catalan scene. On August 2, the Fortuny trio (Joel Bardolet, Pau Codina and Marc Heredia) will perform “La Nit”, in collaboration with the Catalan dance company Mal Pelo; On August 16, violinist Abel Thomas (Casals Quartet) and young Emporda pianist Emma Stratton will give a concert focusing on chamber music.

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Finally, the finale will be on Friday, August 30, in Plaza Sant Pere, with Mallorcan singer-songwriter María del Mar Bonet, who will give a free concert with songs from her regular repertoire and new songs from her upcoming album. Tickets for the rest of the concerts will be available starting tomorrow on the website: and at the Ponts Tourism Authority. In addition to the music, the lecture cycle also continues; On July 18, Francesc Vité will talk about “Romanesque in the Lands of the District of Urgell.”

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