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Loyal to its annual appointment, on Saturday, May 25 at 6:00 pm, the Capella Mallorquina, sponsored by the Barceló Foundation, will offer the Concert homage to the Mare de Déu de Sant Salvador, in the Sanctuary of Felanitx, which bears the same first name.
This concert, which is free, has been held uninterrupted since 1999 and is one of the must-see events for the public in the region. This year, therefore, edition number 21 will be fulfilled.
For this occasion, the program prepared by the Capella will show us a great versatility of its members, who will perform varied works of different eras and musical styles.
In the first part of the concert several pieces of sacred music will be performed, such as the “Aita Gurea”, by the Basque composer Francisco Madrina; the “Lacrimosa” of Verdi’s Requiem or a selection of choral fragments of Vivaldi’s “Gloria”, undoubtedly the most prestigious work of the Italian composer.
In the second part, several pieces of opera and zarzuela will be offered, such as the “Patria oppressa” of Verdi’s opera “Macbeth”, the “Hungarian Song” of the zarzuela “Alma de Dios” by José Serrano or the “Coro de Introducción” of “The Barberillo de Lavapiés” by Asenjo Barbieri.
“Oh, Happy Day”, the famous black spiritualist will put an end to the performance of the prestigious choir, cultural work sponsored by the Barceló Foundation.
The concert will be directed by José María Moreno and will feature the piano playing of Alicia Moreno and the soloists Cristina Van Roy and Gerónimo Seib.