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“El entorno musical del Greco”

From 30 January to 2 February 2014 in Toledo it was held an international symposium on "The entorno musical del Greco", sponsored by El Greco 2014 Foundation, within the activities for the fourth centenary of the death of the great cretan painter. The proceedings gather papers investigating the musical and artistic riches that treasured the cities where El Greco, lived with particular attention to Toledo.

Abvlensis 2015 Scholarship resolution

At 10:30 hours of February 13, 2015, the members of the Evaluation Commission that should assess applications for obtaining Abvlensis 2015 Scholarship met in Ávila. This committee is formed, according to the bases of the call, by the following members:

Call for auditions for Coro Victoria

The Victoria Choir is a professional chorus of international projection wich is based in Madrid. It have twelve singers -sopranos, altos, countertenor, tenor and bass- having both group and soloists roles, depending on the works to be performed. The essential repertoire of Coro Victoria is the Spanish Renaissance polyphony with special attention to the figure of Tomás Luis de Victoria. Other Baroque and Classicism repertoires will be sung, working with instrumental groups and orchestras specialized in the historicist interpretation.

Victoria, un Requiem para María

Juan Diego Ortiz Izquierdo has just published in crowfunding platform libros.com his bibliographical proposal, under the title "Victoria, un réquiem para María", in which he gives his vision of the last years of Victoria's life, taking as thread the Officium Defunctorum.

 

Everybody can collaborate in order to make this project true, with contributions from 7€ to 99€, which give access to different benefits related to the edition.

El corazón de la piedra

The book "El corazón de la piedra" has been just released, in which José María García López, writer born in Avila and settled in Cadiz recounts, in the voice of the Archduchess Margaret of Habsburg, the vicissitudes of Europe at that time.


Through such diverse sites as the naval battles of Lepanto and the Invincible Army or cities like Vienna, Prague and Budapest, the Archduchess Margaret, on his retirement at the Descalzas Reales in Madrid draws a exciting sketch of the music of her time.

Abvlensis en la Feria Internacional de Turismo 2014

The Music Festival "Abvlensis", along with the V Centenary of the birth of Santa Teresa and the Medieval Days, will be the protagonists of Avila tour package at the International Tourism Fair  -FITUR- to be held in Madrid from 22 to 26 January 2014.

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