The XVIII season of Histocally Informed Music of the city of Leon (organized by the city council and the National Center for Musical Diffusion of Spain) has organized its program for the year 2021. The season will have at least one concert per month until mid-June. The cycle offers a musical journey through the music of the Renaissance and European Baroque. The first concert will be given by Jordi Savall (and two of his regular collaborators Andrew Lawrence-King and Xavier Díaz-Latorre), precisely with the aim of offering us a bridge between both eras. In February the number of concerts offered will be two: one by the Accademia Byzantina de Ottavio with music from Venice (Vivaldi G. Benedetto and B. Marcello) and later, on the 19th, La Tempestad will play music y Scarlatti, Domingo Porretti and Jayme Facco.
In March the program bring toguether three cultural events. Firsly, the interpretation of winnwer of the VIII Baroque Vocal Interpretation Contest of the CNDM (they will play music of Vivalvid, Bach and Literes). Anotherone will be a monographic concert dedicated to musical production in the Dresden Court (with music of Heinchen, Pisendel, Zelenka and Teleman). Finally, the appointment with Handel's music that will take place thanks to the L'Apothèose ensemble.
In April th seaon will offer he the music og one famous Spanish composer (straddling the Renaissance and the Baroque): Tomás Luis de Victoria. Los Afectos Diversos will be performe the Officium Defunctorum, and some days later La Ritirata will offer a concert with secular cantatas by Scarlatti.
Finally, Il Giarino Armonónico will play a program entitled "Music and migrant musicians in the Europe of the Renaissance and the first Baroque", which undoubtedly affects the idea of travel of this musical cycle, and finally the Baroque Orchestra of the University de Salamanca will bring us closer to some pieces of the brilliant French musical baroque with pieces by Charpentier and Rameau among others.
Tickets can be purchased through the CNDM digital platform.