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Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca

Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca
Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca
Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca
CUENCA  •  Various venues  •  Ongoing

Cuenca's unique urban layout, with its hills and narrow streets, make it a very special setting to celebrate Easter week. These traditions date back to the 17th century, when the first Easter brotherhoods were founded. Cuenca Religious Music Week coincides with the Easter week celebrations. Every year it features important international orchestras and soloists.The concert venues help to create a magical atmosphere: the Cathedral, the old Carmelitas Convent, San Miguel Church and Arcas Church are a few of them.

Camerata Salzburg, Compañía Pedro María Sánchez, Gabrieli Consort,Orchestra of the Age of Enlightment, Schola Antiqua, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Gerd Albrecht (conductor) , Flora María Álvaro, Raquel Andueza (soprano), José Antonio Saínz Alfaro, Emilio Aragón, Thomas Bauer (baritone),  Andrés Cea (organ), Vittorio Ghielmi (cello), Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord), Marisa Martins, (mezzo-soprano), Paul McCreesh, Katherina Müller, (soprano), José Van Dam (baritone), Kenneth Weiss, Ivo Pogorelich  are among the many musicians on this year's festival programme of mostly baroque and early sacred music.

Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca Web Site

Contact: Paseo del Huécar, s/n
16001 Cuenca

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