Online: € 25,– / 20,– / € 12,50
At the door: € 28,– / € 23,– / € 15,–
Festival opening with Lucie Horsch & ensemble
The Royal Wind Music: The Orange Tree Courtyard
Lucie Horsch, recorder
Nuala McKenna, cello
Menno van Delft, harpsichord
Lucie Horsch plays Spanish music and music inspired by Spain during the official festival opening, including Les Folies d’Espagne by Marin Marais and recercadas by Diego Ortiz.
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The Royal Wind Music
The Orange Tree Courtyard – Premiére
Music in and around Seville Cathedral
On the 8th of March 1401, the Seville consistory decided to build a new cathedral on the site of the former Mosque. Their ambition: "a building so immense that the coming generations will think we were mad". They succeeded: the cathedral of Santa María is still the third largest Christian temple in Europe. A few elements of the Mosque were preserved, among them the forecourt, a courtyard planted with orange trees and known as Patio de los Naranjos. Here, under the sweet shadow of the trees, starts a musical stroll through the cathedral, in which we will pass by the altar, the choir, the famous tower, La Giralda, the chapter house and the graves of composer Francisco Guerrero, organist Francisco Peraza and bibliophile Hernando de Colón.
Sacred music by Peñalosa, Escobar, Morales, Guerrero and Lobo
Secular music by Vásquez, Fuenllana and Mudarra