The Religious Music Week of Cuenca will be dedicated to Santa Teresa

The Religious Music Week of Cuenca will be dedicated to Santa Teresa

Written in: Feb 27, 2015

Cartel ganador SMRC 2015

The Religious Music Week in Cuenca (SMRC) will be dedicated in his 54th the V centenary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Jesus with a high level programming in which classical music lovers can enjoy a wide range of events.

Morning, Saturday 28 March, Villanueva de la Jara starts the week with a tribute concert to Santa Teresa titled A life between Devotion, Mysticism and the Reformation, which will tour the life of the Holy making a reflection of their musical expressions in different books.

It is also present in the usual three days celebrating the festival, to be held on 30 and 31 March, and 1 April, and that this year seek to explain the influence of the Council of Trent in art and music. Over Easter 2015, Music lovers can listen to works of religious repertoire as St. Matthew Passion BWV 244 de Johann Sebastian Bach, directed by tenor Christoph Prégardien and performed by Balthasar Neumann Choir and Le Concert Lorrain, but also great works of profane character with high spirituality or transcended.

The SMRC also present a second commissioned work, in collaboration with the CNDM, composed by José María Sánchez-Verdú. Totentanz book (Book of Dances of Death) It is written for medieval instruments and collects somehow Huelgas Codex music while establishing "a dialogue between ancient and modern musicians musicians". Coming Holy Day will be released at 22.30 hours, interpetada por organ, Only y button Schola Antiqua.