The series of concerts will be held in the gardens of the emblematic hotel in the capital of Gran Canaria during the next days 23, 24 and 27 August
the mexican soprano
Maria Katzaravawho will perform for the first time in the Canary Islands, the renowned Venezuelan tenor
Achilles Machado and the canary baritone
Augustus Brito are the protagonists of the extraordinary concert that is promoted within the framework of the cycle
'Secretos Líricos', which will be held on August 24 (8:00 p.m.)in the
Atrium garden of the Hotel Santa Catalina of the capital of Gran Canaria, whose space will host 500 people.
This Tuesday the program was presented at the Santa Catalina Hotel by the director of the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and head of the cycle,
Elizabeth Costes, accompanied by the Consul General of Uruguay in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria,
Gabriela Chifletand the director of Royal Concierge, customer service and public relations of the Hotel Santa Catalina,
The director of customer service and public relations Manuel Martínez-Fresno announced that the hotel in the capital, which is currently at 78% of its occupancy, has become "a new center for lyrical and classical music in the city ». «
Our intention is to become a hotel that hosts different cultural activities using the unbeatable enclaves of this emblematic establishment, he added.
As Isabel Costes, director of the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and artistic coordinator of the activity, pointed out at the event's presentation, 'Secretos Líricos' aspires to consolidate itself «as a
initiative to revitalize the cultural and tourist fabric of the capital of Gran Canaria on summer dates».
The Hotel Santa Catalina will also become, as of August 22, the venue for a
intensive training stage of a fortnight of students from Mexico, Cuba and Spain, who will receive master classes from different professionals in the field of opera and lyric.
The national participants belong to six different Spanish communities, including the Canary Islands. The person in charge of the initiative
'Zarzuela Studio'the orchestra director Isabel Costes, highlighted that these students "will spend a week working and receiving comprehensive training within the framework of a high-performance training program with great singers who are already established stars on the international agenda."
Tickets for the 'Secretos Líricos' event, which is part of the fourth season of the 'Zarzuela del Atlántico' initiative promoted by
Artifex Proart and the Atlantic Symphony Orchestraare now available on the online sales page: entrees.es, at a price of 30 euros.
The extraordinary concert on August 24, which also includes the participation of a select list of musicians from the
Sodre Youth Orchestra of Uruguay and the Atlantic Youth Symphony Orchestrawhich will be led by teachers
Ariel Britos and Isabel Costesis therefore proposed as an unmissable event for lovers of music and poetry.
The repertoire selected for this concert will be made up of works from both shores of the Atlantic, including popular genres ranging from tango to zarzuela, including danzón and malambo, among others.
The evening that will take place in the aforementioned landscaped location of the Hotel Santa Catalina will be presented by the multifaceted
Falcon Poloone of the greatest exponents of zarzuela in Mexico, who will guide the public through the mysteries of the works and their circumstances, making this concert a dynamic musical experience full of surprises.
The programming of 'Secretos Líricos' also includes the
August 23 (8:00 p.m. and free admission) a concert dedicated to the bolero genre and other lyrical delights to be held in the
caravel terraceand another of small-format zarzuelas that will take place on
August 27, also at 8:00 p.m. (10 euros a ticket) both starring the singers participating in the high-performance training stage, accompanied by repertoire pianists Nauzet Mederos, Ricardo Francia and Miguel Huertas.
On August 27, the public will be able to enjoy different pages of the most famous zarzuelas and a premiere. It is one of the three micro-zarzuelas commissioned by
'Zarzuela Studio' has created the composer