Theater and Auditorium program three solidarity concerts for social purposes

Theater and Auditorium program three solidarity concerts for social purposes

Pérez Galdós Theater in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria / c7

The first of the appointments will be next April 8 at the Pérez Galdós Theater. Then on May 8 will be the second and the last on May 28

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The Auditorium Theater Foundation of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has informed this Wednesday of the start-up of three solidarity concerts, where music and dance will be the protagonists of the collection of funds for social purposes.

The first of the appointments will be the next
April 8 at the Pérez Galdós Theater with
«A kilo of dance»a project led by the dancer and choreographer Natalia Medina and her dance school, the entire proceeds of which will go to Cáritas Diocesana de Canarias.

The second of the solidarity shows will be the
May 8 at the Pérez Galdós Theater with
Orchestrated neighborhoods, which will present the musical “Casamundo: Between the sea and the folía”with an original script by playwright Paco Sánchez, the executive production of Unahoramenos, musical direction and composition by José Brito and Polo Vallejo, and which will feature more than
1,000 beneficiaries.

Barrios Orquestados will take its solidarity beyond the borders of the Canary Islands with the third solidarity proposal of the season, «Music-All», with some 700 beneficiaries in communities of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) on
May 28 in the Symphony Hall of the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium from the capital of Gran Canaria.

In a press conference, the director of the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Auditorium and Theater Foundation, Tilman Kuttenkeuler, celebrated that this season will have
«fewer restrictions and therefore, more public» to advance in that work that music has "to do for and for teaching and social".

"It is a responsibility to society to offer concerts and work for and with the people," said Kuttenkeuler, who has opined that the young people who
«they do not go to the theater or cannot access it due to financial resources» so it is "very important".

These benefit concerts have
"a direct return" for those who need that support, he said.

In addition, Natalia Medina will be in charge of raising the curtain on solidarity initiatives, with a project that has been running for 8 years and that had to be canceled due to the pandemic.

has been declared
"moved" for being able to resume it, because it is "a very important activity" that shows that
“Small actions in the environment help and collaborate to help other people”.

It's an act
"where through dance all the money raised and the food will be used to help the people of the island" so for the choreographer "this activity is a joy and to return to the stage after so long".

The show will also have a row zero to collaborate through donations.

For his part, the promoter of Barrios Orquestados José Brito thanked him for being able to
“a social and cultural activism that leaves its mark” with "generous and kind steps, generating hope in others".

In this show they will celebrate their tenth anniversary, which has been "a challenge" that has embarked the group to create a "sui generis" musical that is "educational without being a musical prototype" and not only with soloists singing but through "communities of some imaginary islands, which after a humanitarian and ecological catastrophe invite reflection».

The objective, Brito has said, is
"Stir awareness from art, to educate, show the signs and put despicable issues on the table so they don't happen again."

The idea was a "creative work" that invites a "Casamundo" that, as he has expressed, is
"a place to defend at any price, ecological and coexistence" where Natalia Medina's dance company is also involved, which has opened "a new world for the participants" in dance, with which they are "very excited".

The leading role of the plot will be carried by "six orphaned actresses of that hecatomb that poses in a permanent search trip" in "a space that is supposed to be the utopia of a better world."

On the other hand,
on May 28 "Music-All" will sound with great themes of music from the 50s to today with "many guest artists with different roles and pieces" with the aim of a concert that seeks to "consolidate the work that has been carried out since 2018 in the neighborhoods on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa in Honduras » where the pandemic has generated «serious consequences».

Tickets are available at a price of 8 euros for "A kilo of dance", in addition to row zero, and tickets for "Casamundo" and "Music-All" are priced at 15 and 10 euros respectively.

They can be purchased through the websites of the theater and the auditorium, in addition to the usual box office hours.

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