Choral music heralds the spring in Spain
„Canta en Primavera“ starts in Málaga
Already for the 3rd time choirs from all parts of the world come together in order to attune in a musical way for spring during the choir festival and competition Canta en Primavera in Málaga, Spain, from April 26 - 30, 2017. 26 choirs from 8 nations will be present this year and compete in a peaceful contest of choral music on the stages of the second largest city of Andalusia.
The highlight for choral music lovers on the very first day of the event, Wednesday, April 26, will be the parade of all choirs. It starts at 5 p.m. at the Plaza de la Constitución, follows the Calle Alcazabilla and will end at Teatro Romano de Málaga in the official welcoming of all singers. At 9 p.m. the opening concert at the Teatro Cervantes begins with choirs from Argentina, Turkey, Norway, Finland and Slovenia.
On Thursday, April 27, aficionados of chamber choirs and folklore ensembles will get their money’s worth: At 9 p.m. the competition of these categories will start at the Teatro Cervantes. Chamber choirs and sacred choir music will take the center stage on Friday, April 28: Interested choral music lovers have the possibility to attend these competitions from 3 p.m. onwards at the Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón. And all those who want to indulge even more in the festive flair of sacred choral music can join the church concert at the cathedral in Málaga at 8 p.m.
On Saturday, April 29, the competition for Children and Youth Choirs, Mixed Choirs and Female Choirs begins at 2 p.m. at the Teatro Cervantes. At 9 p.m. all choirs of the event will meet at the Teatro Cervantes, eagerly wait for the Awards Ceremony and afterwards celebrate their performances during the Closing Concert together with all attendees – interested listeners are welcome!
Furthermore the international choirs will also meet every day for Friendship Concerts at public squares and further venues throughout the city. More details regarding these concerts are available at the official event website.
The admission to all events of „Canta en Primavera 2017“ is free!