24/7/13 Bachcelona: first Bach festival in town.
Bachcelona Festival will take place from 25th to 28th of July. This initiative will offer a lot of activities and concerts related to Johann Sebastian Bach character. A lot of places will host the festival of which we highlight la Catedral, el Palau de la Música, la Basílica de Santa María del Mar or Sant Pau del Camp monastery.
This is the first festival that is related with Bach that takes place in Barcelona. The closing ceremony will clash with the day of musician’s death that is commemorated every year.
Tickets prices are between 10 and 22 euros and they include more activities besides the concert. Moreover music, there will be outdoor cinema in la Plaça del Rei with the film El silencio antes de Bach directed by Pere Portabella and a talk in el Museu d’Història.
Another of the bets of this festival is the combination of Bach music with jazz or swing music, all performed by Manel Camps playing the piano, Llibert Fortuny playing the sax and Mireia Farrés playing the trumpet.
Bachcelona is organized by Bach Zum Mitsingen association and since 2011 they organize liturgical and interactive songs which will close the festival on the 28th of July with the song BWV 105, one of the project productions, in la Basílica de Santa María del Mar.
Hotel Omm, a 5 star hotel in Barcelona, wants to invite you to participate in this original festival. You can check all the information in the website.