The ‘VII Marbella International Music Festival‘ will take place from September 1 to 10 and will include a classical concert cycle, master class refinement and a new edition of the traditional contest for young talents, which this year will take place from 1 to 3 at the Museum of Contemporary Spanish Engraving.
The general director of Culture, Carmen Díaz, has presented an initiative that, as she has pointed out, “is consolidating and we aspire to continue strengthening, because our goal is for the city to have a space and time dedicated to this genre and focused especially on the piano”.
He also stressed that “the programming is very complete because it is not limited only to performances, but there are also a training area and a contest in which interpreters from all over the world participate and in which the deliberations of a specialized jury are open to the public”.
The festival will start in the José Pernía auditorium of the Parque de la Constitución on Thursday 1, at 8:30 p.m., with a opera and zarzuela recital by the soprano Montserrat Martí Caballé; on Saturday the 3rd, at 8:30 p.m., a concert by the winners of the international competition will take place in the same space and on Sunday the 4th, at 8:30 p.m., it will be the turn of the participants of the master class.
On Monday 5, at 8:30 p.m., the festival moves to the Buchinger Clinic with the performance of German musician Sven Bauer; on Tuesday 6, at 7:00 p.m., it will stop at the Manuel Carra Professional Conservatory in Malaga with the Korean soloist Minsung Lee and on Wednesday 7, at 7:30 p.m., it will take place at the Ralli Museum, where a gala with artists international.
The Constitution Park Auditorium will once again host the final stretch of the festival, with two concerts on Thursday 8 and Friday 9, at 8:30 p.m., and the Closing will be on Saturday 10at 8:30 p.m., and will be performed by the pianist Michael Davidov and the saxophonist Albert Juliá.