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52 Festival of Pollença

This traditional 52nd Festival de Pollença follows the style of the previous edition, which, under the direction of Joan Valent, is to understand the music and culture as an essential element to contribute to a better society. The intention is that Pollença becomes during the summer of 2013 a space of culture of the Balearic Islands where interrelate different artistic disciplines: music, visual arts, cinema and literature.

The music will be the core of the festival, which will feature extremely contemporary concerts, but also interpretations of classical repertoire. The literary section, under the theme "Literature and War" will count with the presence of leading figures from the international literature.

The Festival aims to become a summer essential cultural core in Mallorca, which seeks the complicity of the inhabitants and visitors to the city to establish ties and synergies between different artistic disciplines lovers locally and internationally.

Musical program
Saturday, August 3 · Convent de Sant Domingo · 10:00 pm
Gabriel Estarellas, guitar solo
Balearic Symphony Orchestra
Josep Vicent, director

Concerto for Guitar and Strings in D major, by Vivaldi
Fantasy for a gentleman, by J. Rodrigo
Symphony no. 12, "The Year 1917" by D. Shostakovich


Saturday, August 10 · Convent de Sant Domingo · 10:00 pm
Balearic Symphony Orchestra
Fernando Velazquez, director

Original Soundtracks

Tuesday, August 13  · Convent de Sant Domingo · 10:00 pm
Rosa Novell, Andrés Lima, Biel Mesquida, storytellers
Chamber Orchestra of The World Orchestra

A Soldier's Story, by I. Stravinsky / Ch.-F. Ramuz


Wednesday, August 14 · Convent de Sant Domingo · 10:00 pm
Ginesa Ortega, singer
The World Orchestra
Josep Vicent, director

The calaca, Gabriela Ortiz
El amor brujo, M. Fault
The 7th Symphony, L. van Beethoven


Thursday, August 15th Streets Pollença · 10:00 pm
Music on the street
Music and public meetings in the streets and squares of Pollença


Sunday, August 18 ·  Convent de Sant Domingo · 10:00 pm
Claudi Arimany, flute
Josep Francesc Palou, flute
Michel Wagemans, piano

Works by F. Mendelssohn, F. Poulenc, F. Doppler, W. A. Mozart, B. Martinů i G. Verdi


Saturday, August 24 · Convent de Sant Domingo · 10:00 pm
Federico Guglielmo, solo fiddle
Concerto de 'Cavalieri
Marcello Di Lisa, director

Concerto grosso, op. VI, no. 8 in G minor, by A. Corelli
"Symphony" The verità in cimento, RV 739, by A. Vivaldi
Le Quattro Stagioni by A. Vivaldi


Tuesday, August 27 · Municipal Auditori d'Alcudia · 09:30 pm
The World Orchestra
Josep Vicent, director

Symphonies unreleased by Michael Nyman

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