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Capilla de Música Santa MariaCarlos Mena countertenor, director – Daniel Zapico theorbo, baroc guitar – Carlos Garcia-Bernalt harpsichord – Susana Garcia de Salazar piano

Programme

De los çeños del Diciembre Juan Hidalgo
Tanta copia de hermosura Anon. (17th c.)
Marionas Gaspar Sanz
De las luzes que en el mar Juan Hidalgo
Cancion: Yo soy la locura Henry Le Bailly
La noche tenebrosa Juan Hidalgo
¡Ay que sí, ay que no! Juan Hidalgo
Paisaje Andrés Isasi
La madre canta Andrés Isasi
Anhelo Andrés Isasi
La mona que danza Andrés Isasi
No llores Emma Chacón
Alli… Emma Chacón
Danzas Viejas Jesús Guridi
Os miro antes de irme Francisco Ibañez Irribarria
Azules Gabriel Erkoreka
Ollo eder bat Francisco Escudero


Silence is capital.  For Carlos Mena, it enables us "to hear" the echo of the images we’re contemplating within ourselves. On the occasion of the exhibition Spanish Still Life. The Spanish countertenor and his Capilla de Música Santa Maria invite you to expand the synesthetic experience of still life by listening to musical works which evoke the universe of an art gallery. Mena explains that this concert is about encouraging the audience to “taste the light of the paintings, see the scent of their harmonies and listen to the brilliance of emptiness...”