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THE LAST WORD

Missing the POINT

My to-do list is getting out of hand. I’ve had the same one for years, and it’s now so long I have to programme time into my day just to get through it. Sometimes I see items on that list that have...

Tempo Girona

Girona’s old quarter hosts best music

This high quality music and food festival takes place every summer in the Girona’s old quarter. In this year’s edition, the festival will present artists such as Christina Rosenvinge (pictured), Quimi...

Nits de clàssica

Classical doesn’t mean elitist

The Nits de Clàssica festival, directed since its early days by Víctor Garcia de Gomar, aims to dispel the elitist connotations of classical music, but without a drop in quality. In this eighth edition,...

Sons Solers

When the environment is everything

The Mas Solers estate in Sant Pere de Ribes is the setting for the Sons Solers festival. Since its very beginnings, this has been a festival different from the rest. Held in the impressive natural surroundings...

Poesia i +

Poetry in Maresme

This festival devoted to poetry (although it also includes music) takes place in several places in the Maresme region: including the towns of Canet de Mar, Mataró, Dosrius, Alella, Llavaneres, and Caldes...

garrigues

Six strings and a wooden box

The Garrigues Guitar Festival “Memorial Emili Pujol” takes places in towns in Lleida, such as Borges Blanques, Cogul, Bellaguarda, Granyena de les Garrigues, Vinaixa, Torrebesses, Arbeca, Juneda and...

femap

Baroque music in the Pyrenees

The months of July and August will see a major celebration of early music in some 37 towns around the Catalan Pyrenees, from Bossost to Estamariu, from Camprodon to Tremp. The Festival of Early Music in...

poblet

Poblet, early music’s summer home

Poblet’s Santa María monastery will once again become the centre of baroque music this summer. For another year, Poblet will stage the prestigious festival devoted to early music, with a programme of...

Bioritme

Ecology, nature, biodiversity... and music

The BioRitme festival is a space to share committed and constructive music for a better world, in the unique surroundings of the Sau reservoir. One of the main pillars of the festival is its commitment...