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Puerto offers baroque concerts and musicalised route 


The popular Reyes Bartlet cultural association has started its XVI Festival of Ancient Music of Puerto de la Cruz.

The choir is offering con-certs in the church of Peña de Francia, the Anglican Church, the San Felipe Castle, the Timanfaya Theatre and the Eduardo Westerdahl Museum.

This 16th edition started on March 2nd but continues until March 28th.

The Mayor of Puerto, Lope Afonso stressed the importance of this initiative for the tourist city to show visitors the extend of activities offered whilst the manager of Reyes Bartlet, Marina Velázquez, thanked all the institutions for their support.

Two of the concerts have already been held but still to come is the concert of the quartet of flutes Windu Quartet on March 7th at the Timanfaya Theatre at 8.30pm.

On Sunday, March 11th at 8.30pm, the MACEW will welcome students from the Conservatory of Music of the Canary Islands who will perform pieces by Kapsberger, Monteverdi and Castaldi.

Then, on Saturday, March 17th at 11am, the San Felipe Castle in Puerto will welcome the students of Global Piano Studio in a talk-concert called “Anna Magdalena Bach’s notebook: music in the Bach family’s house” .

The next day, on Sunday March 18th, MACEW will receive Magios-Siglo de Oro with the repertoire called “Ay amor”.

The Anglican Church will premiere in this 16th edition of the Festival of Ancient and Baroque Music on Thursday, March 22nd, where from 8.30pm, the Vocal Group Reyes Bartlet will perform the repertoire “Salva nos Stela Mare”

And, to finish the present encounter with the old music, the Reyes Bartlet has organised a musicalised route on Wednesday, March 28th, called “Baroque Puerto de la Cruz”. The “excursion” will depart from the Hermitage of San Telmo starting at 11am in the morning. This initiative is carried out in colla-boration with Lhorsa Arte & Eventos, habitual collabora-tors of the cultural entity of Porto.

Tickets can be purchased at a price of 15 euros in the same spaces where the auditions are held. They can also be booked in the email mail@reyesbartlet.com, as well as on 696 227 636. Advance sales can be made at the offices of the CIT of Puerto de la Cruz, Cloe Accessories and Masilva Bookstore. Both the Global Piano Studio activity and the Musicalised Route are open access.