17th INTERNATIONAL ORGAN
FESTIVAL

17th INTERNATIONAL ORGAN
FESTIVAL

From 10/08/2016 to 22/08/2016

( MAS, ALV, ESC )


The International Organ Festival reaches its seventeenth edition this August.


Five concerts in a series called the “Càntics” form the backbone of this year’s edition. Continuing with the policy of promoting this instrument, the first concert, “Orgue a la fresca” (Organ in the cool) will be held in the Plaça de la Vall with a virtual organ and a repertoire of popular classics.

The series will be complemented with a conference and three open mornings to see the organs of Andorra.

Concert program
Orgue a la fresca. Popular classics in organ music with works by J. S. Bach, R. Wagner, F. Liszt, C. Debussy and D. Buxtehude. Raúl Prieto on the virtual organ. 10 August at 10 p.m. in Plaça de la Vall, Andorra la Vella.

Bach canta! (Bach sings) Musical works and transcriptions by J. S. Bach. Grup Miscelánea XVIII-21, Saskia Roures, organ and Francisco Gil, oboe d’amore. 13 August at 9.30 p.m. in the parish church of La Massana.

Cants antics, cants moderns (Ancient chant, modern chant) Music from the 18th and 21st centuries with work by J. Clarke, J. S. Bach, G. F. Haendel, N. G.  I. Ribas and N. Hakim.  Jan Vermeire, organ and Alain de Rudder, Baroque and modern trumpet. 17 August at 9.30 p.m. Arciprestal Church of Andorra la Vella.

Passió! (Passion) Works by M. de Falla, J. Carmichael, I. Albéniz, P. Cholley, R. Ratovondrahety, P. R.  Buttall, A. Piazzolla and T. Zilber. Vernet-Meckler duo, four hands organ: Olivier Vernet & Cédric Meckler. 20 August at 9.30 p.m. Arciprestal Church of Andorra la Vella.

When the keys sing. Works by F. J. Olivares, T. Tomkins, J. S. Bach, H. Schroeder and J. Mattheson. Aaron Ribas, organ and David Palanca, harpsichord. 22 August at 9.30 p.m. Parish Church of Escaldes-Engordany.

All of the concerts are free with collection.

Organised by: Associació Amics dels orgues. With the support of: Fundació Crèdit Andorrà, Parish of Andorra la Vella, Capital of Iberoamerican Culture, Spanish Embassy, Parish of Escaldes-Engordany and Parish of La Massana.

More information: http://www.amicsdelsorgues.com/


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Sa Calma viewpoint

SA CALMA VIEWPOINT

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The Sa Calma viewpoint is at an altitude of 1,117 metres, on Av. Sant Jaume in the parish of Escaldes-Engordany.

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Kids now have their own exclusive space at Caldea:  Likids.

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Vallnord and Grandvalira offer heli-skiing with ascents in helicopter.

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Skiing as you want

SKIING AS YOU WANT

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RESTAURANTS FOR ALL TASTES NEARBY

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RESTAURANT KRONOS (FENIX HOTEL)

RESTAURANT KRONOS (FENIX HOTEL)

The Kronos restaurant of the Hotel Fenix, in the centre of Escaldes-Engordany in the parish of the same name.

Restaurant Cal Sinquede

RESTAURANT CAL SINQUEDE

RESTAURANT CAL SINQUEDE

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RESTAURANT HOTEL RUTLLAN

Its own spa, a homely restaurant and a whole host of services for its clients. The Rutllan Hotel, in La Massana, is a highly advantageous hotel.

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