Early music festivals in Spain

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At Topfestivals we don't miss anything and that's why today we have prepared for you a list with the most important early music festivals in Spain. Surely you will like it if you are a fan or if you are a musical adventurer who wants to live new experiences.

The 8 early music festivals in Spain that you must visit

It is interesting to discover the music that was played in different periods such as Renaissance, Baroque, Middle Ages, among others. So stay with us and get to know the music festivals in Spain where you can listen to live orchestras and expert musicians from these periods of history.



  • Early Music Festival "Villa de Calasparra".

  • Early Music Festival of Úbeda and Baeza

  • Renaissance and Baroque Music Festival of Vélez Blanco

  • International Music Festival "Portico de Zamora".

  • Andrés de Vandelvira Ancient Music Festival

  • Early Music Festival of Madrid

  • Seville Early Music Festival

  • The ECOS Early Music Festival of Sierra Espuña

Early Music Festival "Villa de Calasparra".

This festival was born in 2008 under the initiative of the Ensemble La Danserye and the City Council of Calasparra with the purpose of promoting music from the Middle Ages to the Baroque period. Middle Ages to the Baroque.

On its stage have passed Locus MusicusEl Canto Hispano, the Coral Calasparra, La Lyra Hispana, Ensemble La Danserye and Psalterium, among other groups that with their presentations have transported the public to the past. If you want to know more details about this event, here is the website of the Town Hall.


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Early Music Festival of Úbeda and Baeza

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddbdpUc-Cdo

It is one of the most important early music festivals in Spain and has even received awards such as the "Best Cultural Institution of Andalusia 2005" and the Gema Award in the category "Best Festival 2020". "Best Festival 2020"., given by the "Asociación de Grupos Españoles de Música Antigua".

In addition, if you want to enjoy the event, keep in mind that it takes place during the months of November and December. Likewise, the festival has more than 23 editions editions, since it has been held since 1997.

Given the importance of the event, musicians such as Al Ayre Español, Hespèrion XXI, Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, Ensemble La Danserye La Grande Chapelle, Leonardo García Alarcón and Albert Recasens.

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Velez Blanco Renaissance and Baroque Music Festival

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXByMYfbPDU

Velez-Blanco, province of Almeria is the place where the event specialized in Renaissance and Baroque music takes place. Renaissance and Baroque music. Also, in this musical event, specialized activities are held for music students, among them, polyphony, organ, sackbut, harpsichord and singing. In this same sense, we mention that these workshops are held at the Franciscan Convent of San Luis, the Parish Church of Santiago and the Castle of Velez Blanco.

On the other hand, you should know that in this festival have played musicians and groups such as the Baroque Orchestra of GranadaCoral Virgen del Mar de Almería, the violagambist Jordi Savall, Mariví Blasco, Raquel Andueza and Marta Almajano.

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International Music Festival "Pórtico de Zamora".

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyA6d5UdR-g

One of the early music festivals in Spain that you should not miss if you want to live a different experience is the International Music Festival "Pórtico de Zamora", which focuses on early religious music. early religious music.

Also, the festival was founded in 2003 and since then it has been held at the church of San Cipriano as well as in other churches of the province during the month of March.

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Andrés de Vandelvira Early Music Festival

It arose in the year 2005 as a series of small concerts held in the municipalities where there were monuments made by the architect Andrés de Vandelvira. It should be noted that these concerts were prior to the Early Music Festival of Úbeda and Baeza.

We also mention that this festival has been festival has been growing as the years have gone by, becoming a must for lovers of early music.

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Early Music Festival of Madrid

It is one of the most recent early music festivals in Spain, since it has been held for only 3 editions. This event offers a variety of repertoires ranging from projects in which early music is fused with other arts. fused with other arts as well as the orthodox historical interpretation.

Are you a classical music fan? We invite you to attend not only this festival, but also the best music festivals in Europe. best music festivals in Europeso you can get to know other cultures.

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Seville Early Music Festival

Seville Úbeda and Baeza is the cradle where one of the most important early music festivals in Spain was born. more than 30 years. The concerts are held in different venues, among them the "Espacio Turina".

Musicians and ensembles such as Jordi Savall, Barak Norman, Xavier Díaz-Latorre, Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, Stile Antico, Ensemble Brudieu and Cantoría have delighted the public on the stage of this festival.

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The ECOS Early Music Festival in Sierra Espuña

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBxq_Ivoy1o

The festival is organized by the University of Murcia, the Mancomunidad Turística de Sierra Espuña and Early Music Project since 2017 specifically in 6 municipalities which are: Totana, Mula, Aledo, Pliego, Librilla and Alhama de Murcia..

In the same way, we mention that the event allows you to enjoy not only concerts of national and international national and international musiciansbut also children's activities, nature and, in general, tourism in the Region of Murcia.

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