Masterclass Al-Andalus

Masterclass Al-Andalus


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MASTERCLASS AL-ANDALUS SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES



SATURDAY, MAY 19th, 2018

ARRIVAL INTO GRANADA AIRPORT (GRX). All participants will be met at the airport arrivals hall at 1:00 PM  (on this date only) and transported to Alcalá la Real via Microbus. Participants who arrive in Granada prior to the 19th should make their way to the Granada Bus Station by 1:30 on the 19th in order to meet the Microbus for transport.

Participants will be delivered to their residences at Convento Trinitarias to unpack and rest before the evening activities.

7:00 PM Casa del Amanecer Welcome Meeting,  Powerpoint/Lecture presentation: "The Influence of  Al-Andalus on Western Classical Music" 

8:00 PM Flamenco evening and Tapas at Casa del Amanecer.

10:00 PM  Return to Convento Trinitarias


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SUNDAY, MAY 20th

8:30AM Breakfast at Convento Trinitarias

10:00-2:00 MASTERCLASS I  (Solo Bach/Ysaye/unaccompanied repertoire) at Casa del Amanecer

2:30 LUNCH in Pergola

4:00 Piano Rehearsals for Masterclass II and III (at Conservatorio)

7:30  ANDALUSIAN LEGACY EVENT: Tour of Alcala la Real

8:45 Free time for Tapas (if desired)

9:30  ANDALUSIAN LEGACY EVENT: Private Night Tour of La Mota

11 :30 Return to Convento Trinitarias


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MONDAY, MAY 21st

7:30 Breakfast at Convento Trinitarias

9:00-1:00 MASTERCLASS II at Conservatorio de Musica -- "In the old style" (Short stylistic compositions)

1:15 ANDALUSIAN LEGACY EVENT: Trip to Cordoba

Afternoon/evening in Cordoba, the former center of the Al-Andalus Culture, home of the musician Ziryab (789-857 A.D.)

2:30  Lunch at the Feria de Cordoba

Optional visit to ancient Arab baths 

9:30 PM ANDALUSIAN LEGACY EVENT: Guided Night Tour of the 8th century Mezquita Mosque: "El Alma de Cordoba"

11:00 Return to Convento Trinitarias


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TUESDAY, MAY 22

7:30 Breakfast at Convento Trinitarias

8:00 Brief warm-up rehearsals for masterclass III (15 minutes each at Convento Trinitarias)

10:00-2:00  MASTERCLASS III at Convento Capuchinos (mixed repertoire)

2:30 LUNCH at Convento Trinitarias

4:30 Piano rehearsals after lunch at Palacete de Hilandera

9:00 CONCERT: "The Glory of the Violin" at Palacete de Hilandera 

Wine and Tapas Reception following

11:30-12:00- Return to Convento Trinitarias

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

8:30 Breakfast at Convento Trinitarias

9:30 ANDALUSIAN LEGACY EVENT: TRIP TO GRANADA (with tour of the Alhambra)

5:30 Return to Alcalá 

7:00 Rehearsals for Masterclass IV and Gala Concert  at Convento Capuchinos, and free time in the Park in Alcala

11:00- Return to Convento Trinitarias

     


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THURSDAY, MAY 24 

8:30 Breakfast at Convento Trinitarias

10:00-2:00  MASTERCLASS IV  at Convento Capucinos (Spanish Repertoire)

2:30 ANDALUSIAN LEGACY EVENT: Special Andalusian Meal prepared at Fuente del Rey Country House 

4:45 Walk to Convento Trinitarias

5:00 Piano rehearsals at Convento Trinitarias

7:00 ANDALUSIAN LEGACY EVENT: Andalusian Historic Ceramic and Mosaic Workshop (examples of the three cultures), followed by free time

9:30 Return to Convento Trinitarias

10:00 short rehearsal time at Convento Trinitarias


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FRIDAY, MAY 25th 

8:30 Breakfast at Convento Trinitarias

10:00-2:00  MASTERCLASS V at Casa del Amanecer (mixed repertoire)

2:30 Lunch in Pergola

4:00 ANDALUSIAN LEGACY EVENT: "Lorca, Music, and Coffee" at Casa del Amanecer (Poetry of Lorca and Music of de Falla and Albeniz)

5:00 Return to Convento Trinitarias 

5:30-7:00 Piano rehearsals 

7:30 Country road walk from Convento Trinitarias to home of Paco Montanes (view of the illuminated La Mota)

8:00 ANDALUSIAN LEGACY EVENT: Encounter with PACO MONTANES, Spain's foremost portrait artist (with Tapas). Bring violins for photos.

11:00 Return to Convento Trinitarias

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SATURDAY, MAY 26th

8:30 Breakfast at Convento Trinitarias

10:00-2:00  Rehearsals with piano at Old Convento Trinidad

2:30 Lunch at Convento Trinitarias

6:00 Dress rehearsal in concert hall of Antiguo Convento de la Trinidad (light tapas available after rehearsal)

9:00 PM GALA CONCERT at Antiguo Convento de la Trinidad  (Spanish Repertoire)

12:00 Return to Convento Trinitarias

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SUNDAY, MAY 27th

8:30 Breakfast at Convento Trinitarias

10:00 Performance in gratitude to Convento Trinitarias during Mass at Iglesia de la Trinitarias, celebrating their Holy Day  (Schubert Ave Maria in unison)

Lunch/free time on your own

6:00 "In the Style of Ziryab"  A special event banquet and swimming party at Casa del Amanecer 

11:00 Return to Convento Trinitarias


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MONDAY, MAY 28th

GROUP DEPARTURE FOR GRANADA AIRPORT