Extraordinary concerts of the three bands of Benidorm in honor of Santa Cecilia
The Department of Culture directed by Jaime Jesús Pérez has organized, in collaboration with the three bands of the city, three extraordinary concerts in honor of Santa Cecilia, patroness saint of music. Free concerts, with free access until full capacity is reached.
The first one will be on Saturday, December 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Crystal Palace of Bali Hotel, run by the Musical Society La Nova. The second, on Sunday 15, at 12 noon, in the Assembly Hall of Benidorm City Hall, played by the Musical Society l'Illa. The last of the auditions will be on Saturday, December 21, at 7.30 pm, at the Crystal Palace of Bali Hotel, with the Symphonic Band of the Musical Union as the protagonist.
Jaime Jesús Pérez has recalled the "total support" of Culture and the entire Benidorm City Council to "our three bands", as evidenced by "grants to music schools and students", which this year have reached 27,400 euros, and that, highlighted "we will strengthen in the coming years."
The mayor has encouraged neighbors and visitors to participate in the events on the occasion of the festivity of Santa Cecilia. Date in which “musicians, directors, partners, supporters and family spend a time of coexistence, as with the famous traditional dinners”. They are also "days," he recalled, "of congratulating the new musicians who join youth and symphonic bands," members who have encouraged them to continue their musical training because "it reports great personal and professional satisfaction. in something as beautiful as music is. ”
XXXVIII Musico-Cultural Conference of the Musical Unió
On the other hand, from December 6 to 22, Unió Musical de Benidorm, in collaboration with the Center for Studies of the Federation of Musical Societies of the Valencian Community and the Department of Culture, will develop its thirty-eighth Cultural Musician Days, also dedicated to the patroness saint of music.
Friday, December 6. 20.00 hours Extraordinary Concert of the Symphony Orchestra. Church of Sant Jaume and Santa Anna.
Saturday, December 14. 8.30 pm Concert of the school Orchestra and the Youth Band. City Hall.
Sunday, December 15. 20.00 hours Concert of the group ‘Brass Banda. Church of Sant Jaume and Santa Anna.
Monday, December 16. 6 pm Auditions of the students. Headquarters
Thursday, December 19. 6 pm Auditions of the new musicians who join the symphonic band. Headquarters.
Friday, December 20. 5 pm Student auditions, at headquarters. 19.00 hours, Guillem Chiner conference: ‘Cent anys de Música. A historic recorder through Unió Musical de Benidorm ’. El Torrejó.
Saturday, December 21. 3.45 pm Collection of the new components of the entity. Passacaglia music to the Church where, at 5:00 pm, a Mass sung by the UMB Choir will take place 19.30 hours. Santa Cecilia concert, at the Hotel Bali. 22.30 hours. Traditional dinner
Sunday, December 22. 10.30 am, Passacaglia music. 20.00 hours Choral Christmas concert in the Church of Sant Jaume and Santa Anna.