Unión Musical organizes a new edition of Music-Cultural Days
The three bands of Benidorm offer extraordinary concerts in honor of Saint Cecilia
The three musical societies of Benidorm, in collaboration with the Department of Culture directed by Jaime Jesús Pérez, offer extraordinary concerts in honor of Santa Cecilia, patroness saint of music.
The councillor has indicated that "those dedicated to Santa Cecilia are, almost certainly, the most emotional recitals for the three bands of our city of all those who perform throughout the year, since coinciding with this holiday new members join the musical band who have been trained in the schools of each of the entities ”. Schools, he recalled, "that each year receives the support of this City Council with direct grants that in 2021 have added about 31,700 euros."
The first of these concerts will be that of l’Illa Sociedad Musical, recent winner of the Provincial Bands Contest, which will take place this Sunday, December 12, at 12 noon in Julio Iglesias auditorium in l’Aigüera Park. In the same venue and also on Sunday but at 5.30 pm it will be the turn of the Societat Musical La Nova. The first part of the concert will be carried out by the School Band and Choir; and the second, of the Symphonic Band.
For its part, the Symphonic Band of Unió Musical will close the round of extraordinary concerts on Sunday the 19th, at 11.00 in the Cristal auditorium of Gran Hotel Bali.
The Councilor for Culture has encouraged "music lovers, the resident population and those who visit us to enjoy the recitals of our three bands, which will have diverse and varied programs, thus reaching all tastes and preferences".
Music-Cultural Conference by Unió Musical
As in previous years, coinciding with Santa Cecilia festival, Benidorm Unió Musical organizes its Music-Cultural Days, which take place from December 1 to January 2. In addition to the collection of food for the Red Cross that is being carried out at its headquarters, Unió Musical has planned the following events:
Friday, December 10. 20.00 horas. Concert by Brass Band de la UM, at Sant Jaume and Santa Anna church.
Friday, December 17. From 17.00 to 18.30. Auditions by the students of the school at the headquarters of the entity.
At 7:00 pm, screening of the documentary ‘A music, a poble:Unió Musical de Benidorm’, produced by Channel 9 in 1997, and with the special presence of professor Rafael Doménech. 5th floor of the municipal building El Torrejó.
Saturday 18 December. 16.30 pm. Picking up the new members of the entity. Parade from the headquarters of UM to Neptuno square, to go to Sant Jaume and Santa Anna church, where a mass sung by the Choir will be officiated at 6:00 p.m. At the end, auditions of the new musicians and subsequent dinner.
Sunday, December 19. 11.00 a.m. Extraordinary Concert by the Youth Band and the symphonic Orchestra in the Crystal Auditorium of Gran Hotel Bali.
Monday, December 20. 17.30 p.m. Student auditions. Headquarters.
Tuesday, December 21. From 17.30 to 19.45. Student auditions. Headquarters.
Wednesday, December 22. From 17.30 to 18.30. Student auditions. Headquarters.
At 20.00 p.m. Christmas Concert by the Choir of Unió Musical in Sant Jaume and Santa Anna's Church.
Thursday 23 december. 18.30 p.m. ‘Jamranga’
Sunday, January 2. 12.00 a.m. New Year's Concert by the Symphony Orchestra of Unió Musical, in collaboration with the soprano Marlene Aquino Viel. Julio Iglesias Auditorium.