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On October 11, the concert “En Síntesis” at the Romanian Athenaeum on National Day of Spain

*Spanish singer Carmen París, pianist Diego Ebbler and percussionist and singer Jorge Tejerina will delight the Romanian audience

 

The Spanish Embassy and the Cervantes Institute in Bucharest will present on Tuesday, October 11, starting at 7.00 pm, in the Great Hall of the Romanian Athenaeum, the concert “En Síntesis”, held by the Spanish singer Carmen París, together with the pianist Diego Ebbler and the percussionist and singer Jorge Tejerina.

People in Bucharest will have the opportunity to listen some of the most representative songs selected from four albums of this composer and singer, rewarded many times, her music being a fusion of jazz, flamenco, jota aragonesa and other genres.

Carmen París, a representative presence of the current musical world, is one of the most appreciated artists, by both the Spanish public and critics. Her overwhelming personality and courage to innovate jota, combining it with other musical genres have brought, among others, the National Award of the Current Music granted by the Spanish Culture Ministry, in 2014.

The selection of the songs included in the concert aims to show us a sample of the multiple musical flavors and landscapes (in rhythm and verse) starting from jota, a traditional genre with roots in the music sang by elderly people on popular and religious celebrations, being in the same time the only musical genre found in all of the cultures and regions of the Iberian Peninsula (in Portugal, it is known as gota), and from which raised flamenco music and other rhythms beyond the ocean, in America.

The event is organized by the Spanish Embassy and Cervantes Institute in Bucharest, with the support of the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation for Development and of the George Enescu Philharmonic from Bucharest.

The sponsors of the National Day of Spain are: Garantibank, Asemer, Copisa, Eptisa, Indra, Azvi, FCC Construcción, Comsa Corporación, Roca, Cialt, Happy Tour / FCM Travel Solutions.

The sponsors of the Cervantes Institute are: Roca, Repsol, Hotel Caro, Alioli, Cialt, Cosercon, Imoteca, Hercesa, Yarden.

Tickets can be purchased from the Ticket Office of the Romanian Athenaeum, opened from Tuesday to Friday between 12.00 pm and 7.00 pm, on Saturday and Sunday from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm (in the days with events) and Sunday matinee between 10.00 am and 11.00 am.

Carmen París is a musician (pianist and composer) who have transformed the Spanish popular rhythm called la jota aragonesa and revitalized the Iberian folklore, adding to it rhythms and melodies from various regions of the Mediterranean Sea, Africa and America. Carmen París remarked in the Spanish musical landscape in the spring 2002 with her first album called Pa’ mi genio(2002, Warner Music), sold in 40,000 copies, an extremely well received album by the criticists, rewarded with the Musical Award for The Best Traditional Music Album.

Carmen París collaborated for the 4 recorded albums (with a total of more than 90,000 sold copies), as well as in the concerts held in Spain and across the world, with famous musicians from Spain and worldwide, including Chano Domínguez, Jorge Pardo, Javier Colina, Javier Ruibal, Eliseo Parra, Santiago Auserón, Diego Morao or Juan Manuel Cañizares George Garzón and Joel Rosenblatt.

 

 

 

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