GUITARRA BADALONA 2020

 

GUITARRA BADALONA is a festival born from the Contest of Young Classical Guitar Interpreters that our Association has been organizing since 2014. It lasts three days and in this 2020 edition, three other important events around the world of guitar are added to the contest.

 

SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES:


OPENING CONCERT: ABEL GARCÍA AYALA

Day: Friday, April 24, 2020 at 8:15 p.m.

Place: Virgen del Carmen Church (St Miquel, 44, Badalona)

 


V CONTEST FOR YOUNG GUITAR INTERPRETERS

Days: April 25 and 26, 2020, throughout the day.

Place: NAU3 L'Escorxador Cultural C. (Arquitecte Fradera1, Badalona)

 


CONCERT OF MASTERS: LUSCINIAS DUO

Day: Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

Place: NAU3 L'Escorxador Cultural C. (Arquitecte Fradera1, Badalona)

 


EXHIBITION OF HANDCRAFTED GUITARS

Días: 25 y 26 de abril de 2020, durante toda la jornada.

Lugar: L'Escorxador Cultural Center (Arquitecte Fradera1, Badalona)

 


 

All acts of GUITARRA BADALONA 2020 are free and open to all audiences.

Here you can see a summary of each of them: 


OPENING CONCERT: ABEL GARCÍA AYALA

Abel García Ayala durante su actuación en la final de Guitarra Badalona 2019GUITARRA BADALONA 2020 will begin on Friday, April 24 in the afternoon at the Church of the Virgen del Carmen, in the center of Badalona, with the presentation of the Festival and an inaugural concert whose protagonist is the winner of the last edition of this Contest, the young Mexican guitarist Abel García Ayala.

Abel has an innate ability for music and art, which inherits from a very long family tradition ... Due to his passion and dedication he has achieved an enviable musicality, sensitivity and virtuosity"  (Pepe Romero, Alicante 2019)

 

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5th CONTEST FOR YOUNG CLASSICAL GUITAR INTERPRETERS

Cartel Concurso Guitarra Badalona 2020This Contest is the origin and the central activity of our Festival and will take place on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 April. It is celebrated at NAU 3 of the Cultural Center l’Escorxador, in Badalona. All performances are open to the public. Entrance is free.

The Contest is aimed at young solo performers (up to 24 years old) who will compete in three categories according to their age. From young students with obvious samples of talent, to virtuous young people who have just finished their studies and begin their career.

 

 More information about this Contest. Rules. Registration forms...

 


CONCERT OF MASTERS: LUSCINIAS DUO

Duo LusciniasThe main concert of this Festival will be held at NAU 3 de l'Escorxador on Saturday 25, at the end of the first day of the contest. The protagonists are two great performers invited to our Contest: Luscinias Duo, formed by Chen Chuan (guitar) and Haoxing Chen (violin).


Chen Chuan is an International guitar interpretar and guitar teacher at the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM). Haoxing Chen is the first violin of the Beijing West Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

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EXHIBITION OF CONCERT GUITARS BY ANDRÉS D. MARVI

Andrés D. MarviThe luthier master Andrés D. Marvi will exhibit in a room attached to the contest some of the extraordinary concert guitars that he builds in his workshop in the Alpujarra of Granada, to be tested by the contestants.

Participants and the public can get to know one of the most prestigious builders of today. His guitars, classical and flamenco, are the usual instrument of prestigious concert performers like  Gerardo Nuñez, Goran Krivokapic, Graham Anthony Devine or Aniello Desiderio.

 

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GUITARRA BADALONA will end on Sunday 26 in the afternoon with the FINAL OF THE COMPETITION, which will also surely be a magnificent concert, ending with the reading of the jury's decision and the AWARDS CEREMONY.

As in previous editions, all the events of GUITARA BADALONA are open to all audiences and are free.

Attention, young guitarists:  

 

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2020 COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN!

 

  

 

 

  

 


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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE GUITARRA BADALONA 2020

 

HONORARY PRESIDENT

Mrs. Zhen Zhen

 

GENERAL COORDINATOR

Antonio Manjón

President AGB

 

ARTISTIC MANAGEMENT

Sang Wu

 

CONTEST PEDAGOGICAL SUPERVISION

Carles Herraiz

 

PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATION

María Pineda

Birgitte Staal

 Pilar Manjón

 

 GRAPHIC DESIGN

Alberto Quiñonero

 

MEDIA AND ADVERTISING

Toni Valls Pou

Miquel Borràs