The processions they are the main attraction of Holy Week parties 2013 in Madrid, but these are complemented by an extensive religious music program that are developed in enclosures cultures and parishes of neighborhoods of the city.
Specific, from March 15 to 27under the motto Music and Voice for the Passion, the Madrid City Council has prepared a Easter music program, with 23 concerts that you can see in the cultural centers count Duke and CenterCenter, the latter in the Cibeles palace.
But also, within the cultural programming of the Holy Week Festivities, there are free concerts in churches of different districts of Madrid.
The Religious music concerts in Holy Week 2013 they combine Gregorian and choral singing, with sacred music, with performances by the main authors of this type of music, such as Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Verdi, Mozart, Vivaldi, Albinoni, Pachelbel, Haendel. Corelli or Fouré.
He opening concert of the cycle Music and Voice for the Passion takes place on Saturday March 16 at the Basilica of San Francisco el Grande, with the interpretation of Requiem of Verdi, and the participation of a choir of more than 300 amateur voices, as well as the Orchestra and Choir Filarmonía.
In the cultural center CenterCenter 12 concerts are held in Cibeles, and ticket prices are 10 euros.
For its part, in the Count Duque Auditorium There are 11 concerts, which include the performances of various choral groups that will perform, among other composers, works by Haydn, Bach and Mozart.
The programming is completed with concerts in neighborhood parishes in Madrid, with free entrance, such as Carabanchel, Centro, Chamartín, Chamberí, Ciudad Lineal, Hortaleza or Tetuán.
Here you have the pdf with the program of concerts of religious and choral music in Holy Week 2013 in Madrid.<>