09.30h Plenary Session I “Monodic tradition in sacred chant”. Lecture by Youssef Tannous, Dean of the Faculty of Music of the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (Lebanon) Juan Carlos Asensio, specialist in Gregorian chant (Spain) and Fethi Zghonda, specialist in traditional Arabic music and former director of the Music Department of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Tunisia) – Faculty of Education and Psychology.
11.15h Plenary Session II “Multipart singing in sacred and secular tradition” by Ignazio Macchiarella, expert on orality and writing in Italian secular music, board member of the International Council for Traditional Music and professor University of Cagliari (Italy) – Faculty of Education and Psychology.
12.45h Apperitive-concert: Cant de la Sibil·la, Coral Juvenil de Palma (Mallorca) at the lecture hall of Faculty of Arts UdG.
16.00h “Discovering Mediterranean repertoire” – Faculty of Education and Psychology (Auditorium)
FCEC Presentation (Federació Catalana d’Entitats Corals – Catalan Federation of Choirs): Carles Gumí and Josep Lluís Guzman (Catalonia)
SCIC Presentation (Secretariat de Corals Infantils de Catalunya – Catalan Children’ Choirs Federation) – Patrimoni Coral XXI, children’ traditional catalan songs arranged by mediterranean composers: Carlo Pavese (Italy), Thomas Louziotis (Greece) and Edward Touriguian (Lebanon) with live examples by Cor Claudefaula (Quim Bonal, conductor)
18.00h Documentary screening: “Three religions around the Mediterranean Sea and their vocal expressions”, video documentations from the Festival Musica Sacra International, by Dolf Rabus (director del Festival Musica Sacra International de Marktoberdorf, Bavaria, Alemanya) – Faculty of Education and Psychology
18.00h Fringe “Mediterranean Corner” – opened to the participants to present themselves
21:00h – Centre Cultural La Mercè
Songs of the spirit and the earth
Israelite Samaritan Choir, Benyamim Tsedaka, conductor (Israel)
Daniele Giallara and Salvatore Carboni (Sardegna)
Tickets 15€ – 10€ Buy your tickets here.