Summer offers there is an abundance of legendary festivals of music that allow neophytes and connoisseurs to enjoy lunch outdoors in scenic locations and listening to the best musical performances of the year.
International digest The Financialist made the announcement of the most exciting musical events of the summer of 2013: from jazz big bands to complex operas.
1. RAVINIA debuts, highland Park III, Chicago, USA
6 June – 15 September
This year at the festival on July 16 will be the Brooklin Ryder -a group of new York musicians who have attracted the attention of connoisseurs of music, embodying a new approach to the formation of a classical string Quartet.
2. Opera festival “the arena di Verona”, Verona, Italy
13 June – 7 September
The main event of the festival is the annual staging of “Aida” Giacomo Puccini in the ancient Roman amphitheater, which seats 30,000 spectators.
3. Music festival, Tanglewood, Lennox, Massachusetts, WITH SHA
June 21 – September 1
Despite the classical origins of the festival, the organizers do not stand apart from the modern Continue reading
Traditionally Spaniards meet spring with the whole series of holidays and festivals, most of which has a long history and established traditions. So, Granada and Cordoba spend the may Festival of the Holy cross. These days the square, the streets, the balconies of the houses are decorated with flower arrangements, everywhere you can see crosses covered with flowers. The most celebrating this holiday in Granada areas of albaycín and El Realejo.
In Cordoba from 3 to 14 may competition is the traditional courtyards – owners decorate their patios with flowers in pots, flowers, hedges, natural elements of design and crafts, and invite everyone to take a look at their attire. Traditionally, the contest involves the courtyards of the oldest parts of the city, there are fun performances and musical performances.
From may 11 in Madrid held a Grand celebration dedicated to the patron Saint of the city – St. Isidro (St. Isidor), reaching a peak on may 15, the Plaza Mayor and went on for another week. Are carnival parades, shows, street concerts, religious procesie and bullfighting. Carnival with processions and masquerades, which ends on Friday, “the Funeral of the Sardine”, marks the eve of lent.
Live music concert — the phenomenon itself is wonderful, makes hearts of thousands of people to beat synchronously in time with the music. Seemingly, nothing better than open-air festivals and multi-day festivals, outdoor music industry just cannot offer, and there it was! Scattered around the world original concert venues offer artists a unique natural, technological or architectural decorations of their performances and the audience — the atmosphere of a different reality. Here are 15 of the most unusual places on earth where regular music and exploding templates.
The floating stage of the Bregenz festival, Austria
Bregenz festival annually attracts tens of thousands of spectators from July to August were only one line-UPS, but also the magnificent scenery of the stage, equipped above the water surface.
SteelStacks on stellitano enterprise, PA
Permanent same scenery of this area are monumental metallurgical plant closed Bethlehem Steel company in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Metal from the stage SteelStacks, should be, sounds quite atmospheric.
The théâtre Antique d’orange in France
This amphitheater was named after the location in the French city of orange. The building, dated to the first century, UNESCO world heritage site.
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