Costa Blanca News (North Edition)



March 13: Homage to the Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballé, featuring her daughter, and sometime stage partner, Montserrat Martí Caballé and world-renowned Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint Marc (The little singers of Saint Marc) from France at Teatro Principal. Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint Marc known in Spain as Los Chicos del Coro, first came to internatio­nal recognitio­n in the 2004 film The Chorus (Les Choristes), when they were the film’s main protagonis­ts. Tickets range from €18-€38 and are available from the venue website at www.teatroprin­cipaldeal

Until June 18: ADDA (Alicante provincial auditorium) 2020/21 ‘Essentia’ symphonic music cycle featuring some of the best national and internatio­nal orchestras and soloists.

Ticket range from €30 and €60 and are available from the venue website at https://addaalican­ All concerts are listed as starting at 20.00, however, starting times may vary due to changing Covid19 regulation­s.

February 28:


Brahms – ADDA Simfònica with invited director Darrell Ang and piano soloist Judith Jauregui perform Brahm’s Piano Concerto No. 1, and Symphony No. 2

March 12: Essentia Schumann – Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra directed by Marin Alsop with cello soloist Kian Soltani perform Schumann’s Piano Concierto, and Symphony No. 4

March 20: Del Amor y El Mar – Adda Simfònica directed by Josep Vicent with soprano Ángeles Blancas perform Chausson’s Poème de l'amour et de la mer, and Tchaikovsk­y’s Symphony No. 5

March 27: Essentia Dvorák Prague Philharmon­ia directed by Emmanuel Villaume with violin solist Midori perform The Moldau by Smetana, and Dvorák’s Violin Concerto, and Symphony No. 7

April 16: Essentia Mahler Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra directed by Hannu Lintu with cello soloist István Várdai perform Lalo’s Cello Concerto, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 5

April 24: Stravinsky 50 – ADDA Aimfònica directed by Josep Vicent with cello soloist Damián Martínez perform Elgar’s Cello Concerto, and Stravinsky’s Petrushka

May 1: Universos – ADDA Simfònica with invited director Jurjen Hempel, trombone solo


Registrati­on closes March 4: Town hall-organised free online sign language course. Participan­ts who complete the 60-hour course will obtain A1 level standard. It is aimed at people aged from 16-35 years, and runs from March 15 to June 2. Registrati­on by email to, by telephone on 96 588 74 35 and 610 205 329, or in person at the Alfaz youth informatio­n centre (CIJA), situated on the ground floor of the culture centre. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis


The visits are by appointmen­t only and organised by the patrons of the Klein-Schreuder foundation. To make an appointmen­t telephone 96 686 02 30. Admission is €5, which is used as a contributi­on to the maintenanc­e of the gardens. Further informatio­n is available from: www.kleinschre­

FIFTH BENIDORM SKYLINE FILM FESTIVAL April 9-18: This year’s edition aims to expand the festival’s exposure to an internatio­nal audience by introducin­g a ‘European short film’ category. Entry registrati­on is taking

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