Festival Mixtur

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Concerts
Conference/Debates
Festival

The Mixtur Festival aims to promote the creation, pedagogy and dissemination of music and sound art of our time, from the point of view of research on sound itself and its interaction with the other arts. The eighth edition of the Mixtur Festival, Barcelona's interdisciplinary research and creation music festival, takes place at Fabra y Coats - Fábrica de Creación (headquarters), CaixaFòrum and L'Auditori. There will be eleven days of festival in which we will enjoy 19 concerts, 3 sound installations, 10 conferences, 3 round tables and 2 workshops. An essential event for lovers of music and restless minds.

The 2019 edition: Evan Parker and tribute to Joan Guinjoan

In this edition, tribute will be paid to Joan Guinjoan, one of the most important composers of contemporary music in Catalonia, who died recently. Mixtur will count this year with the presence of important musicians from the international scene. The most prominent guest will be the saxophonist and English improviser Evan Parker, one of the most innovative in Europe. Parker, besides offering a concert, will be the teacher of the Improvisation Workshop Mixtur 2019. And more. The festival will feature musicians Tillmann Reinbeck, from Aleph Guitarrenquartett, and Pierre Morlet, from Quatuor Diotia, who will be responsible for the guitar and piano workshops, respectively. They will also offer concerts, recognized European ensembles such as Ensemble TM +, New Art and Music Ensemble Salzburg, Container Ensemble or Ciklus Ensemble.

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