Granada Festival launches 7th edition of its Festival Extension: FEX

15 June 2010

This year the FEX, the extension of the Granada Festival, will increase even further the number of performances and concerts around the city and the province. The diversity and variety of the activities on offer will enable audiences to enjoy venues in monumental ancient buildings, beautiful intimate spaces, wide public squares, crossroads, and new venues and stages; it will be, in fact, the broadest and most inclusive mix of audiences. There will also be a wide selection of artistic endeavour: soloists, chamber orchestras and ensembles offering repertoires ranging from ancient music to the most contemporary, teaching concerts, shows on disabilities and the scenic arts, flamenco, orchestras, choirs, literary performances, references to the work and the personalities of Albéniz and Chopin on the occasion of anniversaries celebrated this year. There is also a commemoration of the Bicentenary of the Independence of the South American Republics as well as a wide variety of participatory shows both for children and for adults. The FEX is a feast of music, of dance, of living arts, a “fiesta” within the Festival: José Manuel Zapata, the Conservatorio Profesional de Danza “Reina Sofía” of Granada, the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música “Victoria Eugénia” of Granada, María Rovira, the Trànsit Company, Jusuk Lee, Leopoldo Erice, the University Choir, David Caro, Mimbre, Diego Guerrero, Jara Heredia, the Mozart Trio of Deloitte, Pablo Gálvez, Antonio Ortiz, Juan Antonio Higuero, Juan José Muñoz Cañivano, a display of scenic arts workshops and disabilities, teachers on the Music Interpretation course, the Orfeón de Granada, Eleuterio Domínguez, the Bohemia Blässerquintet, Sesquialtera, Kithara, the Allegro Brass Quintet and Drums, the Granada Symphony Youth Orchestra. Find out more in the FEX brochure.