The organization of the ECOS Festival has announced the postponement of the two face-to-face concerts that were to be held this weekend in Aledo and Pliego, postponing them for the month of September.
The concert scheduled for Totana on July 25 was also suspended. Both the town councils and the organization of the festival consider this postponement for prevention prudent, taking into account the situation of uncertainty generated by the return of Totana to phase 1 and the increase in cases in the Region. Therefore, the concert by Silvia Márquez scheduled in Pliego is postponed to September, as well as that of the Aleman-van Outryve duo; that are added to the already announced postponement of the Cantoría concert in Totana.
The sale of seats is closed and the ticket return protocol has been launched. Digital edition Jorge Losana, director of the ECOS Festival, recalls that "despite this bad news, we are enjoying early music in Sierra Espuña thanks to the digital edition of the ECOS FESTIVAL 2020, which began on July 24 and ends on June 2 August".
The digital plan is made up of 6 videos, recorded in each of the 6 municipalities of the Sierra Espuña Territory, made by Silvia Márquez, Cantoría, David Gutiérrez, Mavra, Serendipia and Anacronía.
The first three, released from July 24 to 26, are now available on the festival's social networks.
The other three will be published at 7:00 p.m.
from July 31 to August 2 and the premiere of these micro-concerts will be accompanied by "digital program notes" made by well-known disseminators such as Clara Sánchez (Radio Clásica),Miguel Ángel Cajigal (El Barroquista) or Mario Guada (Codalario Magazine). In addition, the ECOS LAB is also being developed, a series of international round tables that aim to spread culture, enhance heritage and enhance quality tourism through ancient music.
Under the motto "What can ancient music contribute in the 21st century?", Thanks to the support of Acción Cultural Española AC / E and the University of Murcia.
It is a series of international meetings between emerging groups and personalities from the early music sector, with the aim of inspiring young ensembles to build an artistic proposal relevant to society around heritage.
The round tables began last Monday 27 and end on Thursday July 30 and are being published at 19:00 on the festival's YouTube channel. The holding of the ECOS Festival of Ancient Music in Sierra Espuña is possible thanks to the organization of Territorio Sierra Espuña, the University of Murcia and the Early Music Project association, in coordination with the municipalities of Aledo, Alhama de Murcia, Librilla, Mula, Pliego and Totana; The festival has the support of the Government of the Region of Murcia and its Institute of Cultural Industries and Arts, the National Institute of Performing Arts and Music, Acción Cultural Española AC / E, the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya , and the Murcia Conservatory of Music; as well as the sponsorship of Obra Social 'La Caixa', Productos Ecológicos Coato, Autocares Espuña 2.0, Hotel Jardines de La Santa and Juan Gil Bodegas Familiares.
Source: Universidad de Murcia