Monday, May 9, 2011

The UGA Camber Choir in concert at Conservatory Cloister in Sevilla, Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 8:30 P.M.

The UGA Camber Choir will be performing under the direction of Dr. Mitos Andaya at the Conservatorio Superior "Manuel Castillo", in the city of Sevilla. on Wednesday, May 25th 2011, at 8:30 P.M.
The UGA Chamber Choir will be accompanied on the piano by Dr. Martha Thomas.

The concert will take place at the cloister of this XVI century building, constructed to host the Great House of the Carmelite Monks, which has been based here since the XIV century.
The Monastery was among the most important monastic orders centers, hosting art masterpieces from barroque masters as Velazquez, Murillo, Oviedo and others.

In the Independence War of the XIX, it was used as militar headquarters by Napoleonic troops, and after it became part of the Militar Headquarters in south Spain until 1978.
After huge renovation works, the Conservatory has open its activity here on the year 2002.

The Conservatory takes it name from the important Sevillian composer Manuel Castillo. It has been named National Official Center for Music Education as early ass 1933.

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