Sunday, April 6, 2014 Leave a Comment
Manuel García Morano and the Zarzuela’s Festival chorus, directed by Olga Santana, were the winners of the I Zarzuela Competition celebrated at Valleseco’s Auditorium in Gran Canaria in December 15th, 2013. The jury members were Isabel Rey, Jerónimo Saavedra, Ricardo Francia, Victoria Melián, Isabel Costes and Vicente Domínguez. They valued technic, artistic, interpretative and scenic qualities. They also took into consideration the high difficulty level the Romanza has when performed as a soloist or when it is performed as a chorus. This jury had a hard time due to the colossal level exhibited in this first contest. The jury granted a special mention to Estefanía Perdomo, which consists, thanks to Artífex Proart, in hiring the show “Zarzuela y… Más” that is going to be held in May 10th at Valleseco’s Auditorium and in May 11th at Agüimes’ Auditorium. This show will count with the participation of the Atlantic Symphonic Orchestra, which is conducted by the great Isabel Costes and other actors and lyric singers of renowned prestige.