Summer program of latin American & IBERIAN vocal repertoire
Barcelona, July 7th to 17th, 2020.
Sing in Spanish, catalan & Portuguese
Celebrating its 16th anniversary in 2020 the Barcelona Festival of Song's centerpiece is a course for classical singers, collaborative pianists, and musicologists focusing on the study of the history and interpretation of the art song repertoires in Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan.
One of the most exciting cultural destinations, Barcelona is a special place for art, music and culture lovers. A city of colorful contrasts, culture, and nightlife, its spectacular architecture reflects its 2,000 years old history.
SING In two concerts
At the Barcelona Festival of Song you have the opportunity to sing in two public concerts in beautiful venues in the vibrant city of Barcelona. The course has no age limit and is open to voice teachers and students.
Fifteen years commissioning the composition of new works
Since its beginning in 2005, the Barcelona Festival of Song commissions every year the composition of new song cycles to some of most renowned composers and poets of Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula
Open to students & teachers
Every year the BFOS receives a selected group of singers from around the world who come to Barcelona to immerse themselves in the vocal repertoires in Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese. Many are voice teachers interested in expanding their musical horizons and in acquiring the tools that allow them to teach the repertoire at their home institutions.
master classes & Lectures
Participants of the Barcelona Festival of Song receive 63 hours of Master Classes, diction classes, and lectures to allow them to contextualize the repertoires and give them the tools to achieve accurate interpretations. On top of it, they participate in two public concerts in important venues of the city of Barcelona.