Pages Navigation Menu

(Español) Have a magic holiday on Gran Canaria Island

The beach of Las Canteras of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will become a great musical picnic

The beach of Las Canteras of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will become a great musical picnic

The beach of Las Canteras of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will become this Saturday April 27 in a great musical picnic with the prestigious German singer Andreas Prittwitz and the director Daniel Abad, who will star, along with the Municipal Symphonic Band of Music of the capital, a new delivery of the Picnic Suite. An initiative that will combine, in an extraordinary show, the best jazz and symphonic music in the open air, with free access. While the public can lay their tablecloths on the sand and enjoy a quiet dinner by the sea, entertained by this duel of teachers playing legends such as Glenn Miller or Leonard Bernstein. It will be in front of the Hotel Cristina, from 9 pm. A holiday in Gran Canaria where you can enjoy many activities with gastronomic tours, visits to wine cellars, trekking in Gran Canaria and a la carte tours.

25.07.18. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Festival Teatro, Música y Danza, TEMUDAS. Banda Sinfónica Municipal de LPGC "A quién le importa". Foto Quique Curbelo

25.07.18. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Festival Teatro, Música y Danza, TEMUDAS. Banda Sinfónica Municipal de LPGC “A quién le importa”. Foto Quique Curbelo

Prittwitz is a prestigious German musician specializing in recorder, clarinet and saxophone, as well as his fantastic skills for improvisation. In his extensive career, he has collaborated with several of the most important orchestras in Europe and Spain, as well as artists such as Pablo Milanés, Joaquín Sabina, Miguel Ríos, Víctor Manuel, Ana Belén, Ismael Serrano or Luis Eduardo Aute, among many others. He also accompanied on stage for more than three decades Javier Krahe, until his death, or Pedro Ruy Blas, Conny Phillip, Canal Street Jazzband, Jazz The Ripper and Jorge Pardo. Likewise, in the Canary Islands he recorded with the timplista José Antonio Ramos the album Y, finalist of the Music Awards in 2005; nomination that he repeated in 2009 as Best Classical Music Performer for the disc Looking back over the Renaissance, along with Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Eduardo Paniagua.

For his part, Daniel Abad is one of the Spanish conductors with the greatest international projection. Currently, he is the principal and artistic director of the Valencian Chamber Orchestra and principal conductor of the Andorra Opera Season, as well as having directed other formations such as the Albacete Symphony Orchestra, the Young Baroque Orchestra of the Valencian Community , The New Professionals Orchestra of London or the Jena Philarmonie, of Germany. After studying with the highest qualifications the higher studies of Piano, Orchestra Direction and Choir Direction at the Joaquín Rodrigo Conservatory of Music in Valencia, he later perfected and expanded his training with Orchestra Conducting at the Royal College of Music in London, with teachers Neil Thomson and John Ferrer; in addition to the prestigious Hochschule furtiva Musik Franz Liszt, from Weimar, Germany, with the master Jorma Panula. The next season will debut in Mexico, Bogotá, Vienna and in the legendary Tonhalle hall in Zürich.