Thursday, March 18, 2021

Tenerife Auditorium hosts Primavera Musical 2021 of the island's federation of bands

Enrique Arriaga highlights that this edition, which starts on Sunday, is made up of thirteen concerts

The Auditorio de Tenerife welcomes this Sunday 21 March, starting at 11:30 am, the first of the concerts of the seventeenth edition of the Primavera Musical 2021, starring the music bands that are registered in the Federación Tinerfeña de bandas de Música (Tenerife Federation of Music Bands), an entity that organizes this activity with the collaboration of the Island Council. The Minister of Culture, Enrique Arriaga, indicates that there are thirteen concerts scheduled until June 13.

Arriaga highlights that "this edition will be special for some of the musical formations that participate because it will be the first time they perform in the Symphonic Hall of the Tenerife Auditorium" and adds that "the Chamber Hall will continue to be the main venue for the concerts, but we have moved the bands with the greatest number of components to the larger room to be able to comply with the safety regulations”. The counsellor recalls that "the State of Alarm decreed a year ago affected the development of the Primavera Musical (Musical Spring) and only two concerts could be held", so he trusts that "this time we can enjoy these groups that are so important in the popular culture of the Canary Islands”.

The concerts of the bands of the islands will last until June in the two main rooms of the Auditorium and with tickets at zero cost. Those for the opening session can now be acquired, which will feature the participation of the Puerto de la Cruz Musical Association, directed by Jairo Cabrera Estévez; the Aida San Andrés Musical Union, under the baton of Juan Alexis González Rodríguez, and the Ernesto Beteta Music-Cultural Association (Santa Úrsula), under the direction of Miguel Ángel Expósito Marrero.

The rest of the concerts will take place on March 27 (Symphonic Hall) and 28, April 4 and 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, and on May 12 (Symphonic Hall) and will conclude on June 13 . On the last day there will be a morning concert in the Chamber Hall and in the afternoon in the Symphony Hall. The performances in the Chamber Hall will take place at 11:30 a.m. and those that take place in the Symphonic Hall will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Primavera Musical is an initiative of the Tenerife Federation of Music Bands, which has the collaboration of the Island Council and which was launched in 2005. Last year only two concerts could be held, due to the lockdown. The activity will resume this Sunday complying with a strict protocol of safety and hygiene measures that guarantee the safety of the event for both the public and the musicians.

Tickets at zero cost will be available on the Monday before each concert and can be acquired up to two hours before the start on the website and by phone at 902 317 327 and at the box office from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The public is kindly requested to arrive at the venue well in advance to make a staggered entrance to the room.

The acquisition of the tickets implies the acceptance of the measures implemented by the Cabildo cultural center to deal with COVID-19, such as the correct use of the mask or assistance only with cohabitants. The complete measures, as well as the contingency plan certified by AENOR, can be consulted on the Auditorium's website. 

Full list of the concerts of the Primavera Musical 2021