The Spanish ensemble El Gran Teatro del Mundo specializes within the efficiency of music from the seventeenth and 18th century. Named after the Baroque thriller play of the identical title from 1655 by the Spanish poet Pedro Calderón de la Barca, the thought of single protagonists as representatives of the existential human circumstances within the theatrum mundi additionally represents the aesthetic idea of the ensemble. Latest winners of the Diapason d’Or for his or her first album Die Lullisten, the ensemble gained the Cambridge Early Music Prize on the York Early Music Worldwide Younger Artists Competitors in 2019.
El Gran Teatro del Mundo is now about to embark on its first UK tour from 14 to twenty November 2022. Promoted by the Nationwide Centre for Early Music and supported by the Inventive Europe EEEmerging+ programme and The Ministry of Tradition of Spain by the (INAEM), The Nationwide Institute for Performing Arts and Music, the tour will take the ensemble to St John’s Smith Sq., London (14/11/2022); Turner Sims Live performance Corridor, College of Southampton (15/11/2022); Cambridge Early Music (16/11/2022), Lakeside Arts, Nottingham (17/11/2022); St George’s Bristol (18/11/2022); Nationwide Centre for Early Music (20/11/2022)
For the tour, the six-piece ensemble (violin, recorders, oboe, cello, archlute, harpsichord) will have a good time the musical genius of Vivaldi, Telemann and Fasch in a programme entitled The Artwork of Dialog.