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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Colombia

July 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance
Cartagena © Pedro Szekely
© Pedro Szekely

Transforming Colombia’s youth

Filarmónica Joven de Colombia © Mariangela Quiroga
The Filarmónica Joven de Colombia is a youth orchestra barely five years old, yet it impressed our editor hugely in the recent "Bogotá es Mozart" festival. He had to find out more... 

Bogotá es Mozart: A life-enhancing experience

Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción de Suba © Mark Pullinger
An astonishing festival of Mozart in Bogotá reaches a life-enhancing climax for our editor as 1300 people squeeze into a church to experience the great composer's music.
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BogotáXimena Pérez Mejía, saxofón (Colombia) - Diego Claros, piano (Colombia) - Cristian Guataquira, cuatro llanero (Colombia)

Ximena Pérez Mejía; Diego Claros; Cristian Guataquira

BogotáStefan Temmingh, flauta dulce (Sur África / Alemania) - Wiebke Weidanz, clavecin (Alemania)

Corelli, Telemann, Vivaldi, Handel, Scarlatti
Stefan Temmingh; Wiebke Weidanz

BogotáBiliana Voutchkova, violín (Bulgaria/Alemania) - Roy Carroll, electrónica (Irlanda/Alemania)

Biliana Voutchkova; Roy Carroll

BogotáJhonnier Adolfo Buitrago, trombón (Colombia) - Mari Kagehira, piano (Japón)

Jhonnier Adolfo Buitrago; Mari Kagehira
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Bogotá's Russian Season opens

Patrick Fournillier
The hometown Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá (OFB) proves big-league as they launch the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo's Bogotá es la Rusia Romántica.
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Cartagena International Music Festival celebrates 10 years

Rodolfo Mederos © Andrés Londoño
A free public concert with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and celebrated friends chosen for the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Colombian festival.
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Las Rutas de los Esclavos: a spell-binding journey

© Wilfredo Amaya
Sounds of Mali, Brazil, Spain, Mexico and Madagascar blended to perfection with Colombia to create a masterpiece. 
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Old Spain meets the New World

Folias Antiguas y Criollas © Andrés Londoño
Jordi Savall, Hespèrion XXI and Tembembe Ensamble Continuo create an evening of magic in the Cartagenan hills.
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