XIV Festival of Visual Music of Lanzarote
After 14 years, this magnificent festival returns to delight us with diverse concerts spread in unique sites such as the Cave of the Greens or Jameos del Agua. With its creation in 1989 at the proposal of the artist Ildefonso Aguilar this event is characterized by the fusion of “avant-garde musical proposals with different artistic languages in complete harmony with the special characteristics and singularities of the natural scenic spaces of the island of Lanzarote “.
- Concert Ticket (available to purchase from September 15th)
- Entrance to Cueva de los Verdes or Jameos del Agua depending on the concert choosen
CHECK THE PROGRAM HERE
October 7. Jameos del Agua, 21:00 h.
Music that sings, soft and robust at the same time. Lyrical compositions, immediately memorable, songs of attractive freshness and sophisticated melodies. The work of Tord Gustavsen is in the constant search for honest beauty, elegance and emotional intensity.
ANJA LECHNER and FRANÇOIS COUTURIER
Moderato Cantabile, works by Komitas, Gurdjieff and Mompou
October 11th. Jameos del Agua, 21:00 h.
The musical affinity between Anja Lechner and François Couturier has been evident in his concerts and recordings with the Tarkovsky Quartet. With this new duo, the German cellist and the French pianist go through an even wider musical arch, playing G.I. Gurdjieff, Federico Mompou, Komitas and Anouar Brahem, impregnating this work with a certain traditional and also mystical touch to which are added the own compositions of Couturier, in which they make more presence presence the spaces for improvisation. Moderato Cantabile is a beautiful work of great sensitivity that becomes a fascinating journey to the East full of yearning and melancholy.
NILS PETTER MOLVÆR GROUP
October 14th. Jameos del Agua, 21:00 h.
Since more than thirty years ago, Norwegian trumpeter Nils Petter Molvær stood out as an exceptional improviser with his ECM Records debut as a member of the band Masquarelo (1985), he has become one of the most restless and innovative musicians in the world. contemporary instrumental scene. His beginnings, accompanied by legends of Nordic jazz, led Molvær to a continuous process of promoting his musical sensibility through electronic rhythms, samplers, loops and subtle effects, mixing jazz with more challenging styles and achieving new sound atmospheres.
With this new quartet, Molvær continues to experiment with tonal nuances, sonorities and effects, achieving a balanced collection of global influences, minimalism, noise and a solid jazzy sensibility.
October 20. Cave of the Greens, 21:00 h.
Musicians with a wide individual trajectory from Lanzarote and Tenerife make up LANDSCAPE PROJECT, a recent sound adventure in which, taking the landscape of Lanzarote as a starting point, they unite to tackle the sound without ties and regardless of any possible classification . LANDSCAPE PROJECT are Samuel Aguilar, Fabiola Socas, Miguel Jaubert and Alejandro Aguilar.
October 21. Jameos del Agua, 21:00 h.
The music of the Icelandic composer and producer Jóhann Jóhannsson, based on minimalism, uniquely mixes the classical electronic and classical orchestration without being based on any predefined genre. Known mainly for the composition of outstanding film soundtracks, such as The Theory of Everything, with which he obtained a Golden Globe, his works stand out for the texture of sound and for the minimal forms, both in solo works and in collaborative projects for media as diverse as theater, dance and film.
- You will received your entrance in 24h after the purchase from Monday to Friday
- We recommend you to bring a jacket, Cueva de los Verdes and Jameos del Agua are both caves and it can be cold.