ORQUESTA Y CORO DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE JAÉN
Ignacio Ábalos, orchestra conductor
Mª del Coral Morales, soprano – Mercedes Castillo Ferreira, choir conductor
At the 250th anniversary of the Fuero de las Nuevas Poblaciones (1767-2017)
When the Nuevas Poblaciones de Andalucía y Sierra Morena project began in 1767 with the aim of populating with settlers the large uninhabited areas near the Camino Real of Andalusia, Mozart and Haydn triumphed in Central Europe, from where most of these settlers came from. This program brings together a small selection of their music.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Serenata n. 13 Eine kleine Nachtmusik KV 525 for strings in G major
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo, Hob. XXII: 7
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Motet Sancta Maria, mater Dei KV 273
IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BISHOPRIC OF JAÉN, UNIVERSIDAD DE JAÉN AND COMISIÓN NACIONAL FUERO 250
Mª del Coral Morales, soprano
Coro de la Universidad de Jaén
Mercedes Castilla Ferreira, conductor
Orquesta de la Universidad de Jaén
Ignacio Ábalos, conductor
Coro de la Universidad de Jaén. The University of Jaén Coro aims to enrich the universitary musical scene and to promote students’ cultural life as well as their personal development through collaborative experiences. The main performances of this choir have taken place in the context of the own university. The group has been sponsored by La Caixa foundation and has collaborate with the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada at participative performances of Händel’s Messiah and Bach’s Christmas oratory. They were in charge of the premier of Ricardo Rocío Blanco’s Amanéceme si puedes (2009) and have contributed to the Vandelvira Cycle of the FeMAUB several times, collaborating with a variety of orchestras.
Orquesta de la Universidad de Jaén. It is created by initiative of the Rector D. Juan Gómez Ortega, through the Vice-rectorate of Projection of Culture, Sports and Social Responsibility of the University of Jaén. The formation gave its first performance with the opera Apollo et Hyacinthus by W. A. Mozart in May 2017. The orchestra integrated students from the University of Jaen, as well as students and professional musicians from Jaén and province. During its short existence the orchestra has received a warm welcome from the public and critics.