The prestigious filipino choir, Philipine Madrigal Singers is on tour these days in Spain. This choir, which was founded in 1963 by Andrea O. Veneracion is one of the most successful and prestigious choirs in the world, having won the top prizes in many competitions and contests worldwide. They have the distinction of being the first choir in the world who has won twice in the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing (1997 and 2007).
The choir, conducted by Mark Anthony Carpio has been awarded by UNESCO naming as an Artist for Peace (July 2009), for putting Their fame and Influence at the service of UNESCO’s ideals and Efforts to Promote Cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and to culture of peace.
On tour they are performing these days, are visiting cities such as Madrid, Valencia, Torrevieja or Pamplona, among others, and singing together with prominent choirs as Kup Taldea or Coro de Voces Graves de Madrid.
Among his varied repertoire, in several of the concerts the choir will sing Izar Ederrak and Cantate Domino by Josu Elberdin, alone, or accompanied by other choirs (this Sunday 28th at 20.00 hours in the Church of the Convent of San Antonio (pp. Capuchins) Avenida Carlos III Iruña-Pamplona, together with Kup Taldea).