PICK OF THE WEEK: 14th – 19th November

14th – 19th November, 2017


2ND CYCLE OF THE ROMANESQUE FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC: EL DUO VIOLÍ – VIOLA. Saturday, 18th November at 17h at the CHURCH OF SANT BARTOMEU DE SOLDEU. (Free but places limited. PRE-BOOK at the Culture Department of Canillo Comú or Tel. 753 624 or 753 623). The duo consists of FRANCESC PLANELLA (violin) born in Sant Julià de Lòria and ELIAS PORTER (viola), born in Bar, Alt Urgell. They will be playing pieces by HATDN and MOZART. The little CHURCH OF SANT BARTOMEU was built in the 17th or 18th century in the Baroque style. Until 1915 it was the private chapel of the Casa Molines. It has a long narrow nave with an ornamental altar at the end. For photos, Google Església de Sant Bartolmeu, Soldeu. (The church is just off the main street of Soldeu)

CONCERT DE SANTA CECÍLIA: A MUSIC-TASTING MENU. Sunday, 19th November at 12h at the NATIONAL AUDITORIUM, ORDINO (Tickets 5€ from www.onca.ad) St Cecilia is the patron saint of music and this is a very popular annual concert given by the young musicians of Andorra. Directed by Albert Gumí, text and narration by Alfons Casal.

Overture for a Royal dish: Jean-Joseph Mouret & Jeremiah Clarke.
First Course: W. A. Mozart
Sorbet: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Second Course: Luigi Boccherini
Pudding: Claude Debussy

THOSE TAKING PART: the Jonca Youth Orchestra of Andorra, plus the Escola de Música del Comú d’Escaldes-Engordany, Escola de Música de les Valls del Nord, Escola de violí del Departament de Cultura del Comú d’Encamp, Escola Harmonia, Escola Municipal de Música de la Seu d’Urgell, Espai de Música Moderna, Institut de Música del Comú d’Andorra la Vella.


HUMOR & DANSA. Saturday, 18th November at 22h in the CENTRE CULTURAL, SANT JULIÀ DE LÒRIA. (Tickets: 2€), a show by the folkdance group L’ESBART LAURÈDIA in aide of the TV3 CHARITY MARATÓ. The Corps de ballet, the Bastoners (stick dancers) and the Seniors group will be performing.


HAPPY DEATH DAY. Until Thursday, 16th November at 20h at the CINEMES ILLA CARLEMANY, ESCALDES-ENGORDANY. (PG13). Directed by CHRISTOPHER LANDON, Starring: JESSICA ROTHE, ISRAEL BROUSSARD, RUBY MODINE. THE STORY: Tree Gelbman is a blissfully self-centred collegian who wakes up on her birthday in the bed of a student named Carter. As the morning goes on, Tree gets the eerie feeling that she’s experienced the events of this day before. When a masked killer suddenly takes her life in a brutal attack, she once again magically wakes up in Carter’s dorm room unharmed. Now, the frightened young woman must relive the same day over and over until she figures out who murdered her.

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