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The Benalmádena Choir celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a concert at Castillo Bil Bil

The Coral Ciudad de Benalmádena, directed by Óscar Sánchez, it began its journey on December 14, 2001 with very clear goals: to spread its love for polyphonic music, contribute events to the cultural programming of the municipality and carry the name of Benalmádena with pride and dignity to other places .

Thanks to the support of the different delegations of the Benalmádena City Council, the Association has not stopped organizing annual choral meetings, at Easter and Christmas, attended by choirs from other places, as well as monographic concerts adapted to the celebrations of the International Book Day, European Music Dayand Festivity of Santa Cecilia , in addition to participating in the choral circuit organized by the Malaga Provincial Council and always collaborating with different associations in the municipality.

“Nothing about the long journey of the benalmadense coral it would have been possible without the involvement of their singers, those who are and those who were, without the public who have managed to win over these years and without the institutional support of the councilors on duty and the collaboration received from officials, advisers and technicians and also of the media ”, thanked the president of the Choir, Nélida Montesinos.

The members of the Coral Ciudad de Benalmádena has thanked all those who have been protagonists of his career and invited all citizens to his concert of celebration of its 20th Anniversary, which will take place next Saturday 20that 7.30 pm in the Castillo Bil Bil. And it is that, as indicated, “this event had to be celebrated on such an ideal date as the Festival of Santa Cecilia, patron saint of Music.”

Two decades ago

As explained from the Choir, “ours was a project started by a group of seven enthusiastic fans of choral singing, among whom was Óscar Sánchez, our musical director since then. We premiered ninety days later, on December 14, with a benefit concert for Cudecaand that night, with borrowed uniforms, we knew there would be no going back ”.

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In these 20 years they have carried out no less than 247 performances with the objective always set “in the dissemination of choral singing from the rigor and respect for music with great doses of initiative and effort, luckily, always proportional to the satisfactions that we have been collecting along the way, always in close proximity collaboration with the Areas of Culture, Education and Celebrations of the Benalmádena City Council, the parishes and associations of the municipality, in charity concerts and in the numerous exchange trips and choral circuits ”.

With regard to the choir, the Benalmadense “remembers the Vox Choir with affection Iuvenalis of Málaga, hosts of our first exchange concert in the province in 2002, at the Coral Municipal de Jaén for our first trip to Andalusia in 2003 and at Coral Ossónoba de Faro (Portugal) and the danish Choir from the city of Praesto, who opened our borders for us and led to our leap to Europe in 2010 and 2017 ”.

In the same way, they thank the 41 choirs that “have attended our choral meetings in Benalmádena, among which it is worth mentioning the San Pietro choir from the Italian province of Varese, which we invited in 2011. And, of course, thanks to our coralssisters, Coral Polifónica Ciudad de Marbella and Coral Municipal de Casabermeja, both directed by Óscar Sánchez, for all that unites us to them ”, and the public, who is faithful, attends each concert of the Coral Ciudad de Benalmádena and enjoy their concerts.



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