Neus Plana and Maria Camahort present an eclectic and captivating music proposal. The originality of this duo is characterized by their expertise in classical music in combination with their mutual desire to enhance creativity beyond the score. Their program includes works by classical and contemporary composers in contrast with musical themes and songs expressed through original arrangements, body language and improvisation.
Libere Ensemble is a chamber ensemble that performs its own original music, written for a unique ensemble: cello, alto / soprano saxophone, guitar and bass. The ensemble plays new compositions by David Salleras, Oriol González and Maria Camahort, most of them inspired by mediterranean traditional music, with harmonies and melodies that come from the classical and contemporary worlds.
Libere ensemble are: Cellist François Ragot, saxophonist David Salleras, guitarist Maria Camahort and bassist Oriol Gonzàlez.
Guitarist Maria Camahort and pianist and improviser Carles Marigó present “Keep my Cows”, a very personal approach to a collection of brief musical jewels of Spanish music from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. A journey in which musical improvisation will be one of the essential elements, including forays into our present with the frequent appearance of contemporary rhythms, sounds, and timbres.
Laura Ruhi-Vidal and Maria Camahort have been working together since 2011 in many different occasions. In February 2015 they premiered their project as a duo, exploring repertoire formed by classical compositions and traditional songs both in Spanish and Catalan languages. Their journey, involving passionate flavours from the Iberian Peninsula, explores the touch of seductive love, revenge and sorrow.
Maria Camahort focuses an important part of her professional career collaborating with other artistic disciplines as theatre and dance. She has experience collaborating as a musician on stage, MD and composer.
Maria’s collaborations within the artistic disciplines of theatre and dance include the dance project Tango Magnètic (Auditori Barcelona), Guildhall production of Blood Wedding (F. García-Lorca, directed by C.Burgess), Little Soldier Productions’ Don Quixote of la Mancha and Liminal Space Productions Olives and Blood. Other collaborations include a cross-arts project focused on Frost’s artwork inspired by Lorca (London, 2016) and the performance of Lorca’s conference “On Lullabies”, with actor Jorge de Juan and singer Laura Ruhí (London, 2017).
“We are a fresh and vibrant ensemble that brings new life to traditional music of Spain and Latin America. We try to present our music with honesty hoping to capture the stories that are told in each song. We focus particularly on a form of traditional spanish music called COPLAS. Outside of Spain this form of music is not know, but inside Spain they carry large significance. They reflect the passion and dreams of the Spanish people after the Spanish Civil War (1940s), during the dictatorship.”
Through the beatiful sound of the guitar, profound and powerful vocals and many different latin percussion instruments, Farsa Moneda offers a very personal and contemporary approach of Spanish and Latin traditional music.