INTERNATIONAL
BACH FESTIVAL
CANARIAS

17-22 FEBRUARY | 14-20 APRIL 2019

IBF Canarias presents the most beautiful music of all times under the warm sun of the Canary Islands. Fabulous artists give passionate performances. Our public is welcome in some of Europe’s most spectacular concert venues.

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February 2019
Chamber concert

Bach and beyond I

Fundación MAPFRE Guanarteme
Free entry

We proudly present the first of a series of three chamber music concerts featuring chamber music with a strong connection to Bach. Both Beethoven and Brahms have been influenced greatly by their great predecessor…

April 2019
Master of the keyboard

Organ recital David Schlaffke

Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas
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“It may well be that not all musicians believe in God; but they all believe in Bach” (M. Kagel).
This program of virtuoso organist David Schlaffke is well thought out and highlights surprising interconnections with composers of later generations.

IBF on tour

Bach Concertante

Santa Cruz - La Palma
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Our Concertante program is traditionally one of the highlights of our festival. We are particularly proud to present two newcomers to our program: the Canarrian born singer Manuel Gómez Rui zand one of the most interesting young violinists of our time, the Canadian Kerson Leong…

Sparkling virtuosity

Bach Concertante

Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas
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Our Concertante program is traditionally one of the highlights of our festival. We are particularly proud to present two newcomers to our program: the Canarrian born singer Manuel Gómez Rui zand one of the most interesting young violinists of our time, the Canadian Kerson Leong…

Intimate and intriguing

Bach Intimo

Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas
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The second concert of our chamber music series features a world premiere by the very succesful Finnish composer Lotta Wennäkoski. It has been written especially for the young Dutch recorder player Lucie Horsch. We also very proudly introduce for the first time a great musician originating from the island, pianist José Luis Castillo…

Violinistic brilliance

Bach madness

Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas
Free entry

In this special lunch concert Kerson Leong will present two of the most enigmatic and notoriously difficult works for violin solo. Ysaÿe’s work is picturing the emotional and mental struggle of a violinist dealing with Bach’s most famous composition…

Dramatic oratory

St. Johns Passion

Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas
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It has become wellknown secret that our festival likes to explore the operatic qualities of the great German composer. We have invited choreographer and stage director Peter Leung to shed his light on Bach’s highly dramatic oratory on the suffering and death of Christ…

Intimate and intriguing

Bach and beyond II

Gabineto Literario - Las Palmas
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The last of this years chamber series introduces a string quartet by one of the most talented composers Spain ever knew. After their performance the Canarian Cuarteto Ornati will join forces with their international friends to perform a grand masterpiece by Max Bruch…

Wild boys do Bach

Bach Rock

Teatro Perez Galdós - Las Palmas
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The final concert of the IBF Canarias traditionally features a crossover into exciting new musical territory. We are proud to collaborate with musicians of the rock legend Extremoduro Iñaki. Musical fireworks guaranteed!…

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