“Via fora els adormits!”, in the Museu d’Història de Catalunya

The series of concerts will take place every Wednesday up until the 3rd of September in the patio of the museum

Via fora els adormits!, a play on the popular Catalan call-to arms Via fora, is a series of concerts organised by the Catalan History Museum (MHCAT) that will take place at 10 pm every Wednesday up until the 3rd of September in the interior patio of the museum and which form part of the programme of activities for the museum’s current temporary exhibition 300 Elevenths of September. 1714-2014.

On each occasion the resident band, Cobla Catalana de Sons Essencials, will be accompanied by two artists, or bands, from a variety of genres as well as a poet, who will act as master of ceremonies. Under the leadership of art director Marcel Casellas, the concerts promise a ground-breaking fusion of traditional and contemporary solo artists, bands, dance and circus, a veritable synthesis of music and the power of the spoken word. All the participating artists originate from the Catalan speaking countries, or Països Catalans.

On the 6th of August, the Cobla Catalana de Sons Essencials will be accompanied by Pau Riba, Marina Rossell and poet Ramon Cervera. The 13th will see the turn of Joan Issac and the Companyia Ferella, who will be accompanied by accompanied by Laia Pedrol, while on the 20th, clown Tortell Poltrona and Catalan folk ensemble, De Calaix, will be accompanied by poet Mireia Mena. Ramon Manent i Cor País Meu, Jordi Molina and Perepau Ximenis will accompany Cristian on the 27th and the final concert, on the 3rd of September, will feature local band Mesclat and poet Fardatxa.

The sessions will take place every Wednesday at 10 pm in the patio of the Museu d’Història de Catalunya up until the 3rd of September and tickets are priced at 8 euros. For reservations and information please call 93 554 76 47 between 10 am and 3 pm or send an email to nits.estiu.mhc@gencat.cat. Tickets may be collected on the day of the concert in the museum ticket office and include access to the temporary exhibition 300 Elevenths of September. 1714-2014, which has extended its opening times on the Wednesdays in question from 8 pm to 10 pm.

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Publication date: Monday, 04 August 2014
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