They will take place on Friday June 24 and July 1 on the Solán de Cabras stage of the Parador de Cuenca. Chef Miguel Ángel Martínez will be in charge of the menu
One more year, gastronomy, live music, solidarity and a World Heritage stage will have the space they always deserve in a musical and artistic festival. Thus and as it happened in 2021, Estival Cuenca 22 has scheduled two dinner-concerts in its eleventh edition. Both will take place at the Parador de Cuenca, will have groups from Cuenca as protagonists and have a charitable character.
PINCHOS, MENU AND RESERVATIONS. First of all, on Friday June 24, the duo Her Itage will perform in the Cloister of the Parador, pairing their feminine proposal with the selection of pinchos that the Bailén chef Miguel Ángel Martínez will prepare for the occasion.
For their part, Petit Swing, also from Cuenca, will do the same on Friday, July 1 at the Solán de Cabras Stage. Miguel Ángel Martínez will repeat as chef, although on this occasion he will prepare a special menu for this evening, which will have the Huécar river gorge, the Hanging Houses and the Cuenca sunset as exceptional guests.
Reservations can be made by sending an email to Cuenca@parador.es or by calling 969232320. In both cases, part of the cover will go to the NGO Menudos Corazones and another charity.
PAVANE. In addition, a new concert joins the list of recitals of Estival Cuenca 22. Thus, the Cuenca group Pavana Dingo (Israel Julián García, voice; Eduardo Martínez, drums; Rafael Pérez, guitar: Jesús Álvarez, bass and voice; Javi Collado, guitar and voice; David Pérez, percussion; Estela Molinero, transverse flute; Eduardo Bollo, sax; Johan Saiz, keyboards) debuts in the Cuenca international cycle on Friday, July 1 at the Los Clásicos Pub. In this case, and thanks to the sponsorship of the Plaza Mayor room, admission is free until full capacity is reached.
HER ITAGE. Her Itage (Her = her and Heritage = heritage) is a project for the recovery and dissemination of musical heritage in which women are protagonists as composers and performers. Through concerts, workshops and conferences, especially in rural areas, they make the various voices of music visible to promote more equitable and inclusive communities. The project is led by Elena Martínez (Quintanar del Rey, voice, clarinet and melodica) and Marta Aparicio (Vellisca, Spanish guitar, electric guitar and choirs)
PETIT SWING. The Cuenca quartet (Jimena Villegas, viola and backing vocals; José Luis Yubero, acoustic guitar and backing vocals; Rafael Pérez, acoustic guitar and backing vocals; Andrés Gabaldón, electric bass) is based on the French swing of the 1940s and classic jazz. Thus, they adapt themes from this period of American and French origin. Its components have extensive musical experience, since some of them are music teachers at conservatories and modern music schools or are part of other groups and orchestras.
MIGUEL ANGEL MARTINEZ. Born in Bailén, he passed the exams in Paradores in 2003. He has worked in the Paradores of Nerja, Baiona, Carmona, Málaga Golf and Cuenca, where he has held the position of Head Chef since 2016. Among the prizes and awards he has received in his career, the “Excellent Bailenense” Award in 2009 stands out. the Young Award for Bailén (2016) or the Best Pintxo of Madrid Fusión 2017 thanks to its Cuenca garlic-mortar and black garlic. Its premises and values are the defense of updated traditional gastronomy, defending and promoting the products and producers of the area, the province and the community.
TICKETS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS. Tickets and tickets for the rest of the concerts are still on sale. Thus, between June 29 and July 9, 2022, concerts by Sole Giménez, Maria Arnal and Marcel Bagés, Argentina Flamenco, Raül Refree & Niño de Elche, El Niño de la Hipoteca, Queralt Lahoz, Carlos Sarduy will be enjoyed. , Los Hermanos Cubero, Jesús Arenas, Paula Serrano, The Teacher’s Band, Yandrak Jamaica, Unthinkable, Virginia García Vicente, Unthinkable, Laura Moreno, Zascandil Folk and Dolly Rose.
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Her Itage and Petit Swing, musical protagonists of the solidarity dinner-concerts of Estival Cuenca 22 – El Deporte Cuenca
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