This weekend, conductor Roberto González-Monjas performs his 2021-22 season closing concerts with Musikkollegium Winterthur in a special side-by-side project with musicians from Iberacademy Orchestra, Medellín. The programme features Igor Stravinsky’s Le sacre du printemps (Rite of Spring). More than 80 young people took on the challenge of rehearsing the choreography for Stravinsky’s ballet during a school year and then performing it – accompanied by the Musikkollegium Winterthur and Iberacademy Orchestra. More information and tickets can be found here.
Roberto is Principal Conductor of the Musikkollegium Winterthur and Music Director of the Iberacademy, an institution that provides musical opportunities for many young people from Colombia and Latin America. Through its programmes of musical interpretation, pedagogy and creative entrepreneurship, Iberacademy fulfils its mission of training transforming referents of society.
Learn more about Iberacademy here.
Photo credit: Marco Borggreve