Registration deadline 5 June

From 8th July to 15th August - 15% discount until 5 june
Registration deadline 5 June

Salou - Costa Dorada International Music Festival & Summer Academy is an important musical event which will take place from 8th July to 15th August 2017.

This Festival is a singular an unique event in which Master Classes will be offered with an International Festival in which more than 70 renowned performers, and professors from across the five continents will actively participate - as Ivry Gitlis, Cyprien Katsaris, Svetlin Roussev, Yury Revich, Ramón Coll, Ludmil Angelov, Konstantin Manaev, Denys Proshayev, the Henschel Quartet and many others.

The Festival has created its DÉBUT hallmark, in which the students will make their début as soloists and orchestra directors with the SALOU FESTIVALORCHESTRA, in addition to performing almost 200 concerts to the length and breadth of the Costa Daurada.

Among the concerts we can highlight are 16 symphonies in the open air by the Salou Festival orchestra, as well as the inaugural concert by the Catalan Youth Philharmonic Orchestra - JOFICAT, wich will have the pleasure of accompanying the great pianist Cyprien Katsaris at the opening of the Festival.

The Salou Summer Academy will offer to all its students a high musical level through its teaching offer: Master Classes, Course for Soloist with Orchestra, Orchestral Conducting, Chamber Music, Orchestra Academy, Workshops, Conferences, Lectures and above all an active participation in the Festival with the Debut Concerts as well as in the International Competition that will reward the best participants throughout the Academy Festival.

The event will happen in Salou, a magical environment very near from Barcelona, that will vibrate to high voltage programs during over more than 5 weeks.

We hope to see you.

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Salou Music Festival & Summer Academy is an event organized by Salou Music Festival Association, led by Melani Mestre.

Melani Mestre is a pianist, orchestra director and composer, Director of the International Academy of Music of Barcelona – AIMB – and of Salou Music Festival & Summer Academy.

Trained at Tarragona Conservatory and resident for over 30 years on the Costa Daurada, he has been director of such renowned formations as, among other, the London Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra and the Mexico State Symphony Orchestra. In his Curriculum Vitae highlights being director of prestigious music festivals in Europe, as – for example- The International Festival Enescu (Bucharest), The International Music Festival d'Aveiro (Portugal) and The International Festival of Catalan Music in Barcelona.

He is, at the moment, directing the “Classica” concert season at the “Reial Cercle Artístic” in Barcelona, ​​with more than 50 concerts every year with a great success of public and critics, and the Young Philharmonic Orchestra of Catalonia and the Orchestra of the Society of Concerts of Barcelona, ​​with whom he has interpreted more than 80 concerts for piano and orchestra during the season 2015-2016.

The Association is created for professionals with a long experience in the creation of national and international festivals, as well as a long list of contacts of recognized prestige within the music industry, many of whom have been invited to take part in Salou Music Festival - 1st edition.