Master classes and documentaries

A tour of all the Operatic styles

Nowadays, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa sings on very few and highly special occasions. She did however allow us the privilege of being able to choose with her - in an extremely close and affectionate way, thinking of the public at all times - a very varied programme that took in practically every single Operatic style. In this video, Felipe Aguirre, Artistic Director of the Festival, offers us his first Festival Master…

All the strength and romantic spirit in music | 2015

The performance by the great Chinese pianist Lang Lang has been another extraordinary opportunity to transmit the emotion of music to our guests.Felipe Aguirre, Artistic Director of the Formentor Sunset Classics, breaks the programme down and explores one of the most fascinating composers of the Baroque period, Johann Sebastian Bach, showing us how to understand the sense of order, formal perfection, beauty and harmonious richness when listening to the music…

History of the violin from its origins to the present day | 2015

Inspired by the participation of Ana Maria Valderrama in the Formentor Sunset Classics, one of the most acclaimed Spanish violinists of the moment throughout Spain and Europe, Felipe Aguirre, Artistic Director of the festival, holds a workshop on the history of the violin, an instrument that we can trace back almost to the beginnings of civilization. We shall discover its predecessors, circa 5000 BC and with a probable double origin: Persia…