The Town Council of Calp has prepared a complete program of Christmas activities that will have as the central show the New Year concert by the ADDA Symphony Orchestra. The concert will be on the 1st January at 6 pm in the Mayor Square of Calp, which will be fitted out for the event that is free.
Waltz, polkas, the famous Radetzky march, and the representative Malambo by Alberto Ginasterra, will be some of the pieces played with the impressive energy of the resident orchestra of the Auditorium of the Diputación de Alicante, ADDA-SIMFÒNICA under the baton of the well-known and charismatic maestro Josep Vicent. The beloved soprano Luca Espinosa, reference in the company La Fura dels Baus will sing arias by Puccini and Carl Orff.
Josep Vicent is the international ambassador of the "Culture for Peace" Foundation. Oscar Esplá Ciudad de Alicante Prize. Vicent has been at the head of groups such as the London Symphony, Paris Chamber Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, National Orchestra of Spain among many other orchestras of world-renowned prestige.
In the 2017-18 season he made his debut as conductor at the National Orchestra of Belgium at the Palace of Fine Arts in Brussels and once again at the head of the London Symphony Orchestra. Principal Conductor of The World Orchestra since 2004, with this international group he made 18 tours in four continents, carrying out a wide diplomatic and cooperation work. Josep Vicent is the artistic and musical conductor of the ADDA.
The ADDA-SIMFÒNICA orchestra has collaborated with soloists and composers such as David del Puerto, Orfeó Valencià, Michael Nyman, Juan Echanove, Joaquin Achúcarro and the choreographer Igor Yebra. During the 2016-17 season the orchestra shared the stage with La Fura dels Baus and recently participated in the opening ceremony of the Volvo Ocean Race regatta.
This concert is considered the cultural event of the year in the town and all the preparations have already started to make it a success.