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INTERNATIONAL BACH FESTIVAL
GRAN CANARIA

2–11 APRIL 2020

IBF Canarias presents the most beautiful music of all times under the warm sun of the Canary Islands. Fabulous artists give passionate performances. Our public is welcome in some of Europe’s most spectacular concert venues.

CONCERTS

Tickets for all events online and at the official salespoints.

Buy one entry ticket for all the main events at Auditorio Alfredo Kraus here.

Mapfre Concert

Thu, April 2, 2020, 20:00
Fundación Mapfre Guanarteme – Las Palmas
The traditional kick-off of IBF Canarias is a concert at the premises of one of our foremost benefactors.

Organ recital Jürgen Essl

Sun, April 5, 2020, 12:30
Sala Sinfónica - Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas
The German virtuoso organist Jürgen Essl is presenting a program around Bach’s most famous chorals, including works by Mendelssohn and his own compositions.

Aperitivo I

Mon, April 6, 2020, 12:30
Sala de expositiones, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus – Las Palmas
An excellent opportunity to meet one of the young artists of our festival. Ildikó is a rising star in the music world, winning several international prizes. We are happy to welcome her back after her stunning performances in 2018.

Bach Concertante

Mon, April 6, 2020, 20:00
Sala Sinfónica, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus – Las Palmas
Our Concertante program is usually one of the highlights of our festival. Apart from famous works by this edition’s main composers - Bach and Beethoven - we proudly present also some exciting new repertoire.

Aperitivo II

Tue, April 7, 2020, 12:30
Sala de expositiones, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus – Las Palmas
Another young star is presenting herself to our public. Yang Yang is probably the best Dutch pianist of her generation. She bravely plays two of the most challenging pieces of the piano repertoire.

Zorbalov and the Magic Organ

Tue, April 7, 2020, 18:00
Sala de Cámara - Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas
A spectacle for the entire family and for children of all ages! Director Yanowksy tells the story of a young tightrope walker. Zorbalov’s life takes an unexpected turn when an old witch hands him a special musical instrument: a music organ.

Bach / Beethoven

Wed, April 8, 2020, 20:00
Sala Sinfónica, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus – Las Palmas
This concert offers the unique opportunity to hear two of the greatest masterpieces of all times with an exciting double roll for master pianist Juan Pérez Floristán. As an extra treat Bertrand Cervera will be performing Beethoven’s charming Romance in G major.

Bach Íntimo

Thu, April 9, 2020, 20:00
Sala de Cámara, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus – Las Palmas
A golden opportunity for lovers of classical chamber music: Beethoven’s grand Septet was one of the favorite pieces of the famous Spanish writer Benito Pérez Galdós – and many who came after him!

Good Friday Special

Fri, April 10, 2020, 12:30
Gabinete Literario – Las Palmas
More chamber music in a very special setting: after watching the famous processions through the old city on Good Friday our public gets very special musical treats from Hungary - and the last masterpiece by Johannes Brahms.

Balkan Jazz Night

Sat, April 11, 2020, 20:00
Sala Jerónimo Saavedra, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus – Las Palmas
An adventurous fusion of Bulgarian folk music with swinging jazz, adding some contemporary music to spice it all up. The program remains a secret until the last moment, but excitement is guaranteed!