Concierto Lírico in the Cueva de Los Verdes

Tickets for the Concierto Lírico to be held in the Cueva de Los Verdes in Lanzarote on Thursday the 3rd of January 2013 are now on sale.


The Centres of Art, Culture and Tourism together with Lanzarote’s Classical Orchestra have organised this lyrical concert to welcome in 2013.

Sopranos Sheyla Rizo, Beni Ferrer and Xerach Alonso will be performing during the concert, as will tenors Leo García & Juanma, accompanied by Ricardo Francia on the piano. The 50 minute concert includes recitals from some of the most celebrated composers and starts at 20:00.

Ricardo Francia

Born in Las Palmas he began studying music in Lanzarote. A disciple of Nicole Posel & Francisco Martínez he studied piano and chamber music at the Conservatory of Music in Las Palmas. Ricardo has been teaching at the same Conservatory since 1995.

Xerach Alonso

Began at the Conservatory of Lanzarote with Alicia Garcia before moving to Barcelona to continue training at the Conservatorio Superior de Música del Liceu, singing with Professor Carmen Bustamante. Xerach has performed works by the most famous opera composers and won second prize in the Certamen de Nuevas Voces Ciudad de Sevilla 2011.

Beni Ferrer

Born in Lanzarote this singer began her musical career at an early age, recording her first album with the pop group Maraballas Band at sixteen. Beni studied singing at the Conservatory of Music of Lanzarote, she also founded the musical group La Perla and has performed solo in the musicals Les Miserables, Hair & Grease.

Juan Manuel Padrón

Born in Lanzarote he studied singing at the Conservatories of Lanzarote and Tenerife with Alicia García, Célida Alzola and Isabel García Soto. Continuing later at the Escuela Superior de Canto in Madrid with Manuel Cid, and at the Conservatorio Superior Rafael Orozco in Córdoba with Juan Luque & Carlos Hacar. Juan has performed recitals throughout much of Spain.

Sheyla Rizo

Born in La Habana (Cuba), Sheyla studied at the Conservatorio Félix Varela, continuing at the Instituto Superior de Arte graduating with a Bachelor of Music and a singing career. Her first debut was Cio Cio San in Madame Butterfly. As a figure with the Teatro Lírico Nacional of Cuba, Sheyla has covered composers including Scarlatti, Paisiello, Cimarosa, Handel, Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi and Puccini. Moving to Lanzarote in 2008 she’s a soloist with the Coral Polifónica San Ginés and teaches singing.

Leo García Corujo

Born in Lanzarote Leo comes from a family dedicated to music. Initially singing with folk groups, he took private lessons with Sheyla Rizo for technique, voice and operatic repertoire. Leo is a musical instrument teacher at the Escuela de Música de San Bartolomé which is combined with radio and television.

Concert Programme Cueva de Los Verdes

Regnava nel silenzio.

Lucia di Lammermoor. G. Donizetti

Sheila Rizo

Una furtiva lagrima. L'elisir d'amore

Juamma Padrón

Mi chiamano Mimi. La Bohème. G. Puccini

Beni Ferrer

O sole mio. Eduardo di Capua

Leo García

“L'occasione fa il ladro". Rossini

Xerach Alonso

Ah, fors'è lui che l'anima

Sheila Rizo

Barcarola Nº13 ACT. II. Oenbach

Sheila Rizo & Beni Ferrer

Recitativo “Esulti pur la barbara".

L'elisir d'amore. G. Donizetti

Juamma Padrón & Xerach Alonso

Nessun Dorma. Turandot. G. Puccini

All the soloists

Tickets are priced at €20 each and are already on sale at the CACT visitor centres and online from their website in Lanzarote.

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