FIMA To Serve A Musical Treat For Arona

Wed, January 13th, 2016 - By Colin

There’s room for all types of music in Tenerife and it doesn’t have to leave you short on your travel budget. For the seventh year, Arona council are staging FIMA International Music Festival in Los Cristianos. Most of the orchestral concerts are in the Auditorio Infanta Leonor just down from the bus station and a short walk from the beaches. In total there are nine concerts, some are free but others are just €5, and you don’t even have to go up to the capital city, Santa Cruz, to buy them.
Tickets are on sale from the Auditorio Café Box Office from 9am to 2 pm Monday to Friday or online.



Saturday 30 January – Arona Municipal Band presents CinemArona at the Auditorio Infanta Leonor, Los Cristianos at 8pm, tickets €5. Some classic scores from well known films scanning the golden age of cinema. The Arona band was formed in 1985 and after celebrating their milestone last year they are as keen as ever to entertain.

Thursday 4 February – Pupils of the Arona School of Music and Dance hit the high notes in a free concert at the Plaza del Pescadora (fisher woman’s statue) at Los Cristianos old beach front from 6.30pm.

Friday 5 February – Taking centre stage are the percussion and trombone chorus from the Arona School of Music and Dance from 8pm at the Auditorio Infanta Leonor. It’s a free event but arrive in good time before the 800 seats are filled.

Saturday 6 February – Tonight it’s the turn of the guitar section of Arona School of Music and Dance with a free show at 9pm in the Auditorio Infanta Leonor.



Tuesday 9 February – A guitar recital with an international flavour as Marco Tamayo from Cuba but living in Salzburg, and Anabel Montesinos, originally from Spain but now living in Austria (pic above). They take to the stage at the Auditorio Infanta Leonor at 8pm, tickets €5.



Wednesday 10 February – Flute and piano come together to serve up another musical treat at the Auditorio Infanta Leonor from 8pm, and the price of €5 will be music to your ears. Claude Lefebvre from Paris (above) is an accomplished flute player, she teaches in the International Academy in Nice and also in South Korea, and the Czech Republic. Joining her is Krisztina Fejes from Hungary, a talented piano player who wowed judges at the Budapest Academy.



Thursday 11 February – Trombone and piano might be a new combination to you but David Rejano (above) of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, and Krisztina Fejes will soon convert you. The show, in the Auditorio Infanta Leonor, starts at 8pm and tickets are just €5.



Friday 12 February – Dance and percussion combine for a spectacular show at the Auditorio Infanta Leonor from 8pm with the same bargain ticket price of €5. Jep Melendez (above) from Spain will be showing off his range of skills. After training in tap dancing in Barcelona and New York he went on to study jazz and did some acting.

Saturday 13 February – Sadly the last night of FIMA 2016 but they’re going out in style with a grand free concert bringing together the musicians who have graced the Auditorio Infanta Leonor stage over the last two weeks.

All images supplied by FIMA organisers

Posted : Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 10:11 am
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