Saturday, 2 December 2023, 5 p.m.

The Balcony of Marizápalos

Iberian music of the 17th century

Ibera Auri | Laia Blasco López, soprano · Gabriel Belkheiri García del Pozo, tenor and recorders · Lidia Rodrigo Royo, spinet · Jérémy Nastasi, Baroque guitar

The balcony of Marizápalos, the mistress of Spanish King Philip IV, is an excellent place for watching events on Madrid’s Plaza Mayor. And a wonderful place for listening to the music played in honour of the King and Queen. The Ibera Auri ensemble invite us to take a seat on this balcony and to listen to the rather Spanish cantatas, folk songs and Zarzulos performed for the King and the French music which the Queen brought with her from her home country. Both cultures merge, influencing each other in Spain’s “Golden Age”. An exciting journey through the world of Iberian musical culture.

Ibera Auri are guests in Schloss Weißenbrunn as  Young Artists-in-Residence, and in addition to this programme will also bring along some Spanish Christmas songs.


Fine food and drink after the concert
Post-concert Advent get-together in the castle

Our tiled stove will be going full blast, and with some tasty snacks and drinks we will get in the proper advent mood.


Concert: 35 Euro, 25 Euro (red.)
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