Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 18:48
Joan Vidal Sextet will record its third CD "Revisiting Zarathustra", a suite inspired by R. Strauss masterpiece that Joan Vidal wrote as a comission by L'Auditori de Barcelona. The edition of this CD has been made in collaboration with Pere Ginard, who has reflected in the cover illustration his personal vision of the music. The CD will be recorded live at Vinseum Club, in Vilafranca del Penedès, and will be published by JazzGranollers Records in May 2016.
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 13:18
Joan Vidal premieres "Alice in Wonderland", a children's opera written in collaboration with the playwright David Pintó for the Granollers Chamber Orchestra and the Cor Infantil Amics de la Unió. Stage directed by Marta G. Otín, the piece was performed for schools and families at the Teatre Auditori de Granollers on the 12th, 13th, 14th and the 15th of March 2016. You can watch the premiere here
Created on Sunday, 18 May 2014 09:02
Joan Vidal Sextet will be opening the new AFTER season, a new series of concerts programmed by L'Auditori de Barcelona on Saturday evenings, after the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's performances. The AFTER are jazz and pop concerts inspired by the Orchestra's repertoires. Strauss will be one of the threads of the orchestra's season. Therefore, L'Auditori comissioned Joan Vidal to write new music based on Strauss' "Also Sprach Zarathustra". The AFTER series will also include concerts by ...
Created on Friday, 16 May 2014 11:02
Illusionary # 5 from Joan Vidal Sextet's second CD "Illusionary Rhythms" has been selected for the Jazz from Catalonia 2014 album, a compilation edited by Catalan! Arts and the Culture Department of the Catalan Government. The CD contains 15 tracks selected by Olga Abalos (music journalist) in collaboration with Susanna Carmona (coordinator of Jazz Terrassa), Martin Farré (music journalist), Josep Mestres (Barcelonajazzradio), Pere Pons (director Jamboree jazz Club) and Roger Roca (music journ...