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Supportive actions for Parkinson's and cancer

Alicante, 23rd April 2012

With a poetic musical performance of various university groups and the Spring Concerts of the OFUA

The University of Alicante, through the Vice President for Extracurricular Activities, continues with supportive action to raise funds to alleviate the damage caused by two of the diseases affecting contemporary developed societies: Parkinson's and cancer. They have organized a series of musical offerings with the participation of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the University of Alicante and other university groups.

The first appointments will take place on Wednesday, 25th April, at 8 pm in the Auditorium of the University of Alicante with the celebration of the show Veu Solidària amd el Pàrkinson. It is an amalgam of music and poetry whose proceeds will be devoted entirely to the Parkinson’s Association of Alicante. The proposal has been made possible by the altruistic participation of different groups such as the Coral university college, the UA Scherzo Wind Quintet, OFUA’s Mulieris Quartet as well as the interventions of soprano Dolores Delgado with Matilda Juan on the piano and the students of the UA Permanent University, who will offer a small poetry reading.

In the same vein, the Philharmonic Orchestra of the University of Alicante takes its season Spring Concert, which all proceeds will go this year to the Spanish Association against Cancer. The next performance of the OFUA will take place on Sunday, 29th April, at 12 noon. With a similar dynamics to educational concerts, the OFUA proposed in its first Family Concert an exciting voyage to the New World through the well-known symphony of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak. The dynamic and fresh performance, will count on the explanations of the Conductor of the Orchestra, Mihnea Ignat, on the various moments of the piece and the sound of the instruments.

On 2nd May, at 8.30 pm, the traditional Spring Concert will take place at the Alicante Regional County Council’s Auditorium which,  open to the Alicante society, will have representation of the main academic and political authorities of the city. For this  concert, the orchestra will feature Ukrainian cellist Maksym Dyedikov, virtuoso student from the Music School Reina Sofia. Led by Mihnea Ignat, the OFUA will perform a repertoire based on parts of the Czech composer Antonín Leopold Dvorák and his famous symphony From the New World.

Further information on the concert and tickets

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