Discovering Gaudí with a guitar

· The musician Manuel González evokes the musical landscapes of Gaudí in a cycle of guitar concerts

· Every Thursdays of July, August and September there will be concerts in the incomparable setting of the romanesque churches of Barcelona

· Bearing the title"The guitar and the Romanesque Art ", this cycle reaches its third edition, being consolidated and being increased its interest, both because of the program and the guest performers


Barcelona, 1st of July, 2003.- The prestigious guitar player Manuel González, a member of the Gaudí & Barcelona Club, presents this summer the third edition of the cycle of concerts "The guitar and the Romanesque Art". Under the musical outline "The musical landscapes of Gaudí", González evokes the spaces which were the source of inspiration for the Catalan architect and to several composers of this country.

The Gaudí & Barcelona Club Association,, collaborates with Manuel González in the preparing of this cycle which starts next Thursday 3rd of July.

In the setting of two Romanesque churches of Barcelona, Sant Pau del Camp and Sant Pere de les Puel·les, the musician will play every Thursdays, from July to September the works of Sors, Father A. Soler and Albéniz. The prestigious guitar players Carles Trepat and Fernando Rodríguez, and also the Guitar Quartet Camera XXI, will take part in this cycle of concerts, making the present edition of "The Guitar and the Romanesque Art" to surpass the previous ones because of the variety of ensembles and performers which will be able to be heard, which programs include works from the XVI to XX centuries.

The work of Antoni Gaudí is one synthesis of very diverse influences. The catholic religiosity , the mediaeval architecture, the Islamic art and the forms of nature are some of the ingredientes which form the architect's personal style. This cycle evokes by means of music some representative spaces of these influences.

For more information

For further information

Manuel Gonzàlez
Telf. 607 166 163 - 932 664 971

Gaudí & Barcelona Club
Tel. +34 93 415 25 66
Fax. +34 93 415 30 33