Both Johann Sebastian Bach and Antonio Vivaldi are considered legends of the Baroque period. Both are quite often compared although the composers were quite different even in their lifestyle - Bach lived all his life in Northern Germany and seldom left it; while Vivaldi travelled extensively around Europe. The concert in Jimena and made home in Spain.
British cellist, Michael Kevin Jones, is known for his interpretation of Bach works and also for blending Andalusian folklore with classical music.
This November he releases his new recording – a cello and classical Spanish guitar duet. However, on 16 October, Michael will play cello in a favourite location of his, Jimena de la Frontera which, in his opinion, offers much better music than Madrid, where his concerts are usually held.
Jimena de la Frontera has a thriving music scene thanks to the activity of CODA, the local association that arranges classical concerts and festivals. Most of them take place in the Santuario de Nuestra Señora Reina de los Ángeles, in Estación de Jimena. The patio will be the concert venue where Michael Kevin Jones will be accompanied by local pianist Monica Forrester Becko playing the harpsichord.
Tickets for the concert, which begins at 6pm, cost 15 euros from the box office.