26 July – 13 August 2013
The Pablo Casals Festival of Prades was born in 1950 thanks to the commitment of the Catalan cellist Pablo Casals. Exiled in Prades, this exceptional artist has gathered around him the greatest musicians of his time (Clara Haskil, Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Rudolf Serkin, Alexander Schneider, Isaac Stern, Joseph Szigeti, Yehudi Menuhin...). In the breathtaking surroundings of the Pyrenees, the Pablo Casals Festival has become the meeting place for chamber music.
From 26 July to 13 August 2013, discover or rediscover the greatest masterpieces of chamber music: Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Dvořák, Penderecki, Casals (whom we celebrate in the 40th anniversary of his death) and many others. The concerts take place mainly at the Abbey of St Michel Cuxà but also in the somptuous churches and priories of the Conflent. This year, we celebrate two artists, two Pablo (Picasso and Casals) for their brave commitment to peace.
Prices range from 8 to 37 euros. Free concerts of the students of the International Academy of Chamber Music on 10, 11, 12 and 13 August.