The Faculty of Medicine of Malaga together with the European Medical Students´ Orchestra and Choir held on July 26 a Charity Gala in aid of Cudeca Cancer Care Hospice at the E.T.S. Auditorium in the University of Malaga.
The Orchestra and Choir, composed by 90 young musicians and under the baton of Edmon Levon and Angeliki Ploka, offered a musical program of the highest level, performing Intermezzo de Goyescas, by Enrique Granados; No 8 Sinfony, by Antonín Dvorak; Gloria, by Karl Jenkins, and the selection of Romancero Gitano, by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, with Soledad Martínez Fernández as guest guitarist.
A total of 805€ have been raised which will help us to continue offering professional medical care to patients completely free of charge.
For the last 25 years, the European Medical Students' Orchestra and Choir -EMSOC- has brought together medical student musicians from more than 20 countries with the aim of sharing their passion for music and establishing bonds of friendship and collaboration between future doctors from all over the continent.
This concert is one of the concerts held as part of the Annual Meeting of the European Medical Students' Orchestra and Choir (EMSOC) which takes place in Granada from 18 to 28 July.
The Cudeca Foundation would like to thank EMSOC, the University of Granada and the University of Malaga for organizing this great charity concert that helps us to continue caring at the end of our lives.
All the funds raised will go to the Cudeca Foundation, which every year assists more than 1,400 people with cancer and other advanced diseases, and offer support to their families, completely free of charge.
The dream of young musicians and future doctors from all over Europe is materialized at the EMSOC, the European Medical Students' Orchestra and Choir. The city of Granada, in the south of Spain, will host its eleventh meeting in 2019.
Since 1993, the EMSOC has brought together more than twenty-five countries, bringing together the talents and concerns of hundreds of performers. Musicians who share their professional future in Medicine, who every year meet in an enclave on the continent, promoting values such as diversity, equality and an open vision of the world through music.
Young people take responsible for the present and the future, and they meet with education and culture as tools of social transformation. With The EMSOC was born in 2009 from the union of the European Medical Students' Orchestra and the European Medical Students' Choir. Being part of the European Orchestra and Choir of Medical Students is a unique experience.