On Thursday 17 October
the Unicaja Foundation will celebrate its fifth anniversary in style with a concert in aid of Cudeca Hospice, with the performance of singer-songwriter Amancio Prada
The concert, which will take place at 20h in the "Sala Unicaja de Conciertos María Cristina"
, will feature the guitar and voice of one of the Spanish troubadours of the twentieth century closely linked to poetry and the constant quest for beauty.
Tickets are on sale on the Uniticket portal and cost 20€.
All proceeds from ticket sales will go to our special kind of caring, which assists more than 1,400 people with cancer and other advanced illnesses every year and offers support to their families, completely free of charge.
The Unicaja Foundation supports programmes that work towards integration, reintegration and help for marginalised groups, associations that help the disabled, international cooperation, programmes and information campaigns on diseases such as Alzheimer's and cancer, its main objective being to achieve greater levels of social welfare.
We are grateful for the important support of the Unicaja Foundation, which helps us to add Life to the Days of many people.
Born in 1949 in Dehesas, León, he studied harmony, composition and guitar at Sorbonne University.
A composer and singer-songwriter of classical and contemporary poetry, he has performed in the main theatres of Spain and Europe, including the Teatro Español, Palau de la Música de Barcelona, Piccolo Teatro de Milán, Teatro del Odeón (Paris) and the Teatro Real de Madrid. It has also participated in the IV Festival de Música Sacra de Maastricht and the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid; in the IV Centenary of the Teatro Principal de Zamora; and in the MC Anniversary of the Kingdom of León.
Throughout his career he has published a multitude of disk-books highlighting Sonetos de amor oscuro by Federico García Lorca; A dama e o cabaleiro sobre la poesía neotrovadoresca; De mar e terra, a work of compilation and recreation of Galician coplas of oral tradition; Coplas de Jorge Manrique a la muerte de su padre; and Sonetos y canciones de Federico García Lorca. His art has led him to obtain the Castelao Medal of the Xunta de Galicia; the Castilla y León Arts Prize; the Gold Medal of the Círculo de Bellas Artes of Madrid; the Grand Prix du Répertoire Sacem (Paris) and the Tenco All' Operatore Culturale Prize (Italy).