Yesterday at a press conference, the second edition of the festival SEMUA – Semana de las Músicas del Audiovisual (Week of Music for Audiovisuals) was announced, to be held from November 27 to December 1 in the province of La Coruña (Galicia, Spain).
The festival, which had its first edition in September 2016 (read news) is organized by the Academia Galega do Audiovisual (Galician Academy of Audiovisuals) and the Galicia Symphony Orchestra (OSG), with the intention of giving prominence to music for film, television and other audiovisual media. Directed by composer Nani García, the festival will present a wide range of activities such as workshops and master classes, which will be mostly free, with previous reservation.
The center of the festival this year will be the figure of Fernando Velázquez, who will offer an open meeting to the public and will conduct the closing concert with the Galician Symphony Orchestra (OSG) on Friday, December 1st at the Pazo de la Cultura of Naron.
In addition, Fernando Velázquez will use his stay in Galicia to perform an open recording for academics and professionals with the OSG, of the soundtrack of one of his upcoming films, Los Futbolísimos (2018 – dir. Miguel Ángel Lamata).
The festival’s closing concert of December 1st – 8:30 pm at the Pazo de la Cultura of Narón, will have free entry, after withdrawing tickets at the box office (maximum 4 per person), and will have some of the main scores for film and television written in Galicia in recent years, with the following program:
Regarding the confirmed guests, throughout the festival there will be workshops and master classes for professionals or music specialists taught by Luis Ivars, Oscar Araújo, Vanessa Garde and Juanjo Molina, meetings with composers such as Xavi Font, Manuel Riveiro, Arturo Kress or Nani García and a special encounter with Fernando Velázquez.
The complete program of this second edition of SEMUA can be found at: