Film music and Fernando Velázquez in the 21st edition of the Malaga Festival

The 21st edition of the Malaga Festival, which takes place from April 13 to 22, 2018, will give special prominence to film music through daily small-format concerts, which will culminate with a special festival closing concert on Sunday 22nd of April, performed by the Provincial Symphony Orchestra of Malaga conducted Fernando Velázquez.


These small-format concerts will take place from Monday 16th to April 20th of April, at 8:00 p.m., in the ‘Episcopal Afternoons’ cycle, with the following program:

  • Monday 16th – Alberto de Paz – A piano for halluCINEMA
  • Tuesday 17th – José Carra – Silent movies with live music
  • Wednesday 18th – Lourdes Martín-Leiva (soprano), Luis Mª Pacetti (tenor) and José Manuel Padilla (piano) – Lights, camera… Songs! Movie melodies of all times
  • Thursday 19th – Las chicas de la gramola – I know that movie…
  • Friday 20th – Paloma Schachmann – I’m dancing Inside

The closing concert of the festival will be on April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Cervantes Theater, and will have a program focused on music composed by Fernando Velázquez for various Spanish films:

  • Film Opening
  • Holy Goalie (2017)
  • Las leyes de la termodinámica (2018)
  • Marrowbone (2017)
  • El guardián invisible (2017)
  • Zip & Zap and the Captain’s Island (2016)
  • A Monster Calls (2016)
  • Spanish Affair (2014)


Note that during this concert the program of the third edition of MOSMA (Movie Score Málaga) will be announced, which will be held July 3-8, 2018, and from which you can find more information in the following link:


On Thursday, April 5th, tickets for the 21st edition of the Malaga Festival as well as for the closing concert of the festival will be available at the box office and Internet.


More information in the official press release (Spanish Only):

Malaga Festival - 21st Edition - Poster