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Cor Madrigal was founded in Barcelona in 1951 by Manuel Cabero and has collaborated with a number of great conductors, including Celibidache, Cambreling, Frühbeck de Burgos, McCreesh, Decker, Gonzalez, Hager, King, Mena, Pinnock, Rostropovich and Soustrot. Mireia Barrera was appointed chorusmaster in in 1993. The Cor Madrigal, under Manuel Cabrero, sang in the world première of Falla’s L’Atlantida.

Particularly noteworthy among its recordings is that of choral music by the Catalan composer Joaquim Homs, on the occasion of the centenary of his birth. In the Gran Teatre del Liceu the choir has participated in performances of Katia Kabanová, Enesco’s Oedipe, Massenet’s Le portrait de Manon, Poulenc’s Les mamelles de Tirésias, and the cantata The Plague by Gerhard.

The choir has toured to Euzkadi and Andalusia with the Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, the Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, with the Orquestra Sinfónica de Galicia to La Coruña and Lisbon, and has also performed with I Solisti Veneti, the Prague Philharmonic and the Staatskapelle Weimar. The Cor Madrigal has been the partner choir of the Auditorium of Barcelona and the Symphony Orchestra of Barcelona since the 2012–13 season.

Cor Madrigal

Role: Choir 
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