The North American group Delphi Trio, considered “a heavyweight in the world of chamber music”, will perform on Saturday in Beja at the 6th concert of this year’s Terras Sem Sombra Festival.
The concert “Vital Routes: Trios of Pierre Jalbert and Franz Schubert” will take place at 9:30 pm, in the church of the Convento de São Francisco, the organizer of the festival, Pedra Angular.
According to the prosecutors, the Delphi Trio will play and dialogue the piano trio No. 1 by American composer Pierre Jalbert, one of the “most notable composers of today” in the United States of America, and 2 “Austrian Classic Composer Great End of the Classicism” Franz Schubert.
In addition to the concert, this year’s festival in Beja, as part of its Heritage and Biodiversity program, will include a thematic tour of the city’s fountains, fountains and historical wells on Saturday, and an initiative dedicated to the old pastor’s route for livestock transhumance, on Sunday.
The route through fountains, fountains, and wells of Beja, where once the inhabitants were stocked and travelers and herds killed the headquarters, will be held on Saturday, from 15:00.
Already the initiative ‘For the Pastors’ Route: Canadas Reais’ will take place on Sunday, from 09:00, on the Monte da Ponte estate, in the Union of the Parishes of Albernoa and Trindade, in the municipality of Beja.
Participants together with Alentejo shepherds and eaves will accompany a herd through one of the old “royal canadas”, that is, the way cattle herds, especially sheep, passed in the transhumance movements that “united the Baixo Alentejo to the Serra da Estrela and of Gardunha and to the mountain ranges of the interior of Spain “.
In the initiative, which aims to introduce pastoral traditions and associated cultural and natural heritage, participants will also learn how to shear animals as they used to and help in the preparation of a lamb stew cooked in the field by pastors and then tasted in a lunch “topped by oranges, similar to what was done in adiafas (rural festivals)” of other times.
The 15th Festival Terras Sem Sombra, under the title ‘On the Earth, on the Sea – Travel, and Travel in Music (Centuries XV-XXI)’, has the United States of America as a guest country and runs until July 07 in 13 counties of the Alentejo and the Spanish region of Extremadura.
The Baixo Alentejo and the Alentejo coast are the “traditional geography” of the festival, which this year widens and reaches the Alentejo Central, Alto Alentejo and Spanish Extremadura.
This year, the festival includes 50 activities, including concerts, heritage visits, biodiversity conservation actions and conferences, in the counties of Vidigueira, Serpa, Reguengos de Monsaraz, Alcântara, Olivença, Beja, Elvas, Cuba, Ferreira do Alentejo , Odemira, Barrancos, Santiago do Cacém and Sines.