A floating piano performs in Gijon

A floating piano performs in Gijon

Gijon is hosting this weekend a project of artistic interventions in unconventional spaces born in the year 2002 and named Arenas Movedizas (quicksand). One of the most expected events was the floating piano concert by the port.

A floating piano performs in Gijon1A floating piano performs in Gijon

 

La Volière aux Pianos is a French organization founded in 2012 around the work of artist Martin Voël, and featuring music performances using pianos in unlikely places. They have been performing for the last three years in France with more than 70 performances.

A floating piano performs in Gijon

 

The performance “Le piano du lac” took place at the port of Gijon by Martin Voël, Delphine Coutant, Philippe Séranne and the Asturian dancer and producer Mónica Cofiño.

A floating piano performs in Gijon1A floating piano performs in Gijon
A floating piano performs in Gijon1A floating piano performs in Gijon

 

Overall, hundreds of persons enjoyed this unusual music and dance performance for about an hour. Furthermore, the performers invited piano players after the show to board the floating piano to perform their own pieces.

 

If you have missed it, you still have a chance! They have published in their Facebook page  the next performances in Asturias:

• 24th September at 7 p.m. at San Esteban de Pravia

• 27th September at 7 p.m. at Cudillero

• 29th September at 7 p.m. at Navia

 

While you are in the area, take advantage to discover the charming quarter of Cimavilla. For more information to move around and coming events in Gijon please visit our calendar page for Things To Do.

A floating piano performs in Gijon

 


 

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