Profile of Garoé
The Choir Garoé of Majadahonda is composed of thirty music lovers who enjoy singing together since 2005.
The choir has performed recitals in many stages within the Region of Madrid: Palacio de Congresos, Ateneo, Alfredo Kraus Music Hall and Carmen Conde Culture Centre in Majadahonda, Town Hall of Móstoles, National American Museum, Torre de los Lujanes and many other Culture Centres in different towns of Madrid Region. Garoé has also given concerts of sacred music in different emblematic churches all around Spain, such as San Sebastián de Toledo, San Millán de Segovia, Colegiatas de Pastrana and Covarrubias, Catedral de la Almudena in Madrid, Sagrado Corazón de Granada, Catedral de Sigüenza, Instituto Góngora de Córdoba, etc. and also many other concerts of mixed repertoire in stages of Vitoria, Burgos, Oviedo, Toledo and Guadalajara.
Garoé´s first international presentation, with great success, took place at the II International Choir’s Encounter, in Istambul, in November of 2009, along with choirs from all over Europe. After that, the choir has performed in Malta (2011), Italy (2012 and 2013), Poland (2015) and Portugal (2016).
Several renowned Spanish institutions have invited Garoé to perform at their meetings and key occasions. Among them, Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Real Sociedad Económica Matritense de Amigos del País and Highlands-El Encinar School, where Garoé has performed in the last years at their religious services.
It has been frequent for Garoé to act together with prestigious soloists of different music genres, such as Luis Malca (classic guitar), Alicia Berri (mezzosoprano), Alain Damas (tenor), Blanca Ortiz, Marta de Castro, Francesca Calero or Carolina Barca (sopranos), Duo Gaubert (flute and piano) or Severiano Gómez (Paraguayan harp).
The choir´s repertoire is broad, including sacred music, Spanish and Latin American traditional music and, especially, Spanish Renaissance secular music.