The Encore Classical Music Festival - The New Highlight on Marbella's Event Calendar

11/16/2022 by

The Encore Classical Music Festival announces its preview event and first production: On July 20, 2022, the Orchestra and Chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and superstar conductor, Maestro Zubin Mehta, will take the Marbella stage. Over 150 of the world's most accomplished musicians and artists will give a monumental live performance of Beethoven's 9th symphony. The event takes place in the newly-revitalized Marbella Arena, a spectacular venue and the perfect backdrop for the greatest outdoor drama on the Costa del Sol.

"Our mission is to produce live music experiences to remember for a lifetime", says managing director and intendant of The Encore, Sophie de Borbón-Karoly. Galas, concerts, operas and ballets - numerous productions are in the works for the coming years, as The Encore sets out to become one of the world's most outstanding festivals of classical music, hosting high profile orchestras and soloists in one of the most sought-after destinations on the planet. With The Encore, local artists, international stars and young talents will perform in Marbella. The festival will also offer meet-and-greet opportunities with famous artists, inspirational workshops and musical seminars.

Massimo Giordano will be in charge of the artistic direction of The Encore. The Italian-born opera singer has earned the respect of the classical music world and his global recognition during the course of a successful 30-year long career. He will be putting his knowledge and unique vision of musical art to the service of the new festival. "This year we start with a masterpiece of classical music and one of the greatest symphonies of all times. It is a huge honor and privilege to have Maestro Zubin Mehta conduct our first concert here in Marbella", says Giordano.

The concert on July 20, 2022, is a preview event for Marbella's new festival and a highlight on the cultural event calendar. Lovers of classical music, VIPs and influencers, will share the experience at the Costa del Sols most important red-carpet event of the season. Tickets for this event are projected to sell out quickly. Tickets can be purchased at all El Corte Ingles branches as well as online and