Some of the instruments played in the concerts
have been made by Antonio Poves. Sometimes, the richness and requirements
of the production make the collaboration of other highly-qualified
Dos imágenes del concierto celebrado en la
colegiata de Roncesvalles, Navarra en agosto de 1999. Antonio Poves
toca el organistrum, reproducido por el autor, ayudado por otra
persona para accionar la rueda y producir la melodia. En esta ocasión
Antonio Poves intervino de solista con la orquesta y coros de la
catedral de Pamplona bajo la dirección del maestro de capilla
PIEDRA DE ZARAGOZA. Spain
Picture taken in the cloister of the monastery, although the concert
took place in the refectory; October 1997.
Antonio Poves playing the “organistrum” ( reproduction
of the one from the Portico de la Gloria) was helped by Raquel Esteban,
and Manuel Waldesco Balaguer-Cortes played the tambourine.
The concert took place in July 2002, forming part
of the acts of the “III Feria de Constuctores de Instrumentos
Musicales. Conspiremus”. On this occasion, Antonio Poves was
helped by Manuel Waldesco Balaguer-Cortes, Zulaima Boheto, Celia
Carballo and Rebecca Levene.
“In Frías Castle, it was my pleasure
to contribute, as part of the acts of the medieval festival in August
2002, a little bit of music using the magnificent and extraordinary
instrument that is the ‘organistrum’,” says Antonio
September 1st 2002, in the incomparable
setting of the "Cerco de Artajona" church, with the benefit
of a very cordial audience, a most special atmosphere of music was
created in a traditional setting.
The participants in this concert were: Manuel Waldesco Balaguer-Cortes,
Zulaima Boheto, Celia Carballo, Rebecca Levene and Antonio Poves,
plus one or two spontaneous participants who joined in at the end;
upon the conclusion of the concert, the musicians found themselves
the subjects of photographs with members of the audience.
Concert at the church in Ejea de los Caballeros (village of Zaragoza, Spain) during medieval week. Musician: Javier Gavín, percussion; Jesus Pescador, laud and Antonio Poves, nykelharp, organistrum and hurdy-gurdy.
Another moment of the performance playing the “organistrum” beside Javier Gavin with percussion.
Valladolid, Spain 1997. Monastery of “La Santa Espina”. At the back, stand up: Antonio Poves besides to Pascal Lefeuvre and Carlos Beceiro. Seat down: Rafa Martín and Germán Díaz apart others.
At the back Antonio Poves playing hurdy-hurdy besides to Manuel Waldesco Balaguer Cortés in the concert room “Concierto Sentido” of Zaragoza, Spain. Group called “Manticora”.
Navacerrada, (Madrid) 1999. From left to right: Antonio Poves and Nigel Eaton
Tordesillas, (Valladolid) 2004. In the representation of the play theatre, “El tratado de Tordesillas” fron the company “Siglo XIII” of Teruel. Musician: Ana Alcaide, nykelparha. Miguel Paladín, programming and keyboards. Antonio Poves, hurdy-hurdy and drums.
2012. Concert in San's Pedro´s church in Calatayud, Saragossa. Spain
2012, August. Crypt of Roda de Isabena's Cathedral, Huesca. Spain