Accademia del Piacere

The Accademia del Piacere a vanguard group in Spanish Early Music and one of the leading ensembles of this kind in Europe.

Accademia del Piacere has revealed new facets in fundamental repertoires of historical music such as the Italian Seicento (Le Lacrime di Eros, Amorti di Marte), the Spanish music of the Renaissance (Rediscovering Spain and Colombina) or the theatrical music of the Spanish Baroque. This has led them to receive prizes such as OPUS Klassik Award 2020, the Choc de Classica (France), Prelude Award (Netherlands) and GEMA Award to the Best Spanish Baroque ensemble (2016 and 2017), among many others. Furthermore Accademia del Piacere visits areas apart of early music: both Las Idas y las Vueltas and Diálogos(respectively with flamenco singers Arcángel and Rocío Márquez) were rewarded with Giraldillo Award in the Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla (2012 and 2016).

National and European-level recognition has developed Accademia del Piacere’s presence on the most prestigious classical music stages in Europe and worldwide, such as the Berlin Philharmonie, the Wiener and Berliner Konzerthaus, the Hamburger Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle, the Oji Hall in Tokyo, the Colonia Philhamonie, the Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, and many others in the USA, Germany, France, Japan, Mexico, Swizerland, Colombia, Spain. Accademia del Piacere’s concerts are regularly transmitted live by the European Broadcasting Union associated broadcasters, and has furthermore been presented on various important television stations (TVE in Spain, NHK in Japan etc.).

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