Spain: Edurne releases the Symphonic version of Amanecer

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The 2015 Spanish Eurovision representative Edurne has released the symphonic version of her Eurovision entry Amanecer.

The Symphonic version of the 2015 Spanish Eurovision entry Amanecer was released today.

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Edurne recorded the Symphonic version of her Eurovision entry Amanecer with RTVE’s Orchestra and chorus at Madrid’s Teatro Monumental last month.

Edurne recorded the Symphonic version of Amencer last March in Madrid’s Teatro Monumental. Maestro Pepe Herrero has been the man behind this project having directed the orchestra and supervising the orchestration  of the Spanish entry. The entire ensemble of RTVE’s Orchestra and Chorus were participated in the recording yesterday. RNE – Radio Nacional de España was responsible for the sound recording of the Orchestra and muscial score.

EBU’s general director Ms. Ingrid Delentenre and EBU’s Institutional Relations Director Giacomo Mazzone graced the ocassion and attended the recording session in Madrid.

Edurne was very pleased with the outcome after recording Amanecer’s Symphonic version with RTVE’s Orchestra and Chorus yesterday. She commented:

I feel really lucky and fortunate. It has been an unforgettable experience.  I will cherish this experience throughout my life. It was extraordinary performing with the musicians from RTVE’s Orchestra and Chorus . The song really grows with them giving it a more epic and intense feeling.  It was very emotional!

Edurne will have the honour of defending the Spanish colours at the 60th Eurovision Song Contest in Austria next May. She will sing Amanecer in Vienna, a song that has been produced by none other than Tony Sanchez Ohlsson, the author of the 2007 and 2012 Spanish Eurovision entries ( I love you mi vida (DNASH) and Quedate conmigo (Pastora Soler) and the Swedish dream team Thomas G:son and Peter Bostrom. Both G:son and Bostrom were the composers of the 2012 Swedish winning entry Euphoria. Thomas G:son has been behind many Eurovision entries in the past years: the 2007 and 2012 Spanish entries, the 2010 Danish  Eurovision entry, the 2001, 2006 and 2012 Swedish Eurovision entries and the 2007 Norwegian Eurovision entry.

Both Edurne and her team along with TVE will be working very hard and round the clock in order to showcase a magnificent and extraordinary staging and performance in Vienna.

About Edurne

Edurne shot to fame in Spain in 2005 when she competed in the 4th season of the popular talent show Operacion Triunfo aired on private Spanish television channel Telecinco. She achieved a 6th place in the show and has gone places since her Operacion Triunfo days. She has released a total of 5 albums and has gained much name, fame and recognition in Spain both as a singer and tv host. She has participated in various television shows in Spain and is much appreciated among the younger generations.

Edurne is currently working on her forthcoming album with Tony Sanchez Ohlsson. It will be Edurne’s sixth album and will be released by Sony Music Spain.

The story so far

In 2014 Spain opted for a national selection in order to select its Eurovision entry and act for Copenhagen. Ruth Lorenzo won the 2014 Spanish national final with her entry Dancing in the rain and achieved an honorable 10th place at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest grand final.

Spain debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 and has participated at every Eurovision edition since then. Spain has won the contest in 1968 with Massiel and 1969 in Salome. Spain has not missed even one contest since its debut in 1961 and has competed in the contest religiously every year since its debut year. Spain has competed in Eurovision 54 times.

The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 19, 21, 23 May at the Wiener Stadthalle, in Vienna.

Stay tuned to for the latest news on Spain and the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.


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