Orfeó Català

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Plaque on the building in Carrer de Lledó in Barcelona, where Orfeó Català was first based
Orfeó Català performing in 2014

The Orfeó Català is a choral society based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, which was founded in 1891 by Lluís Millet and Amadeu Vives.[1]

The Palau de la Música Catalana, a major Barcelona landmark, was commissioned for the choral society in 1904, and completed in 1908.


  1. ^ William H. Robinson, Jordi Falgàs, Carmen Belen Lord Barcelona and Modernity: Picasso, Gaudí, Miró, Dalí 2006 page 161 "Founded in September 1891 by two young musicians, Felix Millet and Amadeu Vives, the Orfeo Catala performed its first public concert in April 1892. As its importance increased the Orfeo came to need its own premises, and when the jeweler Joaquim Cabot was president of the choir Domenech was formally commissioned to design a building for it in October 1904. "

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