After last year's impasse due to the pandemic, this summer the Cervera Emili Pujol Chair returns with all its vitality, but adapted to the epidemiological situation and following all health protocols.


This year marks the 40th edition, figure that demonstrates its importance in the music world. It is one of the most important events in the Catalan cultural and pedagogical field. Over four decades, hundreds of students are trained intensively for a week in Cervera, deepening their mastery of the musical instrument.

The Emili Pujol Chair will once again host, of the 9 al 19 July, the International Music Course and Festival and the Lutiers Fair, three complementary events that make this experience unique.

The Festival will present eight concerts, in which several guitar performances stand out, the OJC wind formation, the JONC, the concerts of the teachers of the Music Course or the recital of the popular Judit Neddermann, others.

More than a hundred students will take part in the course, which fill all the places available for this edition. They will receive the mastery of 16 teachers specializing in their instrument.

The Lutiers Fair will bring together master craftsmen and people interested in their art on Sunday 11 July at the Auditorium. It will feature guitars and activities, guided tour and workshops.

These data were released on Tuesday 29 June, in the Auditori de Cervera, in the presentation of the Emili Pujol Chair 2021.
He was in charge of the paer in chief, Joan Santacana; the Councilor for Culture and Member of the Lleida Provincial Council, Mercè Carulla; the director of the Chair, Jaume Cortadellas; the director of the Chair, Estefania Balcells; i the director of the Fira de Lutiers, Xavier Balcells.

The chief paer, Joan Santacana, stressed that “Cervera recovers the essence of music with the 40th Emili Pujol Chair, a unique event in Catalonia ”.

The Councilor for Culture, Mercè Carulla, stated that “Cervera should be proud of its cultural activity, with events such as the Chair ”and congratulated the organization.

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