Teaching & Research

Cristina Alís Raurich is assistant director of the International Course on Medieval Music Performance of Besalú where she is also professor of portative organ, Pythagorean tuning, and Ars nova performance practice. Cristina is Visiting Scholar (Performer) at the Centre International de Musiques Médiévales. Du ciel aux marges; the Université Paul-Valéry – Montpellier 3, and the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole.

She is also a private instructor of medieval and renaissance keyboard instruments and music in Switzerland, Italy, Spain and France. Cristina also has a broad experience as a piano teacher and as an accompanist.

As a researcher she has been investigating hitherto little known medieval keyboard music. Her interests reside on the repertoires of the 12th, 13th, and beginning of the 14th centuries.

Currently she is writing her dissertation on Aquitanian tropes of a newly found manuscript.

She is also a diligent student of medieval latin and vernacular languages.


Cristina will be offering the following courses:


30 September and 1 October. Course about Pleterje Carthusians (Slovenia).

24-26 November. Portative Organ Course. Mataró, Barcelona (Spain).

26-28 January. El rey de Navarra: Thibaut de Champagne, Pamplona (Spain)

17-24 February. Reconstruction of the Oldest Occitan-Catalan Repertoire. Dr. Mauricio Molina, Cristina Alís Raurich. St-Guilhem-le-Désert (France).

13-15 April. 2nd International Medieval and Renaissance Organ Course. Bregnano, Como (Italy).

July 2018. 7th International Course on Medieval Music Performance of Besalú (Pyrenees, Spain).


Individual Portative Organ & medieval music lessons in Barcelona and Basel. (Possibility to rent an organ). Contact me for more information.



Medieval Music Besalú: An Immersion Course on Medieval Music Performance in a Medieval Town Setting.

Comments of the students of the course of Besalú.