The Life and Music of Enrique Granados: International Conference

foto2 On March 10, 2016, the Foundation for Iberian Music will host an international conference, The Life and Music of Enrique Granados (1867-1916): A Centennial Celebration, in the Skylight Room (9100) of CUNY’s Graduate Center.

Walter Aaron Clark (author of Enrique Granados: Poet of the Piano) will be the keynote speaker. Presenters include: Francesc Cortès, José María Curbelo González, Óliver Curbelo, Carolina Estrada, Adam Kent, Ariadna Martín Alfaro, Cristina Martín, John Milton, Mary Ann Newman, Mònica Pagès, Anna de la Paz, Miriam Perandones, Antoni Pizà, Mario Quijano, Douglas Riva, Anna Tonna, and Ricardo de la Torre. The conference will conclude with a screening of Enrique Granados: A Musical Portrait by director Stephen Halpern.

Click here to view the full program and abstracts. The conference is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Directly following the conference will be a concert of Grandos’ works with pianist Douglas Riva and Perspectives Ensemble (in residence at the Foundation), featuring the world premiere of Benet Casablancas’ Romanza Sin Palabras: Homage to Granados. The concert is free; reservations are recommended. Click here for program and full details.