Film Screening, Lecture-Dance-Recital, and Gran Fandango

Our upcoming 2-day conference April 6–7 at UC Riverside, Transatlantic Malagueñas and Zapateados in Music, Song, and Dance, will cap each day with a special multi-media presentation. ♦ The first day, April 6, will feature a screening of Gurumbé–Canciones de tu Memoria Negra, a film by Miguel Ángel Rosales (in Spanish and Portuguese, with English subtitles). Flamenco is […]

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Granados Celebration in Albuquerque

The Granados Celebration is heading to Albuquerque for an entire week of festivities! Join our good friends Douglas Riva and Walter A. Clark for a week of lectures and recitals, culminating in a performance of Cant de les estrelles at the Cathedral of St. John, with Polyphony: Voices of New Mexico and Riva. Cant de les estrelles […]

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Music Inspired by Art: Goyescas at Baruch

New York residents will have another opportunity to hear some Granados this month, at a concert exploring music inspired by paintings. February 23 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, acclaimed pianist Yoonie Han will be performing Granados’ Goyescas, a suite based upon the paintings of  Goya, and premiering the third and final work in Theodore Wiprud‘s suite, Sargent’s Women. The new […]

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Video of Taruskin’s 2016 Lloyd Old Lecture Now Online!

Good news for any who were unable to attend our 2016 Lloyd Old Lecture, with Richard Taruskin and Prof. Scott Burnham! Video of Taruskin’s thorough and provocative lecture is now online.

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Spanish Baroque Choral Music at the Hispanic Society

Meridionalis, the choral group of the Americas Society, will do a free concert of early Spanish music on December 8: “Luna sin mancha, Sol sin ocaso.” The program features polychoral works from the Hispanic Society’s Olmeda Collection, which includes composers such as Tomás Luis de Victoria, Juan de Madrid, Mateo Romero, Diego de Cáseda, and Manuel de Egüés. These works, for multiple choirs with instrumental accompaniment, represent the pinnacle of early Spanish liturgical music.

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RCMI to be on CUNY TV

CUNY TV will feature the Brook Center’s own Zdravko Blazekovic in an upcoming episode of Study with the Best! The series highlights professors, students, and programs at CUNY campuses. Blazekovic has worked with Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale  (RILM), the world’s premiere database of music literature, since 1987 and he directs the Research Center for Music […]

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“Cant de les Estrelles” Concert Preview, Feb 2

As we’ve previously announced, our ongoing Granados Celebration will be capped with a performance of Grandos’s masterpiece, Cant de les Estrelles, by the Voices of Ascension, on February 9 at the Church of Ascension in NYC.

One week before this concert, 6:30–8:30 on February 2, the Voices of Ascension will hold a concert preview and lecture at the Graduate Center’s Elebash Recital Hall. This preview event is free and open to the public. It will be followed by a reception.

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Listening with the Eyes: Sound Art in Spain

Through January 15, 2017, the Fundación Juan March is exhibiting Spanish sound-art. “Escuchar con los ojos: Arte sonoro en españa 1961–2016” opened this month in Madrid. Sound art works were first exhibited in Spain in 1961 and the exhibition functions as both a retrospective and showcase of significant new work. Foundation for Iberian Music director Antoni Pizà contributed some materials to the exhibit, including an essay…

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