Experimental Flamenco At La Nacional in June

K. Meira Goldberg, visiting scholar at the Foundation for Iberian Music and director of our “Spaniards, Natives, Africans, and Gypsies” conference series, will be performing Sundays in June at La Nacional!

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“The Soul of the Spanish Violin” Release and Residency

Recent Graduate Center graduate Eva León is celebrating the release of her album The Soul of the Spanish Violin (Naxos) this Wednesday at National Sawdust in Williamsburg. León completed her Doctor of Music with a dissertation on Joaquín Rodrigo, advised by Antoni Pizà. Her new album is all works by Rodrigo, performed with pianist Olga Vinokur, who is also joining León for the release concert.

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María del Carmen Conference Website

We previously announced a new conference upcoming at the University of Murcia (Spain), celebrating Granados and his opera María del Carmen. This conference now has a website, so please bookmark it for future updates. An English version of the site is forthcoming. Paper proposals are being accepted through September 15, 2017.

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CFP: “En ocasión de María del Carmen: Enrique Granados y su época” (Murcia, Spain)

The University of Murcia is hosting a conference October 18-20, 2017, entitled “En ocasión de María del Carmen: Enrique Granados y su época.” The Foundation for Iberian Music is delighted to participate in this conference; our own Antoni Pizà is a member of the organizing committee.

Please click here to view the full CFP. (The CFP will soon be available in English.) Proposals will be accepted until September 15.

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Upcoming NY Andalus Ensemble Concerts

The Foundation for Iberian Music’s own resident New York Andalus Ensemble has several performances upcoming in the NYC area! May 4: East x Middle East Festival, Brooklyn Music School 6 pm – “Meet the Instruments” pre-concert workshop, with light refreshments 7 pm – concert, with NYAE, Zikrayat, and Vatan. Tickets are $20 ($15 student) for workshop & […]

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Enrique Granados Centenary and Anniversary

The coincidence of the Centenary of Granados’ death in 2016 and the 150th Anniversary of his birth in 2017 provides a unique opportunity to re-discover and re-evaluate the important contributions of Enrique Granados to the musical world and to highlight the ties between his native Catalunya and the city of New York. An international committee is now actively working to organize and coordinate events commemorating the Granados Centenary around the world, including Walter A. Clark, Miriam Perandones Lozando, John Watson Milton, Mary Ann Newman, Mònica Pagès, Antoni Piza, Douglas Riva, and Anna Tonna.

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