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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Spanish Electro-acoustic Art Festival, March 2017

In March 2017, the Foundation for Iberian Music is partnering with the Asociación de Música Electroacústica y Arte Sonoro de España (AMEE) to organize a 3 day festival for electro-acoustic art here in NYC, beginning March 16.

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2017: Spaniards, Natives, Africans, and Gypsies: Transatlantic Malagueñas and Zapateados in Music, Song, and Dance

The Foundation for Iberian Music is delighted to announce a west coast sequel to last year’s fandango conference, “Spaniards, Indians, Africans, and Gypsies: Transatlantic Malagueñas and Zapateados in Music, Song, and Dance.”

This conference—which, as you can see, focuses on malagueñas and zapateados—will be held at University of California, Riverside, April 6 and 7, 2017. It is being co-sponsored by the Foundation for Iberian Music and UC’s own Center for Iberian and Latin American Music.

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Upcoming Granados Events

The Centenary and Anniversary of Enrique Granados Commemoration is fast expanding. Many talented scholars and artists have agreed to participate, and several events have been schedule for the future, in both New York City and Washington D.C.

The Hispanic Society of America has announced a series of three concerts of music by Granados in honor of the Granados Centenary and in recognition of the important relationship between Granados and the Hispanic Society of America. In 2016, the chorus of the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. will perform Granados’ Cant de les estelles. An academic conference has also been schedule for that same year, in order to bring together scholars to explore Granados’ life and works.

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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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From Barcelona with Passion: Enrique Granados in New York

2016: The Hispanic Society of America has announced a series of three concerts of music by Granados in honor of the Granados Centenary and in recognition of the important relationship between Granados and the Hispanic Society of America. Enrique Granados and his wife, Amparo Gal, arrived in New York on December 15, 1915. Among the many important events during their visit to the city Granados received an honorary membership in the Hispanic Society of America and was presented by its founder and president, Archer Huntington, with the Silver Medal of Arts and Letters. Granados in turn inscribed a musical phrase on one of the columns in the central hall of the society´s building and he also gave the Hispanic Society the original manuscript of the vocal score of the opera Goyescas.

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