Videos of Recent Early Music Workshops

Last month, the Foundation for Iberian Music hosted a series of early music workshops, in collaboration with the New York Early Music Celebration. We have video of three of these workshops available online, so if you were unable to attend or you would like to review them, please look at our YouTube channel!

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Roger Scruton, “Walking Among Noise” Video

This year’s lecture with Roger Scruton was a wonderful success. We were turning away people at the door! Please check back with us next week for a full write up of the event and news of what is to come for Music in 21st-Century Society. In the mean time, for those who were unable to attend, video of the lecture is now available.

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Video: Talks from Xenakis: Past, Present, and Future now available on Youtube

1 April 2015: Several of the talks given at the 2010 conference “Xenakis: Past, Present, and Future” are now available on the Xenakis Project of the Americas’ Youtube page.

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New Composer’s Commissions Videos Online

If you were unable to attend our last two premiers of the Foundation for Iberian Music’s Composer’s Commissions, fear not! The internet is here for you. Our online archives have been updated. (Click for links to videos.)

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Antoni Pizà on Ona Mediterránia to Discuss Book, Guerau

Spanish baroque enthusiasts will be pleased to learn that the Foundation director, Antoni Pizà’s, book on the composer Francesc Guerau has recently been reissued, with a beautiful new cover. Francesc Guerau: i el seu temps is available once more from its original publisher, Edicions Documenta Balear.

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Video: Sharon Kanach, “Xenakis: Arts/Science…for starters…”

25 June 2014: XPA director Sharon Kanach’s keynote lecture at CIRMMT’s 2010 conference, “Xenakis: Arts/Science”, is now available to view on Youtube.

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“Strings Attached”: A Conversation with Kronos Quartet’s David Harrington

October 22, 2014: Innovative violinist David Harrington, founder of the visionary ensemble the Kronos Quartet, will be the speaker of the 2014 Lloyd and Constance Old Lectures on 21st-Century Music. This series of talks and debates by major cultural figures addresses the changing consumption, creation, context, and valuations of today’s music. Harrington was inspired to form Kronos in 1973 after hearing a performance of Black Angels, an avante-garde piece by George Crumb. The new group quickly expanded into unconventional territory, performing renditions of songs by jazz artists, such as Ornette Coleman and Thelonious Monk, rock artists like Jimi Hendrix, as well as repertoire from past masters and contemporary composers.

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Video: Philip Glass’ Lecture

15 October 2013: The most recent Music in the 21st Century Society lecture featured acclaimed composer Philip Glass in conversation with flautist Claire Chase, a 2012 MacArthur Fellow who also gave a masterful performance at the event. This series, curated by Antoni Pizà, the director of the Foundation for Iberian Music, has so far presented […]

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