New Essay Collection on Benet Casablancas

Coming soon on Galaxia Gutenberg is collection of papers on esteemed Spanish composer (and many time Foundation for Iberian Music collaborator) Benet Casablancas. The book is entitled Arquitecturas de la emoción: La música de Benet Casablancas, edited by Javier Pérez Senz.  The collection is the product of a collaboration between Fundación SGAE (the Spanish Society of Authors) and L’Auditori de Barcelona, among other fine institutions.

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Catalan Independence Roundtable

The Bildner Center will be holding a roundtable discussion on the current Catalan Independence movement, at the Graduate Center on November 16. The panel will discuss the movement’s background and its prospects.

The Foundation for Iberian Music’s director, Antoni Pizà, will be appearing on the discussion panel.

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Newly Rediscovered Quintets: A Concert

February 21 in 2018, Fundación Juan March will hold a concert at their Madrid location as a part of this season’s Aula de (Re)estrenos’s series, to re-premiere some recently rediscovered works by Tomás Bretón and Conrado del Campo. 

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Antoni Pizà Back on the Air

The Foundation for Iberian Music’s director, Antoni Pizà, appeared on the Ona Mediterrània show “El Crepuscle Encén Estels” on October 15th. It was an informal visit, where Pizà and the host chatted about some of Pizà recent favorites, including jazz musicians Jacques Lousier and Friedrich Gulda, and Mozart.

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NYC Latin American Cultural Week, Nov 10–19

In just over a week, New York City’s annual Latin American Cultural week kicks off. The festival runs November 10–19 and encompasses dozens of concerts, dance and theatrical performances, film screenings, and workshops throughout the city. One participant in this year’s festival is our own colleague Isabel Pérez Dobarro, who contributed to our Granados Celebration […]

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November NY Andalus Ensemble/Asefa Events

Early in November, there are several events in the New York Andalus Ensemble family happening. Under the rubric of Asefa Music (the projects of Samuel Torjman Thomas, who directs the NYAE), there are several music lectures in the coming week, in the northeast.

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Granados Celebration Concludes with a Successful Conference

Last week, the conference En ocasión de María del Carmen: Enrique Granados y su época was held at the University of Murcia in Spain, concluding our Granados Celebration programming. Foundation for Iberian Music director and Granados Celebration co-chair Antoni Pizà was a member of the advisory committee for En ocasión de María del Carmen and several of the Foundation’s past and […]

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New Series, Music and Visual Cultures, from Brepols

A new series edited by RCMI director and Graduate Center faculty member Zdravko Blažeković has just had its inaugural volume released by Brepols. The series, Music and Visual Cultures, will include monographs and essay collections on issues of music iconography and relations between music and the visual arts. 

Late Eighteenth-Century Music and Visual Culture, edited by Cliff Eisen and Alan Davidson, is the first book in the series, and it includes an essay by Blažeković himself.

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