A Granados Celebration: Concerts, Events, and Publications

A GRANADOS CELEBRATION:  FROM BARCELONA WITH PASSION
ENRIQUE GRANADOS
(1867-1916)

150 Years of Granados

Enrique Granados New York, 1915 or 1916

A PARTIAL LIST OF
CONCERTS, SYMPOSIUMS, PUBLICATIONS
IN THE USA, SPAIN, UNITED KINGDOM AND JAPAN

2016–2017

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NEW YORK

December 8, 2015

○ Song and Dance Music by Enrique Granados

Belén Gómez, soprano
Anna Tonna, mezzo soprano
Anna de la Paz, classical Spanish dancer
Borja Mariño, piano

Instituto Cervantes
211 E 49th St
NY, NY 10017
$10 ($5 for IC members)
7 PM

December 10, 2015

○ Vocal and Dance Works by Enrique Granados

Belén Gómez, soprano
Anna Tonna, mezzo soprano
Anna de la Paz, classical Spanish dancer
Gustavo Ahualli, baritone
Diane Lesser, english horn
Borja Mariño, piano

Hispanic Society of America
613 W 155th St
NY, NY 10032

Admission Free
7 PM
Reservations required:  friends@hispanicsociety.org

March 10, 2016

The Life and Music of Enrique Granados (1867-1916):
A Centennial Celebration

International Conference

Speakers from Spain, United States and other countries.

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Walter Aaron Clark
author of Enrique Granados: Poet of the Piano (Oxford, 2010)

The Skylight Room (9th Fl.)
The Graduate Center
City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016

March 10, 2016

 Perspectives Ensemble

(in residence at the Foundation for Iberian Music),
performs the works of Enrique Granados
with guests Douglas Riva (piano) and Anna de la Paz (dance).

Perspectives Ensemble’s participation is generously supported by the Danièle Doctorow Prize for Music
and the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation

Featuring the world premiere of
Romanza sin palabras: Homage to Granados,
by Benet Casablancas

Ángel Gil-Ordoñez, Director

Elebash Recital Hall
The Graduate Center
City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016

Admission Free

March 24, 2016

○ José Menor, piano

Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall
881 7th Ave
NY, NY 10019

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April 14, 2016

○ Chamber Music by Enrique Granados

Erica Kiesewetter, Violin
Wolfram Koessel, cello
Douglas Riva, piano

Hispanic Society of America
613 W 155th St
NY, NY 10032
6 PM

Admission Free-Reservations required:  friends@hispanicsociety.org

April 29, 2016

○ Piano Masterpieces by Enrique Granados
with Douglas Riva, piano

The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave
NY, NY 10016

7:30 pm
$35 ($25 Morgan members)

May 12, 2016

○Douglas Riva Performs the Piano Works of Granados

Hispanic Society of America
613 W 155th St
NY, NY 10032

7 PM
Free; Reservations required:  friends@hispanicsociety.org

 

CLOSING OF THE GRANADOS CENTENARY IN NEW YORK

February 9, 2017

○ Song of the Stars: A Celebration of Catalan Music
Including Granados’ Masterpiece:  CANT DE LES ESTRELLES

Voices of Ascension

Dennis Keene, Director
with Douglas Riva, piano

Church of the Ascension
Fifth Ave at 10th St
New York. New York

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WASHINGTON, D.C.

Fall, 2016

○ Piano Works by Enrique Granados

Lecture-Recital with Douglas Riva, piano
Masterclass for Piano Students

Open Rehearsal: First Reading of Newly Published Orchestral Works by Granados

Georgetown University Orchestra,
Ángel Gil-Ordoñez, Director

Georgetown University
Washington, D.C.

TBA: Fall 2016 or Spring 2017

○ Song of the Stars: A Celebration of Catalan Music
Including Granados´ Masterpiece:  CANT DE LES ESTRELLES

Cathedral Choral Society
Reilly Lewis, Director
with Douglas Riva, piano

National Cathedral
Washington, D.C

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ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO

March 24, 2017

○ Song of the Stars: A Celebration of Catalan Music
Including Granados´ Masterpiece:  CANT DE LES ESTRELLES

Polyphony:  Voices of New Mexico
Maxine Thevenot, Director
with Douglas Riva, piano.
Pre-Concert Lecture with Prof. Walter A. Clark, University of California, Riverside.

March 22 Lecture-Recital, Douglas Riva, at Pianowerkes, Albuquerque.

Cathedral of St. John
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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SPAIN

November 16-19, 2016

○ International Symposium in Madrid, Sociedad Española de Musicología

Featuring speakers from Span, the United States, and elsewhere.

Soceidad Española de Musicología
Madrid, Spain

Summer 2017

○ FIMTE CELEBRATES GRANADOS
(Festival Internacional de Música para Teclado Español)

International festival and symposium on Granados and his music. Featuring Musicians and Scholars from Spain, USA and other countries. Organized by Luisa Morales.

FIMTE
Mójacar, Spain

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JAPAN

2015-2016

○ A series of 4 Lecture-Recitals, with pianist Yukine Uehara

5 June, 2015
16 September, 2015
24 November, 2015
24 March, 2016

Kawai Omotesando
Tokyo, Japan

May 30, 2016

○ A concert featuring Goyescas and El pelele by Granados
with pianist Yukine Uehara.

Bunka Hall
Tokyo, Japan

TBA: 2016

○ Symposium organized by the Japanese Musicological Society

Dr. Mutusumi Fukyshima, Director

Elizabeth University
Hiroshima, Japan

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URUGUAY AND INDIA

December 1-2, 2016

○Manuel Dapena, spanish guitar masterclass

Festival Internacional de Guitarra de Maldonado
Centenary ­ “Enrique Granados” 1916­ – 2016

Centro Cultural de España http://www.cce.org.uy
Montevideo, Uruguay

December 1-4, 2016

○Manuel Dapena, concert and spanish guitar masterclass

Festival Internacional de Guitarra de Maldonado
http://www.festivalinternacionaldeguitarrademaldonado.com

Maldonado, Uruguay

December 15-18, 2016

○Manuel Dapena, concert and spanish guitar masterclass

The Indian Guitar Festival and Competition 2016
Concert & Masterclass
Centenary ­ “Enrique Granados” 1916­ – 2016.
60th anniversary Spain and India diplomatic relations.

http://indianguitarfederation.in

(Regrettably, events tentatively scheduled for the UK will not be proceeding.)

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NEW PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO GRANADOS

○ First publication of the Complete Orchestral Works by Enrique Granados. 9 of this collection’s 11 works have never before been published.  Critical Edition by Douglas Riva (Madrid: Instituto Complutense de Ciencias Musicales, 2016).

○ First Publication of the Complete Correspondence of Enrique Granados.  Prepared by Dr. Miriam Perandones.  Published by Editorial Boileau, Barcelona, 2016.

○ Spanish and Catalan translations of ENRIQUE GRANADOS: POET OF THE Piano by Walter Aaron Clark (Oxford, 2010), from Editorial Boileau, Barcelona, 2016 and Editorial Pagès, Barcelona, 2016 (respectively).

○ Editorial Boileau has created an application for Android, iPhone and all tablets allowing users to purchase and download individual works included in the COMPLETE WORKS FOR PIANO by Enrique Granados, a Critical Edition, Alicia de Larrocha, Director and Douglas Riva, Assistant Director (Barcelona: Editorial Boileau, 2001 and 2016).

○ Chopin Magazine (Tokyo, Japan) will publish a year-long article series on Granados, by Yukine Uehara, each month in 2016.

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Support for A Granados Celebration events generously provided by:

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