The Foundation for Iberian Music At A Glance

2001-2018

Courses

Cuban Jazz workshop – Flamenco: The Art and the Life – Latin jazz piano master class – Latin Popular Music – Multicultural Spain: Studies in the Music of Catalonia, Andalusia and other Iberian Regions – Music of Three Cultures: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Medieval Spain – The Business of Latin Music: A Seminar – The Catalan Keyboard Tradition: From Soler to de Larrocha – The Great Spanish Opera Singers – The Llibre Vermell of Montserrat – The Catalan Piano Trio – Of Foxes and Hedgehogs: Music and the Worldview of Tolstoy’s Fictions – Carlos Surinach and The Creation of Modern Dance in New York – Mateo Flecha’s Ensaladas – Intimate Exiles: Chopin and George Sand in Majorca – Hybrid Barcelona: New music and new multicultural identities in CataloniaAlbéniz and the Rise of Spanish National OperaMusic in Spain around 1700: theatre music and cantata in contextThe Beginnings of Jazz in Catalonia Music in Catalonia During the War of the SuccessionMusic as a Cultural Weapon: Fighting for Ethnic Identities in Spain from Canço to Rock and Rap (1960-2010)Early Music Besalú: 2nd International Course on Early Music

Composers’ Rediscoveries, Concerts, & Lecture-Recitals

Giaochino Rossini, “Veuve Andalouse” – Joaquín Rodrigo, Beyond the Guitar – Tomás Bretón, Piano Quintet – Antoni Parera Fons’ Songbook – A tribute to Xavier Montsalvatge (1912-2002) – Barcelona Modernista: The music of Roberto Gerhard and Xavier Montsalvatge – Ernesto Halffter’s CentennialJoaquim Homs Centennial – Julián Menéndez Rediscovered – Sylvia Torán in Concert: Iberian Piano Music – The Academia Marshall at 100: The Catalan Piano Tradition from Granados to Larrocha – The Complete Piano Music of Manuel de Falla – The Complete Piano Trios of Joaquín Turina – The Music of Rafael Rodríguez Albert (1902-79) – Spain’s New Generation: Mauricio Sotelo, Eneko Vadillo, Juan Manuel Artero, Roberto López – The Piano Music of Román Alís – The Popular Songs of García Lorca – Two-piano music from Spain – Oscar Esplá and the Guitar – Carlos Suriñach and the Creation of Modern Dance in New York – Sephardic Music Festival – Sephardic Scholar SeriesIberian Sacred PolyphonyPiano Trios from Brazil: Heitor Villa Lobos and Lorenzo FernandezRicardo Viñes: Pianist and VisionaryThe Travels of Tirant Lo Blanch: Music and Chivalric SplendorInside the Music: Salvador BrotonsNew Approaches to the Music of José de Nebra with Luis Antonio GonzálezHomage to Catalonia: In Celebration of the Centenary of Xavier MontsalvatgeChamber Music of Roig-FrancoliFrom Barcelona with Passion

Composer’s Commissions

2005: Piano Works by Josep Prohens
2006: Piano Trio by Román Alís
2007: Hesperia by Anna Cazurra
2008: Mentum by Antoni Parera Fons
2009: Ladies in White by Paquito D’Rivera
2010: Songs of the Infinite by Miquel Àngel Roig-Francolí
2011: Homenage by Tania León
2012: Dance, Song and Celebration: Homage to Xavier Montsalvatge by Benet Casablancas
2013: Skyshadows by Albert Guinovart
2014: Isolated Inner Space by Javier Arias Bal

Book, CD and Film Presentations

Mi vida saxual by Paquito D’Rivera – Music & Literature in the Spanish Caribbean: Tina Casanova’s books – Oscar Esplá in Belgium by Jan de Kloe – Sacred Passions: The Life and Music of Manuel de Falla by Carol A. Hess – Rap and the Cross (USA, 2004) – Bailaores (Italy, 2004) – Madrugada (USA, 2003) – The Fallen Nightingale by John W. Milton
Enrique Granados: Poet of the Piano by Walter Aaron Clark – Trios Brasileiros by Damocles Trio – Silent Music: Medieval Song and the Construction of History in Eighteenth-Century Spain by Susan Boynton – Federico Moreno Torroba: A Musical Life in Three Acts by Walter Aaron Clark and William Craig Krause  – Gurumbé: Afro-Andalusian Memories by Miguel Ángel Rosales  – Enrique Granados: A Musical Portrait and Manuel de Falla: A Life in Music by Stephen Halpern
Danse espagnole de la feria cuadro flamenco (1900) by Lumiére.

Round-tables, Lectures, & Panel Discussions

Arquitectura y Música: Una poética del espacio – Celebrating Don Quixote – Challenges and Trends in Hispanic Music Today: Nationalism, Multi-Nationalism, And Internationalism –
Manuel de Falla’s Concerto and Master Peter’s Puppet Show: Two Unique Neoclassical Works From The 1920’s – The Presence on the Past in the Llibre vermell of Montserrat – The Music of Al-Andalus Lecture by Reynaldo Fernández Manzano Flamenco on FilmSpain Was Not (So) Different by Germán Gan-QuesadaEl Amor Brujo – Gurumbé: Afro-Andalusian Memories 

Exhibitions

A Lost Generation: Musicians and People of the Balearic Isles from the Alan Lomax Photo Archive – Music and Architecture in 20th Century Spain and Antoni Gaudí: Una visión poliédrica Salvador Dali: Dream of Venus. An Exhibition at the Queens Museum of Art

Conferences

Music in Art: Music Iconography as a Source for Music History – Music’s Intellectual History: Founders, Followers, and Fads – Don Quixote: The First 400 Years – Romania, Enescu, Europe – Sounding CommunitiesDisplacing the Voice: Popular Music in Spanish CinemaThe Global Reach of the FandangoEnrique Granados – A Century Later: Twenty-first Century Contexts for Nineteenth Century Musical Works – Transatlantic Malagueñas and Zapateados in Music, Song, and Dance,–The Body Questions: Celebrating the Tangled Roots of Flamenco – Transatlantic Rhythms in Music, Song, and Dance – The Challenges of Transatlantic Sound Art – Beyond the Guitar: Joaquín Rodrigo in the 21st Century

Higini Anglès Dissertation Award

2006: Mauricio Molina

Resident Scholars & Composers

Anna Cazurra – María Palacios – Iván Iglesias – Fátima Bethencourt – José Leopoldo Neri – Cristina Menzel – José Luis Palacios – Antoni Cotanda – Gonzalo Fernández Monte – Alejandra Pacheco – Amparo Porta – Francesc Vicens – Belén Vega Pichaco – María Ordiñana – Paula Bonet – Germán Gan Quesada – Julián Elvira

Artists and Ensembles in Residence

Perspectives EnsembleNew York Andalus Ensemble – Quasar Trio

Contributing Scholars

María Luisa Martínez – Adam Kent – Brook Zern – Jan De Kloe – Joseph Horowitz – Yvan Nommick – Walter Aaron Clark – Walter Frisch – Marcarmen Gómez Muntané – Susan Boynton – Anne Stone – Mauricio Molina – Enric Bou – Susan Weiss – Ischiro Fujinaga – Ninotchka Devorah Bennahum – Stuart Hodes – Carmen de Lavallade – Aaron Sherber – Candice Agree – James Mello – Carol Hess – Susana Asensio Llamas – Juan José Carreras – Grayson Wagstaff – Paul Griffiths – Jordi Pujol Baulenas – Álvaro Torrente – Sílvia Martínez – Luis Antonio González – Miguel Ángel Marín – William Craig Krause – Susan Boynton – Javier Albo – K. Meira Goldberg “La Meira” – Kiko Mora – Dwight Reynolds – Carl Davila – Juliàn Elvira – Patricia GrieveLourdes AlvarezJudith CohenJesús Rodrĺguez-VelascoManuel Pedro FerreiraBenjamin LiuCarmen Julia GutĺerrezJuan Ruiz JiménezAdam KostoRebecca MaloySusana Zapke Lucy PickSeth KimmelAlessandra CiucciDon Randel – Mercedes Cebrian – Isabel Estrada – Kathleen Vernon – María Edurne Zuazu – Erin K. Hogan – Marvin D’Lugo – Galina Bakhtiarova – Tom Whittaker – Marcela T. Garcés – Teresa M. Vilarós – Jo Labanyi – Eva Woods – Paul-Julian Smith Daniel Neumann – Jaime Oliver –  Douglas E. Geers  – Elisabeth Le Guin – Constance Valis Hill  – Raúl Rodríguez

Contributing Composers

Eneko VadilloJuan Manuel ArteroMauricio SoteloPaquito D’RiveraRoberto LópezRomán AlísSalvador BrotonsTania LeónJosep ProhensAntoni Parera FonsBenet CasablancasAnna CazurraMiquel Àngel Roig-FrancolíGabriel ErkorekaHèctor ParraJoan ValentAntón García AbrilJose Luis TurinaConsuelo Diez –  Ferrer-Molina –  Pau Vila

Performers

Adam KentAlbert DíazAlicia de LarrochaAlón YavnaiÁngel Gil-Ordoñez – Antonio López – Ari YoshiokaBenita Meshulam – Brenda Feliciano – Carmen Serrano – Lara St. JohnOriente LópezOskar Espina-RuizPaquito D’RiveraPedro CarbonéRosa MateuSybylle JohnerSylvia Torán – Laurine Celeste Fox – Maxim AnikushinDouglas RivaAlberto UrrozManuel MinguillónSamuel R. ThomasPaul HostetterSato MoughalianCarles Magraner – Mariano Parra – José Molina Quijada – Tina Ramirez – Smerald Spahiu – Anna TonnaPablo ZingerJulia MacLaine – Abigail Santos Villalobos – Jennifer Roig-Francoli – Raquel Heredia Reyes, “La Repompilla.”

Ensembles

Damocles TrioPerspectives EnsembleCelebrate OrchestraSendebarSmadarAsefaCoral Universitat de les Illes Balears Orchestra of St. LukeMAYA Capella de Ministrers

Participating Institutions and Co-Sponsoring Organizations

Fundación Juan March – Acción Cultural España (AC/E)Americas SocietyDirección General de Cooperación y Comunicación Cultural – Instituto CervantesInstitut Ramon LlullGeneralitat de CatalunyaGovern BalearKing Juan Carlos I Center of NYUMinisterio de Educación, Cultura y DeporteInstitut d’Estudis BaleàricsQueen Sofia Spanish InstituteQueens Museum of Art, NYConsulate General of SpainThe Morgan LibraryThe Guggenheim MuseumColumbia UniversityUC Riverside, Center for Latin American and Iberian Music