Rodrigo’s 20th Anniversary in Review

As the academic year comes to a close, we'd like to review our Joaquín Rodrigo: The Guitar and Beyond festival, which commemorates the memory of composer on the 20th anniversary of his death. We were honored to have the composer's daughter, Cecilia Rodrigo, Marquise of the Gardens of Aranjuez and President of the Fundación Victoria y … Continue reading Rodrigo’s 20th Anniversary in Review

May 2 Pre-Concert Lecture

Douglas Riva's pre-concert lecture for our last concert with the Hispanic Society for the Rodrigo Festival are now available to read. The May 2 concert highlighted Rodrigo's dance music, arranged for guitar, flute, and voice. Download Click the button above to view or download the lecture.

Dance Music for Guitar, Flute, and Voice

Just as a reminder, next week, May 2, we will have our final concert in the series co-sponsored by the Hispanic Society! The final concert will feature classical Spanish dances for guitar, flute and voice. Anna de la Paz will be dancing, with mezzo-soprano Anna Tonna, Graduate Center guitarist Federico Díaz, and flutist Svjetlana Kabalin. … Continue reading Dance Music for Guitar, Flute, and Voice

Details of Upcoming Piano Music Concert, April 4

We are delighted to announce the details of the next concert in our chamber music series, co-sponsored by the Hispanic Society. The April 4 concert will feature music for piano, performed by Douglas Riva and Isabel Pérez Dobarro, including Cuatro piezas (4 Pieces), A l'ombre de Torre Bermeja (In the Shadow of the Torre Bermeja), … Continue reading Details of Upcoming Piano Music Concert, April 4

Panel at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at New York University

We will have a discussion panel on the life and works of Joaquín Rodrigo, with Walter A. Clark (UC Riverside), Isabel Perez Dobarro, Antoni Pizà (Foundation for Iberian Music), Douglas Riva, Javier Suárez-Pajares (visiting scholar at the Graduate Center's Brook Center), and special guest Cecilia Rodrigo, daughter of the composer (founder of Ediciones Joaquín Rodrigo … Continue reading Panel at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at New York University