Last year we celebrated the memory of Joaquín Rodrido 20 years after his death with a year-long series of lectures and concerts, which included symposia at NYU's KJCC and the Instituto Cervantes Observatorio at Harvard. The Observatorio has published a special Rodrigo issue of their journal Estudios del Observatorio, which is bilingual and free to … Continue reading Special Joaquín Rodrigo Issue of the Instituto Cervantes Observatorio Journal
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
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.
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
The full text of Douglas Riva's pre-concert lecture for our April 4 performance of Rodrigo piano works is now available to read online. Click here to download or view the file. Join us for the third and final concert in the series at the Academy of Arts and Letters on May 2, which will feature … Continue reading Pre-Concert Lecture from April 4
Friends in the Boston area, we have added a discussion panel at Harvard to our Joaquín Rodrigo Festival calendar! The panel will be April 11 at the Harvard Instituto Cervantes, at 5:30 pm. It follow the same format as the one upcoming April 9 at the King Juan Carlos I Center at NYU, on Rodrigo's … Continue reading Panel at Harvard’s Instituto Cervantes
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
Thank you to everyone who attended last week's inaugural concert, sponsored by the Hispanic Society. This was the first concert in a three concert series; the next concerts will be April 4 and May 2 (2019), so look for details as those dates approach. If you were unable to attend the event, you can still … Continue reading December 6 Concert Program and Full Lecture
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
There will be a series of three chamber music concerts hosted by the Hispanic Society, beginning December 6.