CNDM presents its season 20/21


The general director of INAEM, Miguel's Amaya, next to Francisco Lorenzo, director of the National Broadcasting Music Center (CNDM), have presented this morning at a press conference the season 20/21 from said center, unit dependent on the National Institute of Performing Arts and Music (INAEM). He CNDM proposes for its eleventh season an extensive musical program that bets on supporting the sector, the recovery of the concerts canceled last season and extensive activity in the capital and the rest of the Spanish territory.

The CNDM maintains its values ​​in this new edition foundations for the recovery and dissemination of the valuable Spanish historical musical heritage, the promotion of contemporary creation, attention to less common repertoires or popular tradition, like flamenco or jazz, and the development of new audiences through various socio-educational activities, organized autonomously or in collaboration with more than a hundred national and international institutions.

– He CNDM in its eleventh season will arrange 288 different activities Madrid and others 29 Spanish cities from 12 autonomous communities, besides being in 4 foreign cities (a total of 33 different cities). Of the 230 concerts planned, 101 They will be offered in Madrid and 129 outside the Spanish capital.

– The international presence translates into 8 concerts 4 cities from 4 countries: Paris (France), London (United Kingdom), Elvas (Portugal) and Trondheim (Norway).

– The figures of Resident Composer, with the Catalan composer Joan Magrané (Reus, 1988), while the Austrian baritone Florian Boesch (Saarbrücken, 1971) will be the Resident Artist of the Lied Cycle.

– Two transversal cycles are articulated to all the programming dedicated to music in the Dresden court in the 17th and 18th centuries, #Court of Dresden, and the #ProjectClavierÜbung, to be developed by the harpsichordist and organist Benjamin Alard, giving life to some of the best pages of Johann Sebastian Bach.

We will have the absolute premiere of 57 new scores, 35 of them commissioned by the CNDM, of which more than half will be created by female composers. HE will recover 40 compositions of the Spanish musical heritage that will see its premiere in modern times this season.

– The season will feature essential artists of different genres such as Jakub Jozef Orliński, one of the sensations of the international baroque scene; the great Vivica Genaux next to Fabio Biondi and his Europa Galante giving life to the opera Argippo Vivaldi; the pianist Christian Zacharias next to Azahar Ensemble; set Café Zimmermann, Il Giardino Armonico, he Emerson Quartet or the essential Jordi Savall. We will also listen to figures like the jazz pianist Brad Meldhau, the legendary Ute Lemper, Alba Molina placeholder image, component of a great flamenco saga, or to the renovator of fado Katia Guerreiro, among others.

– This season the biennial appointment will be held again Only music! that in its edition 2021 presents “Seven sevenths“, a marathon of four concerts that will take place in a single day in the Symphonic Hall of the National Music Auditorium. In this great musical party the seven “seventh” Haydn symphonies, Mozart, Bruckner, Beethoven, Dvořák, Mahler and Shostakovich performed by the best national orchestras under the baton of the North American conductor James Conlon.

– Education will play a relevant role again, with 58 activities, almost all free, in 13 Spanish cities, in coproduction with 14 academic institutions and a primary and secondary education center in the Community of Madrid, that will participate in the tenth edition of the Pedagogical Project "We all create".

– The CNDM will collaborate in the season 20/21 with 153 public institutions and private entities and will incorporate new alliances, among others, with Palace of Catalan Music and the International Festival of Music and Dance in Granada.

– The institution has focused on reschedule those concerts and cycles affected by the health emergency declared last March. A) Yes, have relocated in the new season 64 concerts, practically all of those that had to be canceled, giving priority to Spanish artists and groups, with the preferred objective of strengthening the fabric and the music industry of our country. Those concerts of the season 19/20 that could not be reprogrammed in the 20/21 will be located in the following.
He National Dissemination Center Musical (CNDM), organizational unit of the National Institute of Performing Arts and Music (INAEM), proposes for your eleventh season an extensive program that maintains its spirit of recovery and dissemination of our vast historical heritage and cultured popular music such as flamenco and jazz, as well as support for the current creation and development of new audiences through the various activities organized autonomously or in collaboration with more than a hundred national and international institutions.

The season 2020/2021 It is composed of a total of 288 activities that will take place from the 16 September 2020 al 14 July 2021. The program will take place in Madrid and other 28 Spanish cities 12 autonomous communities, to which we must add 4 foreign cities with 8 concerts around Paris (France), London (United Kingdom), Elvas (Portugal) and Trondheim (Norway), until reaching a total of 33 different cities, with a wide range of concerts, educational sessions, interpretation courses, master classes and lectures by leading performers and creators. Total, will occur 230 concerts, with music from the 12th to the 21st century, of which 129 will be offered outside the Spanish capital.

The concerts organized in Madrid spread, again, in 10 cycles developed in its three usual spaces: he National Music Auditorium, he Teatro de la Zarzuela and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Nnchhahris): Baroque universe (Symphonic Hall and Chamber Hall), Series 20/21, Borders, Liceo de Cámara XXI, Andalucía Flamenca, Jazz at the Auditorium, Lied Y Bach Vermouth. To all the aforementioned, we must add the tenth edition of the pedagogical and social project "We all create", that will be dedicated to the topic “Shadows of the Cathedral”.

In the next season the CNDM increases its collaborations until 153 public institutions and private entities. A) Yes, will co-produce the XVIII cycle Historical Music of Leon -Together with the Ciudad de León Auditorium and the City Council-, the current music cycles of Badajoz, Malpartida de Cáceres (Vostell Malpartida Museum), Segovia Y Valencia (Festival TOGETHER) and the cycles baroque in Oviedo Y Salamanca, in addition to the concerts co-produced by the cathedral councils and included in the series El Órgano en las Catedrales. Likewise, in co-production with Palace of Catalan Music and the Franz Schubert Association the Schubertíada, while other stable co-productions with the festivals international music of Cádiz, Sevilla Y Úbeda-Baeza. In this new season the CNDM will once again co-produce the Festival de Música Antigua en Betanzos.
In Palencia the II Festival of Medieval and Renaissance Music Palencia Antiqva, that could not be held this year due to the health emergency.

The CNDM will also promote its activity in the field of jazz with the aim of contributing to the development of a stable national circuit for this genre where it will value its main performers. A) Yes, the institution will present a new cycle, Oviedo Jazz, in co-production with the Municipal Foundation of the City Council of the Asturian capital, and will co-produce again Salamanca Jazz, next to the University of Salamanca. Similarly, the CNDM will once again collaborate with the Madrid Jazz Festival.

Beethoven Actual Y Beethoven powder Liszt will be held in Murcia and Cuenca respectively, rescheduled in both cities the concerts suspended in their season cycles 19/20.

The international program repeats the collaboration for the sixth year with the Portuguese town of Elvas and for the fourth year with him Trondheim Baroque Music Festival (Norway) and a concert will be held in Paris (France). Likewise, he London Baroque Music Festival 2020, in co-production with the Instituto Cervantes, inside of Europe project, will reserve a section for Spanish music of the Golden Age, that will summarize in five concerts more than two centuries of Spanish music between instrumental and vocal pieces, y holy things;, theater, songbooks, dances and sonatas, including several premieres in modern times, brought to life on St John Smith Square by some of our best specialist interpreters. Total, on an international level, will be scheduled 8 concerts 4 cities.

In the section of CNDM residences, in this installment the Resident Composer it will be Joan Magrané (Reus, 1988), a creator who, despite his youth, has reached high levels of recognition nationally and internationally. Throughout this season we will know in depth the sound universe of this composer, of which we will hear a total of 17 works, between them, 4 prèmieres (three chamber music and a symphonic work, Ritual, to be performed by the National Orchestra of Spain at the National Auditorium). In the Reina Sofía Museum we can enjoy a wide selection of his works in different formats, including several absolute premieres, commissions from the CNDM, by Sigma Project, O Vos Omnes et Ensemble,, el Ensemble Telemachus, the Diotima Quartet and the pianist Noelia Rodiles. His work can also be heard in several of the cities of Circuits, as Badajoz, Alicante and Barcelona.

As artist in Residence of the Lied Cycle, the CNDM has this season with the Austrian baritone Florian Boesch (Saarbrücken, 1971), one of the most prominent interpreters of Songs of our time. With extensive experience both in concert halls and in opera houses, Boesch will offer three concerts in the Lied Cycle of the Teatro de La Zarzuela, in which you can see the levels of maturity and expressiveness that his voice has reached. Throughout three sessions and accompanied by the pianist Malcolm Martineau, the singer will tackle a selection of Songs Schubert and Wolf as well as the cycles Six monologues from "Jedermann" de Frank Martin, Winterreise Schubert and Travel book from the österreichischen Alps by Ernst Krenek.

The programing 20/21 of the CNDM will consist of two transverse cycles. #Court of Dresden will bring the public closer, through 8 concerts, the music of this German court, which in the 16th century had already become an important political and cultural center. The concerts that make up the cycle reflect the brilliance of this court, in his mix of religious music, operatic, orchestral and chamber through repertoires linked to the same. #ProjectClavierÜbung, revolves around the collection of keyboard compositions that Johann Sebastian Bach published in his lifetime and which includes some of the most brilliant pages that the genius from Leipzig composed throughout his career. The great French harpsichordist and organist Benjamin Alard, one of the most accredited interpreters of the music of the great composer, will offer two recitals to the harpsichord within the Baroque Universe cycle in the Chamber Hall and a third to the organ within the Bach Vermouth cycle. He #ProjectClavierÜbung will continue in the next season with other 3 recitals, also in charge of Benjamin Alard.

In this new season, the the recovery of our valuable historical musical heritage with 40 premieres in modern times. Likewise, the traditional appointment with our lesser known lyrical repertoire is maintained with the concert version of the baroque zarzuela Jupiter and Semele, by Antonio de Literes in charge of Al Ayre Spanish under the direction of the specialist Eduardo López Banzo and starring a luxury cast of national voices. You will see its premiere in modern times works by Antonio Gallego, Juan Hidalgo, Jose de Herrando, Carlos Patiño or Juan Manuel de la Puente, in charge of the best groups and specialist Spanish interpreters. And we will also attend two important milestones: the premieres in Spain, in concert, from Giulio Cesare in Egitto Haendel (in his version of 1725), within the Baroque Universe cycle and the opera by Vivaldi Argippo, within the framework of the Seville Ancient Music Festival and one day later at the National Music Auditorium.

The CNDM maintains its policy of support for contemporary creation, with 57 prèmieres, 35 of which are commissions of the CNDM to renowned authors and young promises, more than a half, composers, whose works will see the light both on the Madrid stages and on national and international circuits, Performed by leading Spanish and foreign musicians and formations. further, this year we pay tribute to two key figures of the last decades, Cristobal Halffter Y Luis de Pablo, when they met ninety years of their births.

Series 20/21 starts with two concerts-tribute to Cristobal Halffter Y Luis de Pablo, that will be in charge, respectively, from Bambú Set next to music and the group Sound Workshop. After a new edition of the SGAE-CNDM Foundation Young Composers Award, we will attend the concert "a tres" by the cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, clarinetist Mark Simpson and pianist Pierre Laurent-Aimard. The resident composer of the CNDM, Joan Magrané, will be the protagonist of five concerts, the first of them in charge of Sigma Project, with the absolute premiere of Song & lie by the Catalan author. After listening to the Trío Untitled, Series 20/21 will give way to Diotima Quartet, who will perform the first three string quartets by Magrané, Meanwhile he All you ensemble O will contrast works by the Renaissance composer Josquin Desprez with those of Joan Magrané. American cellist Kathleen Balfe take on the challenge of preparing ten new scores, fruit of the new edition of the "Workshop of women composers", joint initiative of the CNDM and the Spanish Music Festival of Cádiz. An evening will follow with Spanish Brass, one of the oldest brass quintets on the Spanish scene; after, Noelia Rodiles, solid value of Spanish piano, will shape a repertoire that will unite works by Joan Magrané and Schubert. The musical proposal will continue with the concert of the Sinfonietta of the Reina Sofía School of Music. Already in the final stretch of the cycle, we will attend the absolute premiere of Halfway through life, commissioned by the CNDM to Mauricio Sotelo, starring the singer Archangel and the violinist Leticia Moreno. He Telemachus set will close the loop with Absolute premieres of the works commissioned by Casa Velázquez and the CNDM to their respective resident composers from the last two seasons.

Symphonic Baroque Universe this season will consist of eight concerts, one of them extraordinary, in which Café Zimmermann, the ensemble founded by the violinist Pablo Valetti and the harpsichord player Celine Frisch, will address the entirety of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos. The cycle will offer other great incentives, like the concert we will hear from the young Polish countertenor Jakub Jozef Orliński, one of the great sensations of the international baroque scene. We also highlight the concert of Al Ayre Spanish, with Eduardo López Banzo in front, in which J will be heardúpiter y Semele O The havoc on finesse, zarzuela by Antonio de Literes de 1718 and rescued by López Banzo in 2003; This work will be performed by a lavish national cast made up of Sabina Puértolas, Maria Espada Y Maite Beaumont, among other great national voices. Collegium 1704 will shape the Magnificat by Bach and will premiere in Spain the Mass of All Saints the Jan Dismas Zelenka, within the transversal cycle #CortedeDresde.

Meanwhile, Robert King and his King’s Consort they will interpret the haendelian oratorio Esther. Later, Lionel Meunier, in front of the prestigious The voice of the Light, will offer a program based on works by Bernhard, Steffani and von Biber. Then, Fabio Biondi Y Europa Galante, next to Vivica Genaux and a cast of great singers, they will offer Vivaldi's opera Argippo, one day after its premiere in modern times in Seville. The proposal for Universo Barroco in the Symphonic Hall will close with the premiere in Spain of the version of 1725 from Giulio Cesare in Egitto Haendel, which provide Andrea Marcon Y La Cetra Barockorchester Basel, starring Emoke Baráth and with a cast of great national voices such as Carlos Mena, Juan Sancho Y José Antonio López.

Baroque Universe in the Chamber Room will offer 16 concerts, one of them extraordinary, in which Jordi Savall will present a journey through European music between the 16th and 18th centuries. Other proposals are the two concerts that it will offer Les Arts Florissants, in which the formation of Paul Agnew will close his "integral" of the five-voice madrigals by Gesualdo, the new violinist project Lina Tur Bonet Y Alchemy Music -that proposes a journey through the Italian instrumental music of the XVII- or the Haendelian monograph of Apotheosis. The Academy of Pleasure from Fahmi Alqhai will present wailing, an approach to the dark vision of the terrible middle years of the seventeenth century (Thirty Years War) through the works of musicians who lived through that time, como Matthias Weckmann o Dietrich Buxtehude. López Banzo and his Al Ayre Spanish will offer the historical recovery program “¡Ay, beautiful splendor!”. Great baroque Christmas carols, in whose repertoire the teacher José de Torres and his disciple Juan Francés de Iribarren share a leading role. Benjamin Alard, one of the most recognized Bachiano harpsichord players worldwide, will offer two of the three concerts this season dedicated to the works of Bach for keyboard that make up the transversal # ProyectoClavier-Übung. Along with the French mezzo-soprano Delphine Galou, Ottavio Dantone will propose, leading his Accademia Bizantina, an Italian Baroque program. Ignacio Prego, leading New Tiento, will provide an intense program around nature with the soprano Nuria Rial and the piper Maurice Steger. Marcel Ponseele and his group The gardellino trace an overview of the music created in the 18th century in Dresden, axis of one of the transversal cycles of this season. Meanwhile, Emilio Moreno and his Royal Chamber will bring to the public the work of the Jesuit and Sevillian musician Francisco José de Castro; the Retreat, with Josetxu Obregón in front and accompanied by two young female soloists, will immerse us in one of the genres whose signs Scarlatti redefined over the course of almost eight hundred works: the chamber cantata, some of which will see their premiere in modern times at this concert. The music of the Dresden court will also be the central axis of the concert that will pose Andsprings of Arnadí next to the famous Vivica Genaux, with works, among others, de Johann Adolph Hasse. Finally, Il Giardino Armonico, with Giovanni Antonini in front, will bring us a project aboutMusic and migrant musicians in the Europe of the Renaissance and the first Baroque ”.

He CNDM and the Andalusian Institute of Flamenco, present in co-production a new edition of their Madrid cycle Andalucía Flamenca, that will once again be the appointment of the best artists of yesterday and today of this art: Antonia Contreras Y Fabiola Perez 'The Fabi', united in a concert under the genre of "Andalucía Cantaora"; Lela Soto Y Mari Pena, also together in the recital "La mujer en el cante". singers José Valencia Y Rafael de Utrera they will star in another evening. Meanwhile, Alba Molina placeholder image, continuator of a famous flamenco saga, will show us the best of his art. The cycle will continue with the cantaor Pedro ‘the Granaíno’, the guitarists Rycardo Moreno Y Diego del Morao and will close with a performance by Maria Earthquake.

Jazz at the Auditorium returns with a roster of great international names and a relevant representation of national jazz. Brad Mehldau, one of the essential musicians of modern jazz will star in the two extraordinary concerts of the season with an intimate evening on piano solo in the Chamber Hall and a later one in the Symphonic Hall in trio format with Brad Mehldau Trio; the program continues with Marco Mezquida, what will revisit a Beethoven, he CMS Trio, formed by three exceptional musicians –Perico Sambeat, Javier Colina Y Marc miralta-, the pianist Joey Calderazzo, duet with John Patitucci, the veterans The Cookers and the formation Valencia Jazz Top 7.
The program is completed with the Roman pianist Enrico Pieranunzi, the trio led by the Galician Abe Rábade, and the Andrea Motis Quintet, headed by one of the young sensations of recent Spanish jazz.

The cycle Borders presents 10 concerts, two of them extraordinary and starring respectively two artists of very different profiles: the fascinating and polyhedral Ute Lemper, and the influential Max Richter, Multi-award-winning pianist-composer of contemporary music and cult author of some of the most acclaimed soundtracks in today's cinema and television series. In the Chamber Room we can attend the performance of the pianist Rosa Torres-Pardo with “Classics at cabaret”, next to Clara Muñiz and poems by Luis García Montero and the parallel journey of Alternative History Quartet between Sting themes, Led Zeppelin and Genesis and 17th century songs. We will also attend the presentation in concert in Spain of the pianist's ambitious touring project Rudolf Buchbindger Diabelli 2020, that brings together the famous Diabelli variations by Beethoven and eleven new commissions, carried out by the CNDM and various institutions and international concert halls, composers of the stature of Tan Dun, Toshio Hosokawa, Max Richter, Rodion shchedrin, Johannes Maria Staud o Jörg Widmann, among others, and that the pianist has recently published with German Grammophon.

Icelandic will follow Víkingur Ólafsson - also signatory of an award-winning record project, DebussyRameau, around which his recital will revolve- or the concert “to three” around Bach who will star Antonio Serrano (harmonica), Pablo Martín Caminero (violone and double bass) Y Daniel Oyarzabal (key and fender rhodes). The program is completed with a recital by the Catalan Maria Rodés and its delicate songbook and the ensemble of the pianist from Madrid Moses P. Sánchez, that will bring us closer to his vision of Bartók's work from a contemporary perspective. Katia Guerreiro, representative of the generation of fadistas who have revitalized the genre in the last quarter of a century, will put the finishing touch to this cycle.

The new edition of the successful Bach Vermouth will offer eight concerts in Madrid that will bring together the most prestigious organists of today. To the recitals of this cycle it is necessary to add another eight concerts framed in the cycle The organ in cathedrals, that will take place in Valencia, Murcia, Bilbao, Logroño, Barcelona, Santiago de Compostela, Tui and Segovia. We will listen between both cycles to Christian Schmitt, Herman Jordaan, Iveta Apkalna, Alberto Sáez Puente, Benjamin Alard, Gunther Rost, Paolo Oreni, Olivier Latry, Daniel Oyarzabal next to the percussionist Joan Castelló, Aaron Ribas, Enrique Martin Laguna, Jean-Baptiste Robin, David Briggs, Jordi Vergés Y Thomas Hospital.

Liceo de Cámara XXI is made up of 16 concerts, one of them extraordinary starring the duo formed by the brothers Isata y Sheku Kanneh-Mason. The cycle will feature the trio Vibrart, the young man Azahar Ensemble with pianist Christian Zacharias, Gautier Capuçon Y Gabriela montero; and the Cuarteto Quiroga Y Juan Manuel Cañizares, with the absolute premiere of his String Quintet No. 1, commissioned by the CNDM. The public can also enjoy the Modigliani Quartet next to Clemens and Veronika Hagen -with the world premiere of a new string quartet by the British Mark-Anthony Turnage-, and Doric Quartet next to the brilliant pianist Benjamin Grosvenor. We will attend the musical journey that the quartet formed by Nikita Boriso-Glebsky, Maxim Rysanov Y Narek Hakhnazaryan with a well-known pianist among us as he is Nikolái Lugansky. He Gerhard Quartet will perform the Quartet No. 2 by Ramon Humet -composed recently for the group, together with works by Debussy and Bartók; we will also listen to Renaud Capuçon Y Beatrice Rana, to the great Emerson Quartet, and will also return to Isabelle Faust in "nonet format", with some of the best soloists of the moment. They will be followed by the quartet Belcea next to Amihai Penny and the Weaver, and already in the final stretch of the cycle, will be heard Schumann Quartet with soprano Katharina Konradi. The closing will be Elias Quartet with the tenor Mark Padmore.

He Lied, in its twenty-seventh edition in the Teatro de la Zarzuela will bring together one more year some of the best voices of the genre in ten concerts, three of which will be borne by the artist in Residence of said cycle this season, the Austrian baritone Florian Boesch. The program will also feature voices such as those of Juliane Banse, Sabine Devieilhe, Matthew Polenzani, Christian Gerhaher, countertenor Bejun Mehta, Christoph Prégardien Y Nuria Rial.

The CNDM maintains interest in incentivize and promote The incorporation of new audiences to its different informative and educational programs with 58 activities, almost all free, in 12 Spanish cities, in coproduction with 14 academic institutions: seven Spanish universities (Oviedo, Lion, Salamanca, Complutense of Madrid, Granada, Cádiz and CEU), five Spanish Conservatories of Music (Alicante, Badajoz, Merida, Madrid and Oviedo), and a primary and secondary educational center of the Community of Madrid (who will participate in the tenth edition of the Pedagogical Project “We all believe”, coordinated by the pedagogue Fernando Palacios and dedicated this year to “Shadows of the Cathedral”). In the University of Salamanca will take place, for the eighth year, an intense program of master classes and interpreting workshops of a transversal nature, focused on the field of ancient and baroque music “historically informed”. And in the Ciudad de León Auditorium the X Course of Baroque Vocal Interpretation, annually taught by the director, harpsichordist and musicologist Eduardo López Banzo.

The discounts for youth under 30 years, with various offers and important advantages in the acquisition of tickets or season tickets, especially through the Last Minute program (with a discount from 60%, for seats purchased from one hour before the start of the concerts) and stable agreements with numerous schools so that students who actively participate in the courses and cycles co-produced jointly, can attend for free to concerts and other activities programmed by the center in different Spanish cities. They will also benefit from last minute discount the unemployed and the discount of 20% for all students, groups of more than 20 people and over 65 years, and that of 50% to large families.

This year, ticket sales will take place in two phases. For the "Preseason", comprising the concerts scheduled in Madrid between the months of September and December, there will only be single tickets and they may acquire from 21 of July. The "season", which will include the concerts scheduled in the capital between the months of January and June will have season tickets and single tickets. The acquisition of these locations may be carried out from autumn and will be reported later on all the details, depending on the measures dictated by the Community of Madrid.

The entrances of the preseason of the cycles programmed in the National Music Auditorium and the Teatro de la Zarzuela can be purchased between 21 Y 29 July and from 1 September at the box office of the National Music Auditorium and the INAEM national theaters, and from the same date (21 of July) and uninterruptedly also in and phone service 902 22 49 49.

Tickets for all concerts scheduled in autumn at the Symphony hall will have a cost between the 5 and the 30 euros and those programmed in the Chamber Room among the 10 Y 20 euros. He XXVII Cycle of Lied of the Teatro de la Zarzuela, keeps your locations 4 a 35 euros, Y Series 20/21 programmed into the Reina Sofia Museum will keep the free access until the capacity of the room is complete.

He National Dissemination Center Musical (CNDM) has a staff of sixteen people, between officials and contracted. The images of the season 20/21 they are the designer's work Francesc Freixes (“PacoDesign”), who has applied his minimalist style to the image of the new CNDM season as well as to each of the cycles that make it up, summarizing with expressiveness and imagination the essence of each one of them.