Pablo Garcia-Lopez

the tenor Pablo Garcia-Lopez return the 3 March to the stage of Great Theater of Córdoba, your natal city, to offer a program of songs by Spanish authors, including Oscar Esplá, Eduardo Toldrá, Failure, Turina or Antón García Abril.

“It is a program that I know very well and for which I have great affection. I am a great defender of the Spanish concert song, which unfortunately I think is missing, especially in men's performances, so the Córdoba concert is an excellent occasion to rescue and value this great repertoire ", points out the tenor.

Not in vain, some of the songs from the day's concert 3 March are included in the disc Routes, recorded by Pablo García-López with Aurelio Viribay at the piano in 2020. Those of Toldrá and Esplá, of the best known of this concert, for example, “They are songs with which I have grown up –explains Pablo García-López- and thanks to them I started to love Spanish music ".

Both the Spanish song and the lied, that the tenor knew deeply in his years of residence in Germany, they are genres with which he connects very well emotionally and technically, so they are an important part of his repertoire and his career.

Pablo García-López will perform in Córdoba on 3 of March, after his last job in January this year in Manon Lescaut, Puccini, in Baluarte de Pamplona. His next engagement places him in May at the Zurich Opera, with Whim, Richard Strauss.

GREAT THEATER OF CÓRDOBA

THE SPANISH SONG

3 March 2021 (time to be determined)

Pablo Garcia-Lopez, tenor

Orquesta de Córdoba

Director: Carlos Dominguez-Nieto

I

PABLO LUNA (1879-1942): The spanish song – The jewish boy (1918) – Orchestral version

OSCAR ESPLÁ (1889-1976): Beach songs (1930)

ANTÓN GARCÍA APRIL (1933*): Song of the White Night (1992)

EDUARD TOLDRÁ (1895-1962): Three Castilian songs (1941), The cheerful zagala (Orq.-Ros Marbá), Mother some eyes I saw (Orq.-Toldrá), No one can be happy (Orq.-Ros Marbá)

JESÚS GURIDI (1886-1961): Loving of the “10 Basque melodies” (1940)

II

FREDERIC MOMPOU (1893-1987): Sleep combat (1950)

TOMAS BRETON (1850-1923): Gypsy pole “Andalusian scenes” (1894)

JOAQUÍN TURINA (1882-1949): Poem in the form of songs, on. 19 (1917) Dedication, Never forget, The two fears, You will sing

MANUEL de FALLA (1882-1949): Jota de “The Three-Cornered Hat” (1919)

Photography © Javierr Salas

Anita Rachvelisvili

The 'mezzo-soprano' Anita Rachvelishvili Debuts in Palau de les Arts this Sunday, 17 from January, with songs of Chaikovski, Failure, Rajmaninov and Tosti in the Main Hall at 18.00 hours.

The Georgian interpreter, one of the great divas of the current operatic scene, inaugurates the Les Arts activity in 2021 with this recital within the cycle ‘Les Arts és Lied’. Accompanied by the prestigious pianist Vincenzo Scalera, the 'mezzo-soprano' proposes a varied program for your visit to Valencia in which you will show off your versatility and seductive voice.

True to his commitment to vindicate the musical culture of his country, Rachvelishvili will begin the evening with 'The sun has faded', of his compatriot Otar Taktakishvili, to immerse yourself in the great names of the Russian repertoire, with lyrical pieces by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Sergei Rachmaninov. The Slavic pieces will give way to the Italian Francisco Tosti with 'Non t'amo più', 'Ideal' y 'Sadness', to conclude with ‘Seven popular Spanish songs’ by Manuel de Falla.

For those interested, the seats for the recital of Anita Rachvelishvili within the cycle ‘Les Arts és Lied’ have a price range that oscillates between 20 Y 40 euros.

Arts, In its commitment to diversify audiences and address all forms of musical expression, it brings together the most recognized stars of the international circuit in this section of the program.

The next dates of ‘Les Arts és Lied’ include performances by the baritone Christian Gerhaher (12 February), one of the highest authorities in this musical form, la consagrada soprano Sonia Yoncheva (25 of April) y René Pape (16 of May), considered by critics as the best bass of his generation.

Anita Rachvelishvili

Georgian 'mezzo-soprano' Anita Rachvelishvili is one of the most recognized singers of today. He started his international career in 1999 with his debut in ‘Carmen’ at La Scala with Jonas Kaufmann, under the baton of Daniel Barenboim, after passing through the prestigious academy of the Milan Coliseum.

It did not take him long to re-embody the emblematic role in theaters such as the Metropolitan, German Opera de Berlín, the Staatsoper in Munich and Berlin, Seattle operas, San Francisco, Chicago, Dresden and Rome or the Verona Arena.

Likewise, has been acclaimed at the Paris Opéra, Covent Garden and the Vienna Staatsoper, among other temples of lyric. His first album, which collects a selection of famous arias for 'mezzo-soprano', has received formidable critical acclaim.

The San Lorenzo de El Escorial Auditorium Theater Summer Festival presents the cycle of concerts of the prestigious International courses Matisse, a classic summer nights in the mountains of Madrid. The five concerts in the cycle will take place on 11, 13, 20, 21 Y 26 July at 20.00 h. -except Sunday 21, starting at 19.00 h.-.

The cycle opens 11 July with a charity concert in favor of the children of the congregation of Santa María de Leuca de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, which will be borne by the soprano Cecilia Lavilla Berganza and the pianist Miguel Ituarte. A performance in which pieces of Manuel García, Hector Berlioz, Amadeo Vives and Cécile Chaminade.

The concert of the 13 July will be instrumental, with a first part in which Alfonso Aguirre will play the guitar scores of Abel Carlevaro (American Prelude # 3 ‘Field’), Agustín Barrios Mangoré (Cathedral) or Leo Brower (Three notes), among others. In the second part, the cellist Kathryn Price and the pianist Charles Matthews will delight the public with the Sonata in G minor Opus 19 by Sergey Rachmaninov.

Victor del Valle (piano), Carole Petitdemange (fiddle), Carmen Solis (soprano) and Alisa Labzina (piano), will be in charge of the recital of the day 20, in which they will perform songs by Francis Poulenc, Giacomo Puccini or Albert Alcaraz. The next day, he 21 of July, Ludwig Van Beethoven will sound (Seven variations on the ‘Bei Männern, what love ’de Mozart feel), Manuel de Falla (Spanish Folk Suite), Astor Piazzolla (The Grand Tango) o Pablo Sarasate (Habanera Op. 21, No 2), among others, by the hand of Carlos Vesperinas (cello), Carlos Negro (piano), Paula Sastre (fiddle) and Charles Matthews (piano).

As a final climax, he 26 July a concert will be held with all the teachers of the 32nd edition of the Matisse International Courses. Patricia Arauzo will pass through the stage (piano), Hilary E. Fielding (cello), Alisa Labzina (piano), Carmen Solis (soprano), Kathryn Price (cello), Juan Llinares (fiddle), Sasha Crisan (cello) and Charles Matthews (piano).

International courses Matisse
As part of the cultural and training activities that during 32 years have been developing at the Matisse Art Center, The Matisse International Music Course stands out for its quality and prestige. A meeting that held its first edition in August 1988 as closing of the I Cycle of Music and Theater in the Royal National Heritage Sites, and that today expresses its maturity and artistic solidity thanks to the participation of more than 2.000 students of various nationalities, that over more than twenty years have been trained under the watchful eye of renowned teachers from all over Spain and Europe.

The demand and quality of the educational offer, the dissemination of music through lectures and master classes, along with the beauty of the different historical and cultural spaces of the Royal Site in which it has been developing throughout its fourteen editions, have turned this Course into an open stage that increasingly interests music professionals, students, aficionados, critics, specialists and the general public.

One of the main festivals in our country
Consolidated as one of the main festivals in Spain, music, opera and dance fill the nights of the Madrid sierra 6 July to 9 of August.

In addition to the Matisse International Courses cycle, in July the Summer Festival hosts the performance of Paquito D’Rivera (day 12), the concert of the Young Choir of Andalusia (day 14), the show tribute to Lorca Bernarda’s Backstage de Winged Cranes (19 of July), the opera Madama Butterfly G. Puccini with Ainhoa ​​Arteta as protagonist (25 Y 27 of July) or the premiere in the Community of Madrid of El Quijote del Plata of the Sodre National Ballet (30 of July), among other shows.

Ramón Grau

The new appointment of the Notes cycle Ambigú of the Teatro de la Zarzuela It is one of those high-flying. He young prodigy pianist Ramón Grau (Úbeda, Jaén, 1989) He proposes a program dedicated entirely to Spanish music composed for piano, and composers “guests” They can not be better chosen: Isaac Albeniz, Enrique Granados and Manuel de Falla. The appointment is today, Tuesday 18 from December, from 20h00, with the sold out.

From Albéniz, the lucky audience will enjoy 'Spanish Suite, on. 47’ and 'Evocación’ and 'Triana’ of the ‘Suite Iberia’, considered one of the greatest works composed for this instrument. As to Granados, Grau perform two of the pieces lcomponen ‘Goyescas’: The bubbler’ and 'the lamp Fandango'. And close the concert with the 'Fantasy baetica’ from Failure.

He Teatro de la Zarzuela It will thus become a space different concerts thanks to his new ambigú; increasingly full of life. Coffee will again be exclusive and privileged music room, where what matters is the proximity between artists and the public; the inspiring privacy which it can hardly be achieved in a large concert hall.

A concert Ramón Grau They preceded those of Chapel Ministrers on the music of the Spanish Golden Age, the bass Rubén Amoretti dedicated to the tango and the Marina Monzó Y Rubén Fernández Aguirre on compositions Manuel Garcia and Gioachino Rossini, and will follow those of the singer and actor Ángel Ruiz with 'Boleros' (21 from January), the show Enrique Viana 'Night at the Prado', which will be performed twice in the ambigú Theater (14 Y 15 February) and one in the auditorium Prado Museum (22 February), he trio Arbós with the second installment of 'Chamber Music' (1 of April), baritone Joan Martin-Royo with Felipe Pedrell ' (28 of May), soprano Sonia de Munck with Antonio Machado ' (24 of June) and singer and actress Sylvia Parejo with 'Golden Musical' (1 of July).

Javier Perianes

Javier Perianes, one of the greatest pianists projection of the current music scene, ha diseñado un programa que vincula la obra de Debussy, Albéniz Y Failure para el recital que ofrecerá el próximo 29 in March National Music Auditorium in Madrid in the cycle Great Performers Foundation Scherzo. Farfetched conjecture universes Albeniz and Falla without the fundamental reference of France. Imposible intuir tantas páginas de la música gala sin las claves del folclore hispano. Todo esencializado en La Puerta del vino, el preludio en el que Debussy – que nunca estuvo en Granada – captó la magia de La Alhambra. Como preámbulo, la música mágica de Schubert, tan vinculada, ya desde sus inicios, al pianismo puro de Perianes.

National Music Award 2012, la carrera internacional de Javier Perianes abarca cinco continentes con conciertos que le han llevado a algunas de las salas más prestigiosas del mundo y a trabajar con directores como Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Charles Dutoit, Lorin Maazel, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Vasily Petrenko, Daniel Harding, Yuri Temirkanov, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Vladimir Jurowski, Sakari Oramo, Jesus Lopez Cobos, Josep Pons, Juanjo Mena O Pablo Heras-Casado, y con orquestas como la Filarmónica de Viena, Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, San Francisco, Atlanta, Cleveland, New York Philharmonic, London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Concertgebouw y Orchestre de Paris, among other.

La temporada actual de Perianes incluye debuts junto a la Philharmonia Orchestra, Münchner Philharmoniker, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Finnish y Swedish Radio symphony orchestras y una gira de recitales por Norteamérica y Sudamérica (Washington, NY, Vancouver, San Francisco, Quito, Bogotá, Lima, Santiago de Chile y Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires).

Artista exclusivo del sello harmonia mundi, esta temporada presenta un proyecto dedicado a las sonatas D.960 y D. 664 Schubert, que aparece este mes de marzo en el sello harmonia mundi, y el pasado mes de septiembre registró en vivo el Concierto Nr. 3 de Bartók junto a la Münchner Philharmoniker y Pablo Heras- Casado así como el Concierto en Sol de Ravel junto a la Orchestre de Paris y Josep Pons. El anterior álbum de Perianes, “Encuentro,” junto a la cantaora Estrella Morente, está dedicado a las canciones de Lorca y Falla así como al Amor Brujo para piano solo.

La 22ª temporada del Ciclo de Grandes Intérpretes fue inaugurada por el pianista Daniil Trifonov. Between January and November 2017 a dozen concerts are scheduled: nueve recitales de piano y un concierto extraordinario de la Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar junto al Orfeó Català el próximo jueves 16 de Marzo. The 22nd edition of the Great Interpreters Cycle will bring together musicians of the stature of Grigory Sokolov, Christian Zacharias, Angela Hewitt, Vladimir Ashkenazy O Piotr Anderzewski.

 

Francisco Valero-Terribas

The ascending musical director Francisco Valero-Terribas will rise during the month of April podium Palau de la Música, to the Teatro Monumental in Madrid and of Baluard Palma de Mallorca to lead the Orquesta de Valencia, to Sinfónica de RTVE Yet the Symphony of the Balearic Islands, respectively. The maestro Valero-Terribas, recognized as "a real eye opener" for his acclaimed participation in some of the contests and specialized festivals most prestigious international -Nikolai Malko Competition, Lucerne Festival, Cabrillo Music Festival and Contemporary Järvi Suvefestival- reviewed in these commitments a comprehensive program ranging from Baroque to the twentieth century. This is, precisely, a constant in the career of the young Valencian musician, a restless spirit that has forged an eclectic repertoire and innovative. Thus at the Palau de la Música Valencia (Sala Rodrigo, 23/III) direct you to the solo Silvia Vázquez Y Marina Rodríguez-Cusi and Eutherpe Chamber Orchestra in a program works Händel, Bach Y Pergolesi, returning to the same stage, then in command of the Orquesta de Valencia (11/IV) with works Dvorák, Strauss, Failure Y Granados.

A few days later (21/IV) the teacher will travel to Madrid to settle in the Monumental Theater and at the RTVE Symphony Orchestra to review works of Copland, Ponce Y Bizet, counting on Mabel Millán on guitar. He will end his Spanish tour the last days of April to run a program Stravinsky with the Symphony Orchestra of the Balearic Islands in Ibiza (28/IV) and Palma (30/IV).

Among other actions, this year the teacher Valero-Terribas also directs opera Verdi La Traviata and Lyrical Gala with outstanding students of the Center of Perfeccionament Placido Domingo the Palau de Les Arts in Valencia, as well as several orchestras in Brazil.

Javier Perianes

Javier Perianes llega a una de las citas cruciales en su gira por Estados Unidos el próximo 10 de Marzo. Su regreso al Carnegie Hall in New York. Será su primera colaboración junto al director granadino Pablo Heras-Casado, titular de la Orquesta de St. Luke’s, con un programa netamente español que incluye Las Noches en los Jardines de España de Manuel de Falla. Este tour por Norteamérica de 15 concerts (Fort Worth Symphony, Florida, Boston Symphony, St. Luke´s Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony y Chicago Symphony) confirma la presencia cada vez más habitual del pianista español en los escenarios americanos, donde volverá este verano junto a la Filarmónica de Nueva York (Vail Festival) y la Orquesta de Cleveland (Bloosom Festival).

Todo dentro de una temporada en la que sus actuaciones a nivel internacional incluyen apariciones con orquestas como la London Philharmonic, Frankfurt Radio, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Festival Primavera de Praga, un mes de gira con diversas orquestas por Australia y Nueva Zelanda, así como su reciente actuación junto a la Royal Concertgebouw de Amsterdam y Semyon Bychkov en el ciclo Ibermúsica en Madrid con el Emperador de Beethoven.
Dentro de ese citado y prestigioso ciclo de Ibermúsica, Perianes debutará con la Filarmónica de Viena el próximo 26 of June (inauguración de la temporada 16/17) con el Concierto No. 4 from Beethoven next to Andres Orozco Estrada.

Previously, he 22 of June, aparecerá en el Festival de Granada con Royal Philharmonic Orchestra y Charles Dutoit con el Concierto en Sol de Ravel y rindiendo homenaje a Falla y sus Noches en los jardines de España en el centenario de su estreno.
National Music Award 2012, Javier Perianes has been described as "a pianist with impeccable and refined taste, endowed with an extraordinary sound warmth " (The Telegraph). His international career spans five continents, with presence in venues such as the Royal Festival Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York, el Théâtre des Champs Elysées in París, la Philharmonie of Berlín, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory or the Suntory Hall in Tokyo.
De la temporada 14/15 , highlights several prestigious debuts among which include the Orchester de Paris, Washington National Symphony, San Francisco Symphony y BBC Scottish. Invited by many leading directors in the world, Perianes has worked with teachers as Daniel Barenboim, Charles Dutoit, Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Daniel Harding, Yuri Temirkanov, Juanjo Mena, Lopez Cobos, Josep Pons, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Robin Ticciati, Thomas Dausgaard Y Vasily Petrenko.

Artista exclusivo del sello harmonia mundi. His album dedicated to Falla, It is including Nights in the Gardens of Spain and a selection of pieces for piano, He was nominated for a Latin Grammy 2012. More recently it hits the market a live recording of the Piano Concerto Grieg con la BBC Symphony Orchestra y el maestro Sakari Oramo. The Gramophone magazine pointed:"You have to be really brave to record the Grieg Piano Concerto […] but the young virtuoso interpretation of Spanish Javier Perianes is a brilliance and boldness such that virtually erases the memories of the past ". El disco de Grieg recibió, entre otros reconocimientos, el sello excepcional de Scherzo, el Editor’s Choice de Gramophone, así como el Choc de Clásica y el Choix de France Musique.

More info:
http://www.javierperianes.com/

Maria Jose Montiel

the mezzosoprano Maria Jose Montiel will add another title to its extensive operatic repertoire next July: If trata de Un ballo in maschera, from Verdi, work in which the Madrid diva will play the character of Ulrica day 14, 16, 18 Y 20 of July with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and under the baton of Zubin Mehta, a director with whom he has collaborated for several seasons and with whom he has sung other titles such as Medea, from Cherubini (Palau de les Arts in Valencia) or Carmen, from Bizet (with the Israeli team based in Tel Aviv and twice this season). "Ulrica is a role that I am passionate about and for which I have been preparing myself conscientiously since Master Mehta proposed it to me", points singer, who also assures that the collaboration that has been established with the Indian director "is one of those wonderful things that happen to one in life and which I try to enjoy every moment; He is an exceptional musician and I feel really blessed and excited to be working with him on this new Verdi role in my repertoire ”.

Montiel arrives in July after a 2015 full of commitments: after singing in Valencia (a recital at the Palau de la Música and the Rossinian Stabat Mater at the Palau de les Arts), Barcelona (Seven popular Spanish songs, from Failure, at the Palau de la Música in Barcelona), Madrid (Requiem by Verdi and a Lyrical Gala with the RTVE Orchestra and Choir and a recital to benefit the Center for Applied Medical Research of the University of Navarra), Pamplona (recital at the Gayarre Theater), Lisboa (Mahler's Third Symphony with the Portuguese Symphony), Tel Aviv (Carmen with Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic) or Milan (Third Symphony of Mahler with LA VERDI).

Before her debut as Ulrica in Israel, the Madrid diva will offer, he 15 of June, a recital within the XXI Lied Cycle at the Teatro de La Zarzuela in Madrid and another, the day 21, in Tribute to the soprano Victoria de Los Ángeles in Barcelona.

More information: Maria Jose Montiel