CONCERT AND ROUND TABLE: Joaquín Rodrigo: An Anniversary Celebration. The guitar and beyond
Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Sq. South, NYC
Reception to Follow
Discussion panel on the life and works of the Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo, with Walter A. Clark (UC Riverside), Isabel Perez Dobarro, Antoni Pizà (Foundation for Iberian Music), Douglas Riva, Javier Suárez-Pajares (Universidad Complutense), and special guest Cecilia Rodrigo, daughter of Joaquín Rodrigo (founder of Ediciones Joaquín Rodrigoand Fundación Victoria y Joaquín Rodrigo). The panel aims to give a comprehensive picture of Rodrigo´s genius, presenting both renowned and lesser-known works, Rodrigo´s context and influence, and his impact in the United States, among other topics.
There will be a performance by mezzo-soprano Anna Tonnaand guitarist Federico Díaz.
Cecilia Rodrigo-Kamhi, Marquise of the Gardens of Aranjuez, President of the Fundación Victoria y Joaquín Rodrigo.
Javier Suárez-Pajares, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, visiting scholar at the Brooks Center.
Walter Aaron Clark, Distinguished Professor in Musicology at the University of California
Douglas Riva, pianist.
Moderator: Isabel Pérez Dobarro, pianist, Ph.D. candidate at NYU.
Introduced by Antoni Pizà, Department of Music, CUNY, and Director, Foundation for Iberian Music at the Barry S. Brook Center for Music Research and Documentation of The Graduate Center (CUNY).
Special guest: Cecilia Rodrigo, daughter of Joaquín Rodrigo.