Quintet of the Americas celebrates the music of Roberto Sierra on May 7 at the Americas Society, NY
Link with information of the concert dedicated to the music of composer Roberto Sierra with Quintet of the Americas. I get to sing the rarely performed work for mezzo soprano and wind quintet entitled “Doña Rosita la soltera”, with text by Spanish poet Federico García Lorca.
The concert is May 7 at 7 PM at the Americas Society in Manhattan, located at 680 Park Avenue. Tickets at $20. The composer Roberto Sierra will be in attendance.
Article about SAGE Archives in the Spanish newspaper “El Pais”
Un tesoro musical Español
Plagued with stories of scandal and corruption, the Spanish version of BMI and ASCAP, La Sociedad General de Autores Espanoles (SGAE), housed in the exceptional modernist architecture Palacio de Longoria in the center of Madrid, is maligned by the general public in Spain, with their supposed draconian methods of billing for the rights of usage of music at weddings, photocopies and large fees for the rights of performance. This article reminds of one of the true mission of SGAE; they are essentially the repository of most of the legacy of music by the composers of Spain; my friend Mariluz Gonzalez, who works for the archive, is quoted.
LINK TO REAL TIME STREAMING TONIGHT OF LA NUIT ESPAGNOLE AT
THE DROM THEATER, IN NYC, TONIGHT JULY 24 AT 7:15 PM USA EASTERN TIME
Dear Friends, for those of you that cannot make it tonight for the debut of La nuit espagnole: Flamenco and the Spanish Vanguard at the DROM Theater at 7:15 PM USA Eastern time tonight in the East Village (Avenue A, between E. 5 and E. 6), the show will be streamed in real time, here is the link. We will be posting photos and a video soon!