Casa Margarita: 'House of Love'/'La Casa del Amor'
Sat 10 October 2015, 7.30pm
(Not an ILAMS event, but one we highly recommend!)
'A fabulous event of story telling song and music making, with award wining musicians and virtuosic castanets. Not to be missed!' BBC Radio Oxford
Acclaimed ensemble Casa Margarita return to The Holywell Music Room with their captivating performance of Spanish music, stories and song illustrated with percussion and virtuosic castanet-playing! This intimate show combines the beautiful music of Spanish composers with an outpouring of wonderful tales. Funny, sad, witty and uplifting, this is a compelling musical journey that has something for everyone. Performed in London's West End last Autumn this is the first of their new tour series, featuring familiar - and new - arrangements of this fascinating music by Albéniz, de Falla, Granados, Rodrigo, Torroba, Sarasate, Piazzolla, Turina and Guridi.
Nicola Harrison script/voice | Guy Newbury piano | Edward Brenton violin | Gerard Cousins guitar | Benito Cousens narrator
TICKETS £14 | £12 OAPs | £8 Students | £7 ILAMS Members. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the discount code.
BOOKINGS 0773 3448279 | www.oxfordplayhouse.com
MORE INFORMATION Nicolaharrison_singer@hotmail.co.uk
The Spirit of the Moors: Celebrating the Music of Spain and Morocco
Thu 15 October 2015, 7.30pm
(Not an ILAMS concert but one we highly recommend!)
An evening of colourful music from Morocco and Spain in which the celebrated Spanish mezzo-soprano Clara Mouriz joins the English Chamber Orchestra in a rare performance of Manuel de Falla’s original 1915 version of El amor brujo. Maurice Ohana’s Guitar Concerto, dedicated to Narciso Yepes, will be played by Christoph Denoth.
English Chamber Orchestra | Garry Walker conductor | Clara Mouriz mezzo-soprano | Dina Bensaid piano | Christoph Denoth guitar
Nabil Benabdeljalil Adagio
TICKETS £35, £28, £20, £10
BOOKINGS 020 7730 4500 | www.cadoganhall.com
Milton Court Alumni Recital Series: Guitar Spectacular
Tue 20 October 2015, 7.00pm
(Not an ILAMS concert, but one we highly recommend!)
Guitarists Maria Camahort, Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas and Jørgen Skogmo have been enjoying flourishing international careers since graduating from the Guildhall School. Here they make a welcome return to present a varied programme of solo and ensemble guitar works at the fantastic venue Milton Court.
Jorge Skogmo guitar | Maria Camahort guitar | Ahmed Dickinson guitar | Lyri Milgram violin | Marc Charles Montesinos violin | Joe Bronstein viola | Auriol Evans cello | Melissa Favell-Wright double bass | Violeta Garcia violin & voice | Laura Ruhí-Vidal soprano | Sergio Serra cello | Pablo Domínguez percussion and guitar
Leo Brouwer Quintet for Guitar & Strings
Johann Kaspar Mertz Bardenklänge Op. 13
Phillip Houghton Stélé
Nikita Koshkin Merlin’s Dream
Frederic Mompou Cantar del alma | Song & Dance No. 7
Chano Domínguez Pa mi Niño
Maria Camahort La cogida y la muerte
Federico García Lorca Canciones populares españolas
Eduardo Martin Acrílicos en el destino | Hasta Alicia baila
TICKETS £15 | £10 Concessions | 2-for-1 tickets for ILAMS Members (valid on full-price tickets only). Please email email@example.com for the discount code.
BOOKINGS 020 7638 8891 | www.barbican.org.uk
'A Spanish Promenade': Monica Campaña Romero & Ricardo Gosalbo
Fri 23 October 2015, 1.00pm
Prepare to be taken on an exciting ride through Spanish 20th-century song with Spanish soprano and Winner of the Ana María Iriarte de Zarzuela Competition, Mónica Campaña Romero, and Spanish-French pianist Ricardo Gosalbo, as they explore various composers and styles that make up the unforgettable song repertoire of modern Spain, with a programme comprising opera, zarzuela and art song tinged with flamenco, tango and tonadilla.
Joaquín Turina Poema en forma de canciones: 'Cantares' | Tres poemas: 'Tu pupila es azul'
This is an ILAMS concert organised in collaboration with St Martin-in-the-Fields as part of the 2nd Festival of Spanish Song and Zarzuela
TICKETS Admission free | Suggested donation £3.50
BOOKINGS No booking required
MORE INFORMATION 020 7766 1100 | www.stmartin-in-the-fields.org
2nd Spanish Song & Zarzuela Festival
11 October 2015 - 26 November 2015Venues across London
The 2nd Spanish Song and Zarzuela Festival offers a musical journey from the Argentine tangos of Astor Piazzolla and the Mexican songs of Manuel Ponce, ending at the Iberian Peninsula - itself a true melting pot, with sounds and flavours served by composers from Madrid, Castile, Catalonia, the Basque Country and Valencia...with a Parisian touch. All of this goes to show how fascinated by our Spanish European neighbours we still are (65 million visitors last year). The Artistic Committee is proud to present twenty fabulous young artists of different nationalities brought together by their love of Hispanic and Latin American music.
Oct 11 | Deco Ensemble: 'Airs of Latin America'
Oct 14 | 'El terrible Pérez' (Video Projection)
Oct 23 | Mónica Campaña Romero & Ricardo Gosalbo: 'A Spanish Promenade'
Oct 23 | Christopher Webber: 'Sibling Rivalries – Zarzuela and Operetta' (Lecture)
Oct 30 | Ligia López Cedillo & Horacio López: 'Souvenirs from Mexico'
Oct 30 | Eva Moreda: 'From El Cid to Twelve-tone Technique' (Lecture)
Nov 4 | Jorge de Juan: 'Ser o no ser de un Director de Zarzuela en el siglo XXI (Lecture)
Nov 5 | Jagoba Fadrique & Frances Kelly: 'Amor en extremos tales'
Nov 11 | Begoña Lolo: 'Razones de estado: El Quijote en la zarzuela' (Lecture)
Nov 19 | Susana Casas, Juan de Dios Mateos & Jorge Carrasco: 'Romances'
Nov 20 | Marie Vassiliou & Nico de Villiers: 'Spain in the International Eye'
Nov 26 | Amaia Azcona Cildoz & Gavin Roberts: 'Spanish nostalgia'
Sponsored by Instituto Cervantes, Iberia, Institut Llull, Generalitat de Catalunya, University of Glasgow, ILAMS, LLA, and Song in the City
TICKETS Free - £12
Site design and content copyright © 1998-2015
The Iberian and Latin American Music Society, all rights reserved.
ILAMS is a registered charity, No. 1092749