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Día E is Back!
Hello and welcome to our June bulletin! This month we’re proud to annouce that we're teaming up once more with the London Cervantes Institute on 21st June as part of their Día E celebrations; an annual open day which celebrates the Spanish language and Spanish speakers everywhere. ILAMS will be presenting two brilliant classical musical acts: Dimitris Dekavallas and Erzsebet Pozsgai (see below for more information). An array of other cultural activities will also be on offer, including theatre, dance, poetry, fashion, photography, gastronomy, literature and Spanish taster sessions. Entry is FREE so be sure to come along!

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   Upcoming ILAMS concerts

Virtuoso Works for Violin and Guitar

Fri 13 June 2014, 1.10pm
St James's Church
197, Piccadilly
London
W1J 9LL
United Kingdom

'A fearsome duo!' Time Out 

Together, Morgan and Harriet have performed together at the Music At Oxford International Concert Season, at the London Classical Guitar Festival, for Cambrigde Summer Music Festival, Leamington Music, Royal Albert Hall 'Ignite Series' and Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre.

Harriet MacKenzie violin | Morgan Szymanski guitar

Antonio Vivaldi Violin Concerto No. 9 in D major RV230
Manuel M. Ponce Estrellita
Agustín Barrios Mangoré Una limosna por el amor de Dios
Manuel de Falla Five Spanish Folk Songs 
Niccolo Paganini Cantabile in D major
J.S. Bach Sonata II in A
Astor Piazzolla Histoire du tango

Click HERE to watch a video preview

www.morganszymanski.co.uk | www.harrietmackenzie.com

This is an ILAMS concert organised in collaboration with St James's Piccadilly with the kind support of Anglo Arts and British Airways

Information:
Web site
E-mail
020 7734 4511
Tickets: Admission free (retiring collection); no booking required

Día E: Dimitris Dekavallas

Sat 21 June 2014, 12.30pm
Instituto Cervantes
102, Eaton Square
London
SW1W 9AN
United Kingdom

'Excellent music making.' Classical Guitar Magazine

Join us for an open-day celebration of Spanish language and culture at this year's Día E hosted by the Instituto Cervantes in London. As part of a varied line up of FREE events featuring theatre, dance, literature, poetry, fashion, photography, gastronomy and Spanish taster sessions, ILAMS is proud to present the outstanding classical guitarist, Dimitris Dekavallas, who will be performing a cosmopoitan programme of classical favourites from around the Hispanic world.

Antonio Lauro Zulay | Adió​​s a Ocumare ​| Antonio Lauro​ Papeló​n​
Agustí​n Barrios Mangoré​ La ​c​atedral
A​stor​ Piazzolla Verano ​p​orteñ​o
Jorge Morel Danza ​b​rasilera
Fernando Bustamante Misionera

www.dimitrisdekavallas.com

Click HERE to see a video preview

This is an ILAMS event organised in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes

Information:
Web site
E-mail
020 7235 0353
Tickets: Admission free (no booking required)

Día E: Dimitris Dekavallas & Erzsebet Pozsgai

Sat 21 June 2014, 2.30pm
Instituto Cervantes
102, Eaton Square
London
SW1W 9AN
United Kingdom

'An outstanding recital.' Musical Opinion Magazine

Join us for an open-day celebration of Spanish language and culture at this year's Día E hosted by the Instituto Cervantes in London. As part of a varied line up of FREE events featuring theatre, dance, literature, poetry, fashion, photography, gastronomy and Spanish taster sessions, ILAMS is proud to present the outstanding classical guitarist Dimitris Dekavallas and violinist Erzsebet Pozsgai who will be performing a cosmopoitan programme of classical favourites from around the Hispanic-Luso world.

Manuel Ponce Estrellita
Celso Mac​h​ado Pacoca | ​Quebra ​q​ueixo
Astor Piazzolla Milonga del Angel ​(arr. Dekavallas)​
Antonio Carlos Jobim Girl from Ipanema (arr. Dekavallas)​
Heitor Villa-Lobos Distribucao de flores
Zenquinha de Abreu Tico ​t​ico (arr. Dekavallas)​

www.dimitrisdekavallas.com

This is an ILAMS event organised in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes

Information:
Web site
E-mail
020 7235 0353
Tickets: Admission free (no booking required)

 
   Interview    CD Review

Erica Worth Talks to Clara Rodríguez
Clara Rodriguez
Image by Antolín Sánchez

Pianist readers love it when we present Spanish repertoire inside the Scores. And as you’ll see, we feature Albeniz’s ‘Granada’ inside this issue. We speak to Venezuelan born pianist Clara Rodriguez, an expert in the field of Spanish and Latin American piano repertoire... READ MORE
 

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By RAY PICOT

Mostly Tangos: Piano Music from the Americas

Oscar Macchioni, piano

Eroica
JDT3442

Oscar Macchioni was born in Argentina but lives and works in the USA. An erudite academic and writer on music, his latest book The Tango in American Music is the inspiration behind this fascinating and varied disc, his first solo project. Listening to him play it is evident Macchioni is a musician and performer of great sensibility. This is an album full of surprises, as it explores a wide range of composers and styles, the music illuminated by... READ MORE
 
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   Video of the Month

Quote of the Month

'¿Cómo me gustaría morir? De ninguna manera.'
 
'How would I like to die? Under no circumstances.'

Joaquín Rodrigo
(1901-1999)

Spanish composer

 
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Click HERE to watch the inimitable Frank Fernández - the Cuban godfather of classical piano - performing his own composition, Guaguan-Piano, with Muñequitos de Matanzas.
   Other Selected Concerts we Recommend this Month

                                           For complete listings please click HERE   

Milos Garadaglic: Sor, Gerhard, Granados and more

Fri 13 June 2014, 10.00pm
Wigmore Hall
36, Wigmore Street
London
W1U 2BP
United Kingdom

(Not an ILAMS concert, but one we highly recommend!)

Countless listeners have been introduced to classical guitar thanks to the work of Miloš Karadaglic, who has touched vast audiences with his stadium performances and best-selling recordings. The young man from Montenegro, who launched Wigmore Hall’s late night series last year, returns with a programme guaranteed to delight guitar connoisseurs and newcomers alike.

Fernando Sor Grand Solo Op. 14
Roberto Gerhard Fantasia
Enrique Granados Danzas españolas
Joaquín Rodrigo Invocación y danza
Manuel de Falla Danza del molinero (arr. Michael Lewin) | Homenaje: pièce de guitare écrite pour 'Le Tombeau de Claude Debussy' | Danza española (arr. Michael Lewin)

www.milosguitar.com

This event is part of the Wigmore Lates series

Information:
Web site
E-mail
020 7935 2141
Tickets: £12.50 | Concessions £10


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For complete listings please click HERE
                   

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