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CONTEMPORARY MUSIC SESSIONS 2019

7 - 27 June 2019

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC SESSIONS 2019

The Contemporary Music Sessions are organised by the City Council of Santiago, the USC, the Santiago Consortium, the Provincial Council of A Coruña and the CGAC, in collaboration with the Fulbright Scholarship Program, the New York Women Composers, the University of Pennsylvania, the Teresa Berganza Conservatory, the School of Higher Music Studies, the Professional Music Conservatory of Santiago and Womarts.

In this edition, the sessions will be held under the subtitle of Diaspora, as all the programming will revolve around composers and performers who develop their careers outside their birthplaces.The most avant-garde proposals for cult music will come from all over the world, making up a programme of ten concerts, lectures, symposia and master classes in different parts of the city.

CGAC PROGRAMME

CONCERT BY FUKIO SAXOPHONQUARTETT

Tuesday, 18 June / CGAC Auditorium / 8.30 p.m.

Free admission while seats available

Considered one of the most acclaimed groups in Europe, Fukio is dedicated to exploring chamber music for saxophone quartets.The ensemble will play five pieces by several international composers in the CGAC auditorium.

Musicians:Joaquín Sáez Belmonte, José Manuel Bañuls Marcos, Xabier Casal Ares and Xavier Larsson Paez

Works:Saxophonquartett (2014), by Georg Friedrich Haas (Graz, Austria, 1953); (White) Planes in dissolution* (2014-2016) by Camilo Andrés Méndez San Juan (Bogotá, Colombia 1981); Ten Symphonies** (2011), by Gordon Kampe (Herne, Germany, 1976); Madonna del Prato** (2012), by Lisa Streich (Norra Råda, Sweden, 1985) and So Be It** (2015), by Thierry Tidrow (Ottawa, Canada, 1986).

 

* World premiere and **Spanish premiere

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