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Alberta Pianofest Concert 3

July 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$35

A Gala Concert & Tapería

Jason Cutmore & Adam Kent (piano)

Enrique Granados (1867 – 1916), known as the Spanish Chopin, is one of the most famous and beloved artists Spain has produced. His music is evocative, poetic and intensely Romantic. Adam Kent and Jason Cutmore, two foremost North American interpreters of Spanish art music, present this gala tribute to Granados in honour of the 150th anniversary of his birth.

Programme • 5-8PM

Then and There/Here and Now in the Music of Enrique Granados
Talk by Dr. Adam Kent

Enrique Granados
(1867-1916)
Escenas Románticas
(Jason Cutmore)
Intermission* tapas and wine
En la Aldea; Marcha Militar No. 1
(Jason Cutmore & Adam Kent)
Intermission* dessert & coffee/tea
Excerpts from Goyescas suite
(Adam Kent)

*Includes two 3-ounce pours of wine, 5 tapas, coffee/tea, and dessert.


Tickets:

$35 per person. Tickets available in advance and at door.
Only 100 tickets available! NO PASSES.

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The work of Spanish composer Enrique Granados raises fundamental questions about musical sense and meaning. How much of an artist’s personal life is invested in his/her work? In what ways does an artistic creation stand alone, and in what ways does it live within broader artistic and historical contexts?Granados was the quintessential romantic, looking back to the elegance of Francisco Goya’s late eighteenth century Madrid in the Goyescas, paying homage to the stylistic worlds of predecessors like Chopin and Schumann in the Escenas romanticas, and evoking the charms of the typical Spanish village in his duet En la aldea.

Pianist and Spanish music specialist Adam Kent discusses the life and work of one of Spain’s leading composers in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of his birth. Granados’s unique amalgamation of Spanish history, art, and music with mainstream European aesthetic

Details

Date:
July 9
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$35
Website:
http://www.albertapianofest.com/2017-festival/concert-july-9-2017-5pm/

Organizer

Alberta Pianofest

Venue

Holy Trinity Anglican Church
10037 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6E 2G6 Canada
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