Ever since human beings became astronomically aware, they have celebrated solstices and equinoxes with festivities full of rituals of all kinds. The Church would appropriate these dates calling them Christmas, St. John, St. Joseph or La Merced, but we must not forget their pagan origin. In this winter solstice concert, CoroDelantal MACA takes us into […]
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Gran CoroDelantal premieres the video-score Sonata, co-created by Eva Lootz and Sonia Megías. This will be at the Círculo de Bellas Artes Cultural Center in Madrid. Eva Lootz was our invited artist at the CoroDelantal MACA (Museum of Contemporary Art of Alicante) during Winter 2022 workshop. Sonata's motion graphics are by Carlos Cueto.
Gran CoroDelantal, formed by members of the CoroDelantal of New York, Madrid and Alicante, will perform this event at the American International Institute. The show will be composed of sound walks, tactile scores, video scores... We will count as soloists with pianist Rosa Torres-Pardo and soprano Ana Zurita. Gran CoroDelantal en el CIMAR de […]
◾ SUNDAY, December 11th at 7 pm ◾At FLOW Espacio Vivo (39, Pintor Murillo st., Alicante) ◾15€/ Booking @ https://entradium.com/events/dua-de-pel-en-alicante-directos-al-alma Info: ✉️ email@example.com 📞625 312 763 (Cintia)
Workshop about METRICS in Dúa de Pel. By Sonia Megías. High Conservatory of Music of Alicante. Organized by Festival Directos al Alma and the Conservatory's Students Association.
LAS DIOSAS Y EL CUPLÉ (godesses and couplet): The most unusual show you will ever see. In Madrid, in December. By Aldegunda Vegara and Señorita Megías. Tickets only in advance: 15 € en www.edicionesdelantal.es (Photos: Ela Rabasco (Ela R que R) @ Sala Duncan, Madrid)
LAS DIOSAS Y EL CUPLÉ (godesses and couplet): The most unusual show you will ever see. In Madrid, in December. By Aldegunda Vegara and Señorita Megías. Tickets only in advance: 15 € en www.edicionesdelantal.es (Photos: Ela Rabasco (Ela R que R) @ Sala Duncan, Madrid)
CoroDelantal MACA (Aprons chorus from the Contemporary Art Museum of Alicante) has been rehearsing for some days at the Sea Museum of Santa Pola, that has its headquarters in a fantastic building from the 16th Century: We'll give a concert there on November 29th as a thanks-giving act!
Act organized by por Alcorcón Townhall.
The Center for Sea Research (CIMAR) of Santa Pola hugs CoroDelantal Madrid and CoroDelantal MACA in an artistic residency the weekend of 11-12-13 de november. We'll show our work on Sunday at 5:00 pm, called 'Rebañando la orilla' (a word play about sheeps with bells and the sea) in wich surprising things will occur. […]
I'll present my talk 'Revitalizing languages through music'.
German ensemble 'Die Ordnung der Dinge' (The order of things), conducted by Spanish composer Íñigo Giner Miranda, will perform my piece The Time in a Thread at VANG Concert Series of avant-garde, currently conducted by José Pablo Polo. Media: 2022'II'10: Conciertos gratuitos en Centrocentro, comienza la quinta temporada de VANG, en Revista de arte
A great honor to have a library with my name! From 20th-22nd October 2022 we'll have a series of concerts and workshops to celebrate the opening of the SONIA MEGÍAS LIBRARY in Granada, at the south of Spain! In this library you can find all my books and materials from my years of studying and […]
Lumina Ensemble is a group that has the sax quartet as the base, with performers José Antonio Suay, Javier Carrillos, Isaac Verdú and Pablo de la Fuente. This ensemble produces a contemporary music festival called SoniArt at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Alicante (MACA), made from monographic concerts. In this case, they'll premiere my […]
h For the second time, our duet will sing in this fantastic bookstore of Alicante.
As a part of their project Women in Music, mezzosoprano Anna Tonna and pianist Isabel Pérez Dobarro perform at the Iberoamerican Institut of Berlin my Aria de Gea, part of the eco-cantata Somos naturaleza, with libretto by Eva Guillamón. You can watch some videos of the piece in this link. The concert has music from […]
As a part of their project Women in Music, mezzosoprano Anna Tonna and pianist Isabel Pérez Dobarro perform at the Iberoamerican Institut of Berlin my Aria de Gea, part of the eco-cantata Somos naturaleza, with libretto by Eva Guillamón. You can watch some videos of the piece in this link. The concert has […]
In the events of the company Tablas Teatro's 20th anniversary, for which I composed the music of La malquerida (2002) for singer and ensemble, and that of La mitad del camino (2007), for soloists, choir, orchestra and rock band, a fragment of each will be performed: - 'Si pudiera' - 'Almansaf'. The concert will be […]
Media: 2022'VI'30: - III Edición del Festival y Curso ‘Arte Entre Gigantes’: un sueño quijotesco convertido en realidad. Mancha Media. 2022'VI'29: - Llega a Campo de Criptana la III Edición del Festival Arte entre Gigantes. El Semanal de La Mancha. 2022'VI'27: - Campo de Criptana albergará en agosto la tercera edición de ‘Arte entre Gigantes’. […]
Pianista Isabel Dobarro performs my music and music by other women composers. After the concert there's a talk by all of us. Some pics: Media: 2022'VIII'05: · Isabel Pérez Dobarro, pianista: "Hay que visibilizar la composición actual para mantender la música clásica viva" por La Voz de Galicia · Actuación estelar de Isabel Pérez Dobarro, […]
A tribute to Miguel Muñiz opens this year the Festival Clásicos en el parque. It wil be performed by Miguel's widow, great pianist Rosa Torres-Pardo, who will play my pieces among other composers'.
On July 3 will be premiered my piece Suite migrante, for accordions orchestra, commissioned by the Hauspoz Euskal Herriko Akordeoi Elkartea (Basque Association of Accordionists) for their young accordionists summer camp in Eibar (Guipuzkoa, Basque Country). The work is a suite of four dances based on Danzas migrantes, originally written for plectrum orchestra.
Pianist Mario Prisuelos will play my pieces Gatita and Cubanía nº 1 at the Festival 'Mujeres con Ñ' organized by Teatro de la Zarzuela. Media: 2021'VI'08 - Doce Notas magazine: La zarzuela presenta una temporada más necesaria que nunca
As part of the exhibition Centzontlahtoleh, the languages that speak to us, by Eva Lootz, at the art gallery La caja negra in Madrid, CoroDelantal performs a ritualistic invocation to the native languages of Latin America that are extinct or in danger of extinction, to contribute to bring them back. Pictures:
Spanish premiere of the first half of TuttleHead, for strings quartet. You can listen to this part of the piece played by the Jack Quartet (New York) in 2012: https://youtu.be/AF_smmENvTY
Duet made by Nacho Solana and Paqui Fornet is premiering the version of my Tres tangos for soprano sax and piano.
Duet ECOS closes their concert CLÁSICAS with 'Not Today'.
From March 12th to May 8th 2022, I had my rare scores exposed at the Centro Cultural Juan de Salazar in Asunción (Paraguay). While the exhibition was running, I could make some guided visits and a final performance with people from workshop 'Sacar la voz' (Bring your voice out), in which we read some of […]
Patricia García Sánchez presents her book La música durmiente. Quince compositoras de la historia (Sleeping music. Fifteen women composers from History) at Manuel de Falla Auditorium, Madrid: At the presentation, CoroDelantal (ApronsChorus) willperform my piece The Time in a Thread. At this link you can visit the books website and buy it.
Professional Conservatory 'José Castro Ovejero' from León, presents its project of music written by women, entitled Sin sombrero y sin prejuicios (No hat, no prejuidices), taking as a common thread the figures of Concha Méndez and Maruja Mallo with music by Belén Ordóñez, Clara Wieck, F Decruck, Lili Boulanger, Fanny Hensel, Rosa G Ascot and […]
The Spanish Society for Author Rights (SGAE) lounches for the whole month of March 2022 a campaign to recognize the work done by 200 Spanish women creators from different artistic areas. I'm one of them. In the SGAE headquarters in Madrid and Barcelona, there's a huge poster with all our faces. Media (ES): 2022'II'28: - […]
Concert hall of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Alicante Introduction by performer Lucía Peiró and editor Ximo Rochera. Dada meditation by CoroDelantal MACA, performing my choreographic karaoke Chorong Aghui. FREE ENTRANCE
The cheeky and funny show by Aldegunda Vegara and Señorita Megías reappears on the Madrid scene! This time it will be at the Sala Duncan in Lavapiés, with Trini Díaz as curator. BOOK YOUR TICKETS
On the occasion of the presentation of the book-object 'Dada Women', of which I am part, my CoroDelantal (aprons chorus) will premiere my work Sainals, a set of scores-signals that I designed in I-Park (Connecticut) in 2008 and that I finally brought to score now, in 2021, to work with the CoroDelantal MACA.
https://youtu.be/BsGUL4ADYWk Quintet: Eva Guillamón, voice and instruments Sonia Megías, voice and instruments Miguel Ángel Real, marimba David Mayoral, ethnic percussion María Ruiz, double bass
https://youtu.be/Ui4jRD4s8is Publishing house Canibaal has just released this wonderful object-book that contains the work of 16 women artists among which I am. You can buy it in three different formats: - Book (25 €) - Súper (35€) - Special (100€) In this event on November 19, the book is presented to the public in a […]
At the opening ceremony of Valencia 2022 World Design Capital, you will see projected my work Metatron, for video and band, with graphic design by Pepe Gimeno, animation by Carlos Cueto and the sound recorded by the Municipal Symphonic Band of Alicante. This act will be celebrated at the big hall of Palau de Les […]
Alenza Trio Estíbaliz Ruiz, mezzosoprano Mayte García Atienza, violoncello Renata Casero, piano Program Frank Bridge ................................. Three Songs I. Far, far from each other Joseph Glaeser .............................. Vier Lieder II. Kein Echo IV. Lockung Gabriel Fauré ................................ Les Berceaux* Jules Massenet .............................. On dit! Manuel de Falla ............................. Siete Canciones Populares* 1. El […]
The cheeky and funny show by Aldegunda Vegara and Miss Megías reappears on stage after two years of fallow! This time it will be at the Sala Duncan in Lavapiés, with Trini Díaz as curator.
At the festival 'Las noches del Monumental', the Jorge Lujua Trio will give a concert on cabaret music. Among their songs, we'll have the premiere of Not Today in its version for bass and piano, dedicated to singer Jorge Lujua, with lyrics by Eva Guillamón and music by Sonia Megías. Tickets here.
Pianist Isabel Pérez Dobarro performs my piece 'SoLnatina' in a concert of music written by women. Press: 2021'X'19: Dos brillantes conciertos cierran el Festival de Música Contemporánea Cristóbal Halffter de Ponferrada, por COPE Castilla y León. 2021'X'18: Spanish Brass e Isabel Pérez cierran esta semana el Festival de Música Contemporánea, por Bierzo TV.
Wonderful Ciudad de La Mancha Orchestra celebrates its 10 years with this concert made of my arrangements at the Cervantes Theater of Campo de Criptana (Ciudad Real). Tickets online here. Tickets in presence on October 9th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Pósito Real. I invite you to listen to part of the […]
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As part of the Ensems Festival of Contemporary Music, cellist Elena Solanes presents her pedagogic project in which my piece 'Chelo en el mar' is included. This piece will be performed by young cellist Alejandro González Gil. It was premiered some months ago in Valencia by Daimar Peña Solanes.
https://youtu.be/5ESmsNIq8h4 As part of the didactic project impulsed by cellist Elena Solanes, the book 'El nuevo universo de Chelo', in which there are four commissioned works for learning this instrument, is presented in Valencia. Among these four pieces is 'Chelo in the sea', a graphic work in which I intentionally do not use time signatures, […]
Here you can download the festival's Hand program. Media: 2021'VI'21 - Tenerife acoge el ciclo 'Hoy, compositoras', dedicado a la creación femenina contemporánea. Revista Scherzo. 2021'VI'21 - La Fundación SGAE celebra el ciclo 'Hoy, compositoras' este martes en el Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos. Diario de avisos. 2021'VI'08 - La Fundación SGAE […]
Sexteto Mayrit (Madrid Sextet) performs again my 'Pequeña Suite Peninsular' inside this show! You can listen to the piece and purchase the sheetmusic from this link:
There will be a premiere of my arrangements: - El día que yo me muera, by Rozalén - Qué bonita es esta vida, by Jorge Celedón - La Maza, by Silvio Rodríguez And much more!
We don't know more info yet, but Colmenarejo's Cultural Center together with the Town Music School is organizing this workshop for the spring of 2021, since we couldn't do it in the spring of 2020 within my IX MONO+GRAPHIC.
Media: 2021'V'16 - Mujeres músicas. Diario de El Ferrol. 2021'V'16 - La pianista Isabel Pérez Dobarro en la Fundación Juan March. El Correo Gallego. 2021'V'15 - Mujeres músicas. Galicia Ártabra Digital. 2021'V'12 - La pianista Isabel Pérez Dobarro interpreta obras de ocho compositoras actuales en la Juan March. Platea Magazine
The Picasso Museum in Buitrago del Lozoya (Madrid) has invited Dúa de Pel to premiere there our show 'Picasso no acaba nunca' (Picasso never ends) with accordion player Teresa Manzanero. This show is inspired in poems by painter Pablo Picasso, with music by Sonia Megías and playwright/staging by Eva Guillamón. https://youtu.be/HurlXR91B1w
Videoartist and curator Katherine Liberovskaya programs in her festival SCREEN COMPOSITIONS my piece Metatrón, for video and band, with graphic design by Pepe Gimeno and motion graphics by Carlos Cueto. From the following link you can watch all the projected videos: https://vimeopro.com/user5258774/screen-compositions-17
Ensamble Sonido Extremo, conducted by Jordi Francés, premieres my Popurrí Cuplé, suite de piezas de género ínfimo, commissioned by the National Center of Music of Spain. It will be inside the 12th Contemporary Music Season of Badajoz (Extremadura, Spain), as a tribute to singer Olga Ramos, born in this town. Our soloist will be soprano […]
The Torre-Pujales Foundation has granted Dúa de Pel (Eva Guillamón & Sonia Megías) to enjoy two months in their artists appartment. During this period, they'll make performances and instalations for the institution. To know more about the museum, feel free to visit these links: - from Trip Advisor - from Escapada Rural To know more […]
The program at the concert by pianist Isabel Pérez Dobarro will have pieces by Albéniz, Falla, López Graça, etc. SoLnatina is a youth piece for piano solo. You can download the sheetmusic from the following link.
The Sala Berlanga in Madrid has programmed Dúa de Pel's shortfilm No salir - no comer (Don't exit - don't eat). Tickets are free and projections are December 8 and 10 2020. See program above.
Last October I was on the jury of the SGAE-CNDM Young Composers Award. From the 49 submitted works, we chose four of them anonymously. Great joy to see that there were two women and two men, total parity. The concert will take place on Monday, November 23rd with the four winning works: Disintegrated Strata by […]
My choral arrangements on popular songs with lyrics by Guy Debord will be sung by social choruses Malvaloca, Corofón and Voces de ida y vuelta at the Auditorium 400. National Museum of Contemporary Art 'Reina Sofía'. Here you can see the first pages of each of them: You can download the sheetmusic in EdicionesDelantal.
https://culturaonline.consorcimuseus.gva.es/es/sonia-megias-y-pepe-gimeno/?fbclid=IwAR3G2llkALWFkkuUQl23HEYt-uKp0eMAjjEC1rLrBZfXkS3vqI5H5rT1d7g The Center Carmen of Valencia (museum of contemporary art of the Valencian Region) is projecting my video-score Grafía Cantada, co-created with Pepe Gimeno, from October 22nd 2020 to January 24th 2021 as part of the exhibition Cultura Online, curated by Nuria Blaya. And also at Consorci de Museus' web inside project #CMCVaCasa. The opening […]
Not today, commissioned by Rosa Torres-Pardo with funding by the National Department of Music. Text by Eva Guillamón and music by Sonia Megías https://youtu.be/CHkzwxazblo
On september 22nd 2020, the Alicante Town Band will premiere my piece 'Metatrón', with graphic design by Pepe Gimeno and animation by Carlos Cueto, at the Provincial Auditorium of Alicante, as a part of the Ensems Festival of Contemporary Music. More info: https://ensems.ivc.gva.es
https://youtu.be/3vwyCI1p3-E https://youtu.be/aLVWMZ0rY4I Dúa de Pel collaborates with ensemble Garaikideak on Saturday 19th to premiere KR2: Kriám Namá, a work composed for this gathering among voices, txistus and cello. The commission for the work comes from the NAK Festival of contemporary music of Navarra, which in 2020 has Sonia Megías as guest composer. Here you […]
Music festival Hoy, Compositoras from Fundación SGAE will be online this year. In it, chelist and singer Iris Azquinezer premieres my piece Second Ripple, from series Splash and Ripples, that I started in New York City some years ago. You can watch festival and my work in this YouTube playlist from Thursday, July 16th at 11:00. Media: 2020'VII'09, Notimérica: Anna Margules […]
Galician pianist Isabel Pérez Dobarro, resident in New York, interviews about my musical life inside her series 'Women and Music: https://www.facebook.com/isabelperezdobarro/videos/604370520490697/
As part of the activities of Federación Coral de Madrid during confinement, I give this talk to conductors, singers and curious people in general. Moderator is Alfonso Calvo, the Federation's president. https://www.facebook.com/fecormad/videos/1696967243791602/
In March 2020 is finally born the project Cuadros sónicos, in which I wrote the music for five paintings from the permanent collection and I wrote the texts along with Ana Gómez from EducaThyssen. These works are on App ‘Second Canvas Thyssen’: La asunción de la Virgen, by Johann Koerbecke; La rendición de los rebeldes sicilianos […]
https://youtu.be/Q6M5YcIHcW4 Some pictures:
Premiere of my piece 'Danzas migrantes' (migrant dances), commissioned by National Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación BBVA, by plectrum orchestra Orquesta Ciudad de La Mancha. In this concert, other dances were performed, among them, my 'Tres pequeñas piezas' (three little pieces), and we danced soooo much... Click here for more info.
Info and reservations: https://www.educathyssen.org/programas-publicos/recorrido-musical-movimiento-mejor-compartido With participation of Orquesta Ciudad de La Mancha, conducted by Fernando Bustamante Manjavacas. Staging by Eva Guillamón. Musical composition and general coordination: Sonia Megías. Three pases, each one with 25 people in the audience: 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 7:00 pm At 8:00 pm, big dance at the hall (Perpetua chorea).
https://youtu.be/93OJWGKBxGM Round table WOMAN AND IDENTITY IN EL SALVADOR was organized by Casa de América (Spanish Cooperation) with the following participants: Estela Patriz, singer and indigenous leader Beatriz Alcaine, artist and cultural impulser Margarita Marroquín, artist and shaman Sonia Megías, curator
10 edition of the Spanish Association of Symphonic Orchestras - BBVA Foundation Composition Award Media: 2019'XI'20 ABC: 'Alen' de Eduardo Soutullo gana el X Premio de Composición AEOS-Fundación BBVA La voz de Galicia: 'Alén', del compositor poneareán Eduardo Soutullo, gana el X Premio de Composición AEOS-Fundación BBVA La verdad: 'Alen' de Eduardo Soutullo gana […]
PROGRAM (in Valencian) DIMECRES 15 17 h - Acte d’apertura. 17.30 h - Taula Redona: “Reflexions al voltant de la percussió en la creació cotemporània I” - Francisco Zacarés. Conservatori de Torrente - Emilio Calandín. ConservatoriProfessional de Música, de Castelló. - Claudia Montero, Compositora. - Miguel A. Berbis. Conservatori Superior de Música, de Castelló - […]
https://youtu.be/iA8lEPJlpxs Workshop on vocal experimentation with Cristina Cubells at Matilde Salvador Hall, La Nau (University of Valencia), and 16th Harmonic Procession by the most populated streets around. Media: 2019'IV'29.- Beckmesser: Invasión Ensems
16th Harmonic Procession: https://youtu.be/nviEbLsmbx8 Choral action, with 400 singers: https://youtu.be/SytiK-g2EUI Media: Ayuntamiento de Madrid: Conde Duque enCantado Federación Coral de Madrid: Performance coral en el Conde Duque con Sonia Megías 3/04/2019 Somos Malasaña: Conde Duque enCantado: ¿pueden cantar 800 personas juntas?
https://youtu.be/vF1O4iWW4Ho Music is the most democratic art, it does not understand about ages or knowledge, it simply goes through corporalities: it is able of playing unsuspected and precipitating keys to joy or collapse in just a few seconds. Sounds directly connect with the emotions and are translated into the gesture, the dance, the externalization […]
Artículo de Carmen Pardo Salgado: The Influence of John Cage on Spanish Experimental Music " The ‘bridge generation’ encompasses José Manuel Beren- guer (b. Barcelona, 1955) and the aforementioned Zavala and Galán. For the second group, born in the 1970s and the 1980s, Barber is the central figure. Montserrat Pala- cios (b. Mexico, 1975), Isaac […]
Here you can learn the song Bubo: https://soniamegias.es/portfolio/cancion-de-bubo/ Here you can download Bubo's App: https://apps.apple.com/es/app/bubo/id1384304747 Other links: SGAE: Pedro Vaquero presenta ‘Bubo’, un cuento interactivo para desarrollar la inteligencia emocional en los niños RNE: Bubo en La Pequeteca
At the IAWM Journal Vol. 24 num. 1, June 2018, came out my article about Dúa de Pel and our trips to China:
Project Triángulo worked from November 2017 to may 2018. It consisted in three artists intervention into three collectives from the city of Móstoles (Madrid, Spain): - Julián Mayorga at Rodolfo Halffter's Conservatory - Luz Prado at Beato de Rojas' School - Sonia Megías with 'Un Coro Amateur' (experimental chorus) at Centro de Arte Dos de […]
Go to this link to aproach project 'Habitar el barrio' (inhabit the neighborhood), in which we carried this procession. Television: La aventura del saber - 11/09/18 https://youtu.be/Q6VLgW2wRLA Stickers:
https://youtu.be/hwHJ8Z5N-lo We'll start the procession at 4:30pm at Retiro subway station, inside the park. We'll walk through the drawn map to end at the white piano inside Esther Ferrer's exhibition, inside Velazquez Palace (luckily, there's heating there). Graphic documents:
What: Open mic 'Dando voces' for vegetable exchange. Who: Me at the piano, and whoever want to sing! You don't have to have a great voice, you don't need to read music, only you need to like people and spend a while with us! Here you have the songbook in pdf, and in the […]
foto: Ela R que R
2017'V. Pekín. Dúa de Pel live at the National Chinese TV After our Chinese tour... Let's go to Argentina! Sunday 24.09 - Concert at the Cultural Center 'Resurgimiento' at 7:00 pm - C/Artigas 2262 CABA Monday 25.09 - Folkyoumondays at 'La Dama de Bollini' at 10:30 pm.- Pasaje Bollini 2281 Tuesday 26.09 to Saturday […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwdhZ9Jlbrc What: Great premiere of my cantata SOMOS NATURALEZA. For narrator, choir, children's choir, piano, chamber orchestra and children's orchestra. Libretto: Eva Guillamón Music: Sonia Megías Pianist: Rosa Torres-Pardo Choral conductor: Nuria Fernández Orchestral conductor: Javier U. Illán Who: Choirs and orchestras by Fundación Acción Social por la Música (El Sistema de Venezuela in Spain) Where: Main […]
¡Disfrutemos la puesta de sol desde el lugar más bonito en Madrid!
Orquesta Ciudad de La Mancha, conducted by Fernando Bustamante, has very peculiar components: Solo voice Flute Oboe Bandurrias I / Mandolinas I Bandurrias II / Mandolinas II Lutes Flamenco guitar Classical guitars Double bass 2 percussions Accordion Piano In this concert in honor to Santa Cecilia, they're going to play the four arrangements I wrote for […]
The COMA Festival, organized by the Composers Association of Madrid, presents Ensemble Kuraia, that will premiere Mal(in)con(i)ci in its version for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano. With vídeo by Paola Boioli (Milano). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjkljbT8cg0
From Empire State Building main door (12pm) to McSorley's old ale house (1pm), where we'll celebrate the gathering. Come with your voice or instrument! Stickers: Pictures:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhEI7V8S9Jg Our show 'Planeta Pel' found a new place where to be shown! Thanks to Margarita Danielian and Arnie Vargas, who are great organizers! We need you to book your seat before October 5th to show your interest. Please, send an e-mail to Arnie Vargas firstname.lastname@example.org including your name and your phone number.
Professor Ana Isabel Simón has invited Dúa de Pel to give a talk-recital for her students @ Adelphi University. For RSVP, please write to Ana Isabel to: email@example.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhEI7V8S9Jg Professor Ricardo Llorca invited us to give a masterclass and a recital as a part of his seminar 'The influence of Spanish folklore in Classical music'. The class-recital will be in a classroom of the school, RSVP @ professor Ricardo Llorca's e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks! Looking forward!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpqUFf0YIJs RSVP at email@example.com PROGRAM 6:30pm - Guests welcome and cocktail hour 7:15pm - Performance Followed by Dinner (no need for pot luck, we will do big simple meal like vegetarian chili with rise & salad). Maximum dinner guests approx 24. We will pass a hat for a donation. Performance and Festivities in the Woerner Barn, […]
2015'V. Planeta Pel, del artista salvadoreño Renato Mira We're very lucky of having been invited by the Sevillan-Newyorker artist Marta Hernández, founder and vocalist of Mar Salá Band, invites us to sing our 'Planeta Pel' in one of her musical gatherings. ¡Yeeehaaaa! The gathering consists in bringing each one some food and, after the show we'll share […]
2016'X'9. Dúa de Pel en NYU Professor Nancy Shankman invited Eva and me as models of international artists to encourage music educators at their welcome to NYU. The party for the graduate students of Music Education will be at room 303 of the Steinhart School of Music (my school during my Fulbright fellowship!). So Dúa de Pel […]
Inside Veranos de la Villa Festival (Madrid Government). In collaboration with edible art collective Ali&Cía. https://youtu.be/4kQ9_d0P7q4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_hSIGigoLc Poster: This time there was no stickers, because the procession had the function of inviting citizens to the workshops that we were giving during the following week. Map: Pictures by Juanma Aragón:
What: My piece ’Pequeña Suite Peninsular’, for wind quintet. Who: Sylvan Winds quintet.
As an activity of Centro Dramático Rural (CDR). Curated by Adolfo Simón. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KIBS1whV64?rel=0] Map: Stickers:
La revista 'Rescoldo', dirigida por la musicóloga Cecilia Piñero, me pide este artículo que surge del taller que les impartí sobre experimentación coral:
In december 2015 I exposed my rare scores at Mujeres en la Música stand in the international fair Expoclásica.
As a part of Festival Intramurs. Poster: Map: Stickers:
2015'VI'17. Impro al piano sobre 'El maquinista de La General' de Buster Keaton
Conservatory 'Jerónimo Meseguer' in Almansa invites me to give a talk on my creations, with the performance of them by the students: PROGRAM: DIVERTIMENTO. Primer movimiento · osm14#1 (Almansa, 2001) MªJosé Castillo (Violín), Sofía Pina (Violín), María Sánchez (Viola), Carmen García (Violoncello) PEQUEÑO FAGOT · osm11# (Almansa, 2000) * Pascual Martínez (Fagot), José Juan […]
Media: Biblioteca de la Universidad Europea de Madrid: El hombre mosca en la American Space Madrid
Alfredo Carrión, curator PROGRAM RiChiamo* (2012) in the version for piano and string quartet RCSMM (Royal Conservatory of Madrid) ensemble. Sebastián Mariné, conductor Elisa, Para** (2007) for alto sax and piano Felipe Zaragozí, sax Jorge Jambrina, piano Pequeña guitarra*+ (1999-2004) for solo guitar Pilar Rius, guitarra Sonata (2002) for violín and piano Pablo Gastaminza, violín Hortensia […]
On October 31st 2014, a day after the anniversary of poet Miguel Hernández death, Dúa de Pel performs 'De la raíz a la hoja' a theatrical-musical happening at the festival Abierto de Acción, in Orihuela (Alicante), as a tribute to the poet. This was the first happening of Dúa de Pel, that was born that […]
Curated by Laura Corcuera from La Selecta, laboratory for the arts and sciences of the North Mountains of Madrid. Stickers:
Music summercamp MUSA. Felipe Zaragozí, director Festival 'Nits al so del aigua'. Altea (Alicante) Some pieces performed by the camp professors: Shelley I, for solo clarinet https://youtu.be/AgwExhXwIQU Amor y cantilena, for saxophone quartet https://youtu.be/AduERJ6alxc Pequeña suite peninsular, para quinteto de viento https://youtu.be/0bcP7E_b8eY JudiCanciones, for brass quintet https://youtu.be/uQJdimZVU0w Misa RobertAna, for ensemble […]
During artist books fairs 'Más que libros' 2013 and 2014 in Madrid, I've been participating with my 'rare scores' as part of Sigilosamente collective, whose leader is Miguel Ángel Invarato. This artists collective has a very special phylosophy that consists in 'sigilar' (sealing) every piece with sealing wax before exposing it, so that they remain closed […]
6th Mono+Graphic, curated by Almudena Albi Parra, from and to Entredós Foundation (Madrid). [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWdDGQQa5yc?rel=0] Map: Stickers:
https://youtu.be/c_r_nxGYzS8 Production team: Aludena Albi, curator Juanma Aragón, video Pictures: PROGRAM (with links to some videos): April 2nd 2014: the opening. - Harmonic procession - Interview - Guided visit to the exhibition April 9th 2014: the concert. Cantilena from The Monkey (2010) Eva, Reyes, Tania, Julia, Inés, Maika, Luisa, Marta, Sonia Mi habitación […]
The final act for the Dignity Marches (people from all over the country walking towards Madrid, the capital, asking for dignity) was a big concert with more than 1000 people playing and singing, and more than 2 million people listening and celebrating. Police closed the act through violence before we could make a good ending. […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzH1Q651GF8 PROGRAM (with some links to videos): At 19:00 Cello mantra (2011) choreography for cello, breathing and two bells Ana Belén Berenguer, performance artist Sonia Megías, assistant Loli García, guidance for the audience - Break - At 20:00 La maleta (2009) videoprojection and acting Sonia Megías, performance artist Eduardo Momeñe, video Si pudiera (2002), lyrics […]
BEA Festival (Braojos Open Scene). Curated by Laura Corcuera as a part of activities from La Selecta, laboratory of arts and sciences of the North Mountains of Madrid. Stickers: Place: Main streets of Braojos de la Sierra.
With music by Sonia Megías, texts and acting by Eva Guillamón, percussions by Manu Alcaraz and Miguel Ángel Real, and cooking by Fran Martínez.
Closing act of Almansa Popular University. Curated by Juan Luis García del Rey, director of the University, and Loli García, yoga teacher. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMHyZCpfn70?rel=0] Stickers: Map:
Sonia Megías, pianist for soprano Estela Ortega.
La fotógrafa Ela R que R ha hecho unas preciosas postales de mis partituras
Opening act of Festival Nits d'Aielo i Art. Prosperidad neighborhood - Teatro Pradillo. Curated by Llorenç Barber [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL_15SzLXag?list=UU9YzGUaWTfLxnkH-XuWymTw] Stickers: Map: Pictures:
PROGRAM (with link to videos): Cello Mantra (2011), choreography for bow, breathing and two bells. Ana Belén Berenguer, performance artist AvShalom (2010), crying for 6 voices for the son of David. Nur Chorus. José Manuel López Blanco, conductor ¿Te acuerdas? (2008), for soprano y piano. Alfonsina Storni, lyrics Estela Ortega, soprano José María Monteagudo, […]
Closing act of my work with the National System of Choruses and Orchestras of El Salvador. Curated by Fernando Fajardo, representing the Spanish Cooperation. https://youtu.be/-mCb_V2OYJE 2012'IX'8. San Salvador. II Procesión armónica - cartel Stickers: Promenade: Paseo de Santa Tecla
Download the program here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOjF3xIOVS4
Closing act of my Fulbright Grant at the New York University. Curated by professor John Gilbert. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZkQiUHSrdM] Stickers: Map: Pictures:
On May 6th 2012, professor John Gilbert curated this musical gymkana as our final work for subject 'Music as a Tool for Spiritual Connection'. This gymkana had several events. Some videos: https://youtu.be/WZkQiUHSrdM https://youtu.be/05q3MMJWMuw Some pictures:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MSEF947fE8 Produced by the Cervantes Institute of New York, while Javier Baldivieso was the administrator and Javier Rioyo the director. Pictures from the exhibition: Pictures from the concert: PROGRAM (with links to the videos): Improvisación de bienvenida · en terrazas y jardín tod@s junt@s Segunda Beckettiana (2010) poema de Eva Guillamón · en […]
Video-summary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9a5EMU_bliU Team of producers: Phill Niblock and Katherine Liberovskaya, curators Margarita Danielian, catering Phill Niblock y Fred Bernas, cameras Thessia Machado, flyers design and video edition PROGRAM (with links to the videos): Mal(in)con(i)ci (2004) projection Paola Boioli, video Alessandra Rombola, flute Jesus Aranda, clarinet Pilar Crespo, violin Ana Belen Berenguer, cello German Alonso, Spanish […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxtY9FMJHdE Production team: Merche Blasco, curator María Marinas, coordinator Margarita Danielian, catering Yarisa Colón, special edition for Skins#1 Brian McCann, camera PROGRAM (with video links): Barcelona 2010 - Invierno Oblicuo (2010) CoroDelantal Skins#1 (2010), dedicated to Patti Kilroy premiere: Patti Kilroy, violin and loop pedal Shelley I (2004), dedicated to José Andrés Pérez […]
Proto Gonzo Project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhsctenUxmQ
On June 26th 2010, Tania R. Manglano and Blanca Aller curated a concert on my music at the University of Alcalá de Henares. This was the preparation of my MONO+GRAPHICs. Vídeos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ezgm5y16qXc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCqOrr2Vbx4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7yrNxRoEOU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0LKELHYy7c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_VqNWpmWJk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6od_fv27rs Pictures:
From January to April 2009 I could enjoy the Grant for spanyards by the artists residency Casa de Velázquez, Academy of France in Madrid. In this place, I met other artists and researcher with which I collaborated and reciprocally nourished:
CD: Fémina Clásica Company: Sello Autor M-48446 Piece recorded: LBaila
The academic year 2007-2008 I was teacher at the Music Conservatory 'Mestro Gómez Villa', in Cieza (Murcia, Spain), teaching the following classes: Analisys Harmony Composition Fundamentals Choral chant After the final concert. June 2008, conservatory's auditorium.
During academic year 2006-2007 I collaborated as a musician with several projects at the Royal School of Drama of Madrid. Here there's one of them.