Canciones Populares

  • VENUE: Off-Site
  • BOOKINGS: Essential
  • PRESENTER: Luminescence Chamber Singers
  • WHEN: 25 June 2021
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Spanish folk songs for voice and guitar.

Perhaps Spain’s most distinguished composer of the 20th Century, Manuel De Falla and his music have been hailed as giving voice to the very soul of Spain. In this first instalment of Luminescence Chamber Singers’ SoloSeries, mezzo-soprano AJ America and guitarist Minh Le Hoang perform De Falla’s most famous cycle of Spanish folk songs, as well as songs by Falla’s life-long friend, Spanish poet Frederico Garcia Lorca.

Canciones Popilares will run for approximately 1 hour.

Where: Friday 25 June, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, Larry Sitsky Recital Room, School of Music ANU

ARTISTS

AJ AMERICA, Mezzo Soprano

MINH LE HOANG, Guitar

PROGRAMME

Federico Gacia LORCA, Canciones Españolas Antiguas

Trad Arr. Miguel Llobet, El Noi de La Mare

Isaac ALBÉNIZ ed. Yasuo ABE, Mallorca

Ariel RAMIREZ arr. Jorge CARDOSO,  Alfonsona y el Mar

Antonio LAURO, Carora

Manuel DA FALLA, Siete Canciones Populares Españolas

This concert is generously supported by the Embassy of Spain in Australia.

Patrons are invited to join Luminescence Chamber Singers and the Embassy of Spain in Australia for a reception after the performance (7.30pm – 8.30pm).