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Perspectives Ensemble.
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Homage to Catalonia: In Celebration of the Centenary of Xavier Montsalvatge
This landmark concert celebrates the centenary of Xavier Montsalvatge (1912–2002) with works by major Catalan composers little-known in the US, interspersed with film clips of performances and interviews. A PostClassical Production in association with the Foundation for Iberian Music and the Morgan.

Tim Fain, violin
Harolyn Blackwell, soprano
Lynn Baker, piano
Perspectives Ensemble (Sato Moughalian, artistic director)
Angel Gil-Ordóñez, conductor

Casals (arr.), The Song of the Birds (1971 film)
Montsalvatge, Cinco canciones negras (soprano and piano)
Benet Casablancas, Song, Dance and Celebration (chamber ensemble)---world premiere
Mompou, Combat del Somni (soprano and piano)
Robert Gerhard, Libra (chamber ensemble)
Interlude: Montsalvatge on film
Montsalvatge, Cinco invocaciones al crucificado (soprano, chamber ensemble), Concertino 1+13 (solo violin and chamber orchestra), Madrigal sobre un tema popular (El cant dels ocells) (soprano and chamber orchestra)
Friday, September 28, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Preconcert talk at 7 p.m. with Joseph Horowitz, artistic director of PostClassical Productions, Antoni Pizà, director of the Foundation for Iberian Music, and conductor Angel Gil-Ordóñez.

Tickets: $35; $25 for Members

Additional support for this concert is provided by the Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sports, Spain Arts & Culture, Institut Ramon Llull, Instituto Cervantes, Consulate General of Spain in New York, and The City University of New York. Further support for the Perspectives Ensemble is provided by the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation, the Hegardt Foundation, and the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation.

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Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.

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Background images: Photography by Todd Eberle unless otherwise noted. © 2006 Todd Eberle.