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Romances

19 November 2015 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm

Free

Programme:

– “La Maja Dolorosa” Tonadilla de E. Granados
– “La zagala alegre” E. Toldra
– “Anhelos” de J. Turina
– “De los álamos vengó,madre” de J. Rodrigo

– Marinero en tierra, Rodolfo Halffter
– La corza blanca, Ernesto Halffter
– Cançó del Teuladí Joaquín Rodrigo
– Trobadoresca Joaquín Rodrigo
– Del Cabello más sutil, Fernando Obradors

– La tabernera del puerto, de Pablo Sorozábal, “No puede ser”
– Montecarmelo, de Federico Moreno Torroba ” Madre de mis amores”
– Jugar con fuego, de Francisco Barbieri ” Un tiempo fue”

– El Gato montés, de Manuel Penella (dúo)
– Doña Francisquita, de Amadeo Vives (dúo)

Performers:
Susana Casas, soprano
Eduard Mas Bacardit, tenor
Jorge Carrasco, piano

Susana Casas, soprano
Susana Casas was born in Sevilla. She born in Seville (Spain) and studied singing in Madrid. She has sung as a soloist both in opera, operetta, zarzuela and musical theatre (The Phantom of the Opera, Amadeus, La Traviata, Il Segreto di Susana, La Voix Humaine, etc. ) She has also performed in Latin America (Mexico, Peru and Cuba) and was a finalist at the International Singing Competition in Trujillo, Peru.
Other collaborations include: Henry Purcell’s The Fairy Queen with the Company of Contemporary Dance of Andalusia, Alfano’s Cyrano de Bergerac, Puccini’s Turandot and Manon Lescaut, Busoni’s Turandot, Verdi’s La Traviata and Don Carlo, Humperdinck’s Haensel and Gretel, Mozart’s Le Nozze di Fígaro etc at Teatro de La Maestranza in Seville. She is a member of the Open Music Project with the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla (ROSS). She will soon take part in the opera The little Sweep by B.Britten in Spain.

Juan de Dios Mateos, tenor
Born in Almería (Spain), he started his singing studies in 2006 at the age of 17 at the Almería Conservatoire, while he was studying flute. In 2010 he was awarded the diploma on Music Education by the University of Almería. One year later he finished his flute studies with the best marks of his promotion and in 2013 he received a Master diploma by the University of Jaén in Acting and Opera Interpretation.
His singing career started in 2009 with Le Nozze di Figaro (Basilio and Curzio). Since then he has performed roles in Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio), Bastien und Bastienne (Bastien), West Side Story (Tony), The Phantom of the Opera (Raoul), Luisa Fernanda (Javier) and many opera and zarzuela recitals.
He has studied with Coral Morales, Francisco Crespo, Francesca Roig, Francisco Poyato, Jaume Aragall, Carlos Hacar or Lionel Sarrazin among others and currently he studies with Carlos Aransay.
Since March 2015 he sings with Paris National Opera Chorus and has been invited to participate with the Opera Studio of Paris to sing Le Vol Retour (role of Bidule) next December.

Jorge Carrasco, piano
Spanish pianist Jorge Carrasco was born in Torrevieja, Aicante where he studied piano. In London he has specialised in ballet accompaniment, working as a main repetiteur at the “Central School of Ballet” and ” London Contemporary Dance School “. He studied Lied at the Staatlische Hochschule fur Musik de Karlsuhe (Germany) and was a pupil of Hartmut Holl and Mitsuko Shirai. Jorge sings as a tenor with London ensembles such as Coro Cervantes and The Renaissance Singers.

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Details

Date:
19 November 2015
Time:
1:10 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Song in the City
The Parish and Ward Church of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate, Bishopsgate
London, EC2M 3TL United Kingdom
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Website:
http://songinthecity.org