Feliz Navidad con... Merry Christmas with... Joaquín Rodrigo
Winter is approaching and it will soon be time to prepare for Christmas. Maestro Rodrigo, through his music, invites us to enter the living room and set up a special Nativity scene with the characters from his Christmas carols, which are 'prehaps the purest and most direct of the songs I have composed'... In our story they are all there waiting for us: Mary, the holy shepherd boy eith his little lamb, the palm tree, the goldfinch, the star...
The presentation of the book-CD will take place Thursday, October 20th, at 19:30,, at the Joaquín Rodrigo Auditorium, Eduardo Úrculo Cultural Center, in the district of Tetuán (Plaza Donoso, 5, Metro Ventilla), Madrid.
Premiere of the ballet Sergio and Lola, with choreography by Ricardo Cue and performances by Lola Greco and Sergio Bernal.
Loca Greco and the dance revelation Sergio Bernal at Spain's Festival of Cap Roig premiered a choreography by Ricardo Cue on Joaquín Rodrigo's Concierto andaluz, marking the 110th anniversary of the composer's bith.
Ricardo Cue remarked that "Spanish dance must have its own pas de deux equivalent to those of classical ballet".
Lola Greco, daughter of Spanish dancer José Greco, recalled her father's close friendship with Joaquín Rodrigo. Cecilia Rodrigo, who attended a performance, said her father would have been delighted to attend the ballet, which he often did together with his wife Victoria Kamhi who would describe the entire choreography to him.