World premiere "Detrás de los párpados" at EPOS Lab 2018


On Saturday, December 15, at 7,30 pm, the premiere of the EPOS Lab 2018 assembly will take place, in which Detrás de los párpados will be performed for the first time, the work of Sergio Blardony on a poem by Pilar Martín Gila, written for mezzo, cello, electronics and video. The concert-stage, result of the music-word creation and research laboratory directed by the composer, will take place in one of its venues, the CC Conde Duque, Madrid. In addition to this work, will be premiered works of the two guests of this edition of EPOS Lab: Una persecución en la sombra, Alberto Arroyo on a poem by Guadalupe Grande, andConservaba en la retina el negativo de la imagen circular, by César Camarero about a poem by Menchu Gutiérrez. The performers will be Marta Knörr (mezzo), Raúl Marcos (actor and staging) and the Trio Arbós. The sound design will be in charge of Juan Carlos Ares and in the audiovisual documentation Juan Vicente Chuliá.
More info: CC Conde Duque

World premiere "Apenas un roce" at Los Jameos del Agua


On Saturday, December 1, at 9 pm., the Ensemble Falla will premiere Apenas un roce, work by Sergio Blardony about a poem by Pilar Martín Gila, written as a commission for this ensemble for his concert presentation. The concert will take place in Los Jameos del Agua, Lanzarote (Canary Islands), and the program will be able to listen to works by Alberto Bernal, Roberto Sierra, Nino Diaz, Ligeti and Falla.
More info: Fundación Nino Díaz

"Una historia donde nieva fuera" at Cologne


The ensemble Continuum XXI, conducted by Alberto Arroyo, perform on Wednesday, November 28, at 8 pm, Una historia donde nieva fuera in Alte Feuerwache Köln (Germany). The work, written by Sergio Blardony about a poem by Pilar Martín Gila, uses the totality of this Baroque group (recorder, baroque violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord) and two speakers that function as characters, carrying the voices. The concert, entitled "Poesie Der Extreme", alternates baroque music with contemporary, with works by José Mª Sánchez-Verdú, Georg Ph. Telemann, Luciano Berio, Marin Marais, Alberto Bernal, György Ligeti and Tarquinio Merula.
More info: ON Neue Musik Köln

"Red Werther" at XXV Punto de Encuentro Valencia Festival


The video art work Red Werther will be programmed in program 33 of the Synchresis cycle of the XXV International Festival of Sound Art and Electroacoustic Music "Punto de Encuentro" on November 23 at 12 pm., at the SGAE Auditorium in Valencia. "Red Werther" is a video art by Marta Azparren and music by Sergio Blardony, performed by Trino Zurita (cello). Other video creations by Bret Battey, Claudia Larcher/Costantin Popp, Pedro Linde, Framcesc Martí, Daisuke Nakajoh, Pedro João Oliveira or Inés Wickmann/Francis Dhomont can be seen on the program.
More info: Synchresis

Proyecto OCNOS perform "Todo próximo e intocable" at Seville


Sunday, November 4, the VIII Encuentros Sonoros Festival of Seville hosts a concert by Proyecto OCNOS ensemble, in which the work Todo próximo e intocable will be performed, written by Sergio Blardony for a guitarist with two guitars suggested by several poems from the book Otro año del mundo by Pilar Martín Gila. At the concert, which will take place at the Turina Space at 7 pm., the Proyecto OCNOS will also perform works by Rebecca Saunders, Gyorgy Kurtag, Gabriel Erkoreka and Olga Neuwirth.
Más info: Encuentros Sonoros Festival

"Y apenas paso la mano por el vacío" at Segovia


PluralEnsemble, conducted by Fabián Panisello, perform Y apenas paso la mano por el vacío, piece for ensemble written about a poem by Pilar Martín Gila. The concert will take place on Saturday, November 3 at 7.30 pm., within the Segovia Contemporary Music Days, and works by Inés Badalo, Eneko Vadillo, Israel Estelche, Alejandro Arrocha and Fabián Panisello will be performed on the program.
More info: CNDM