"Locura" at Montevideo


The work Locura by Sergio Blardony, for soprano and piano, about a poem by Pilar Martín Gila, will be performed by soprano Sylvie Robert and pianist Daniel Francis on Wednesday, April 10 at 8 pm. in the Zitarrosa Hall of Montevideo, which will open the season of one of the longest-running cycles in Uruguay, Núcleo Música Nueva. In the program you can also hear works by Graciela Paraskevaídis, Fabrice Lengronne, Vladimir Guicheff Bogacz and Carlos Pellegrino.
More info: Facebook event

"Un soplo que vacía el pecho" at Florida


The New-Music Consortium, University of South Florida’s student-run new music organization, has named Sergio Blardony (Spain), with his work Un soplo que vacía el pecho, and Gintas Kraptavičius (Lithuania), with looking forward, the winners of the 2019 International Call for Scores. The selected works will be performed on the New-Music Consortium’s April 5th concert at the University of South Florida’s School of Music. The concert will take place at 7:30pm in USF’s Barness Recital Hall and is free and open to the public. The New-Music Consortium announced their call for scores during the fall of 2018 and received 175 submissions from 40 countries. The call for scores was open to composers of all ages and all career stages, with the categories of acoustic chamber music and electronic music. Through a blind judging process, the members of the New-Music Consortium selected one winning work in each category.
More info: Notice at USF website

"La madre parada", selected by the OEGZM, will be performed in Vienna and Graz


La madre parada (baritone saxophone and electronics version), about a poem by Pilar Martín Gila, has been one of the two pieces selected in the instrument with electronics category  by the Österreichische Gesellschaft für zeitgenössische Musik (Austrian Society of Contemporary Music) for to be performed on April 1 and 3 in Vienna and Graz, respectively, by Matej Bunderla (sax) and Peter Venus (electronics). The other piece selected is by composer Demian Rudel Rey. This version for baritone saxophone is registered by David Hernando Vitores on his second CD HARIA and was originally written at the request of Santiago Martínez Abad, and will also be released on a forthcoming CD.
More info: OEGZM

"Entre el murmullo y el vuelo" and "Tracto" at the CPM Arturo Soria Spring Concerts


On Wednesday, March 20, a concert will take place in the Spring Concert Cycle organized by CPM Arturo Soria, in which two works by Sergio Blardony will be performed: Entre el murmullo y el vuelo -for actress, soprano/bass saxophone and electronics, on texts by Pilar Martín Gila- and Tracto -bass saxophone and video version-, the latter from the video creation by Marta Azparren, who will be in charge of the staging. The program includes two other pieces by Alberto Arroyo and Alberto Posadas. The artistic team will be formed by Prado Pinilla (actress), Andrés Gomis (saxophones), Alberto Arroyo and Sergio Blardony (electronics) and Sergio G. Domínguez (lighting).
More info: CPM Arturo Soria website

"Red Werther" at MADATAC Festival


Cineteca Matadero Madrid will screen Friday 22 and Saturday 23 February, Red Werther, video creation by Marta Azparren with music by Sergio Blardony and the collaboration of cellist Trino Zurita, among many other artists. It will be inside the MADATAC festival in the official session that will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Plató room (Friday 22) and at 18.30. in the Borau room (Saturday 23).
More info: Cineteca Matadero

"Es del alma todo el paisaje" at RCSMM


This work, written by Blardony for two saxophones (tenor and baritone) and electronica (4 channels), on a poem by Pilar Martín Gila, was commissioned for the 20th anniversary of Cuenca World Heritage City at the request of Miriam Castellanos, who premiered it with Pilar Montejano in 2017 at the Teatro-Auditorium of Cuenca. On this occasion it will be possible to listen to a concert of the Master's New Technologies in Contemporary Music at the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid, Tomás Luis de Vitoria Concert Hall, on Friday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m., performed by David Nañez and Samuel Fuentes.

More info: Master RCSMM