"Es del alma todo el paisaje" in the Noches del Carmen, Seville


On Monday, June 3, at 8:30 pm, Sax-Ensemble (Francisco Martínez, Pilar Montejano and Miriam Castellanos) will perform the work by Sergio Blardony Es del alma todo el paisaje, written for two saxophones and electronic 4 channels on a poem by Pilar Martín Gila. It will be in the Noches del Carmen at CSM Manuel Castillo of Sevilla. In the program, works by Jean Claude Risset, Eneko Vadillo, Joseba Torre and José Manuel López López will also be performed.
More info: Sax-Ensemble Foundation

"Red Werther" and "A-cronos | u-topos" world premiere at IVAHM 19


Two videoclips by Marta Azparren with music by Sergio Blardony can be seen in installation format at the IVAHM 19 New Media Arts Festival at the Zapadores Museum, in Madrid, from May 22 to 2 June. On the one hand, Red Werther (with the collaboration of cellist Trino Zurita), and the premiere of A-cronos | u-topos, a quadraphony piece made for a seminar about "Utopia and failure" coordinated by Pilar Martín Gila.
More info: IVAHM 19 Festival

"Es del alma todo el paisaje" at Lázaro Galdiano Museum


Next Sunday, May 12, at 12 pm., the saxophone duo SaxIberian Project, formed by Henrique Portovedo and Francisco Martínez, will perform Es del alma todo el paisaje, for baritone and tenor saxophones and electronics, about a poem by Pilar Martín Gila. It will be in the auditorium of the Lázaro Galdiano Museum in Madrid, and works by Luis Nieto Costa, Jesús Villa Rojo, Joseba Torre and Paulo Ferreira Lopes will be performed on the program.
More info: Lázaro Galdiano Museum

"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