A Lecture by Germán Gan-Quesada

MAR 07, 2014 | 2:30 PM TO 4:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

3491

WHEN:

March 07, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

Description

Musicologist Germán Gan-Quesada will present a lecture at the Graduate Center, CUNY on the avant-garde in 20th Century Spanish music. His talk, Spain Was Not (So) Different: In Search of a Spanish Music Avant-Garde, will examine the ways that Spanish composers responded to various trends in the avant-garde world in the period 1956-1975. Gan-Quesada completed his Ph.D. in Art History-Musicology from the University of Granada in 2003, completing his dissertation on the composer Cristóbal Halffter and is, at present, a Lecturer in Musicology in the Department of Arts and Musicology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.