Symposium and Concert: Goya and Spanish Musics


Symposium and Concert: Goya and Spanish Musics

National Gallery of Victoria (International)
Clemenger BBDO Auditorium Ground Level

180 St Kilda Road, Southbank

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Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and National Gallery of Victoria are delighted to host a program of specialist talks and music performance, exploring music in the time of Spanish artist Francisco de Goya, and the impact of his art on the emergence of Hispanic musical modernity in the early twentieth century.

Symposium: Goya and Spanish Musics (9.30am - 2.45pm)

Curated by Michael Christoforidis, the program of lectures will include distinguished Spanish scholars Francesc Cortes (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Miguel Ángel Marín (Universidad de La Rioja), Luisa Morales (FIMTE), and local experts from the University of Melbourne and the NGV, including Michael Christoforidis, David Irving, Liz Kertesz, Geraldine Power, Yolanda Acker.

Concert: Music in the Time of Goya (3.00 – 4.00pm)

A recital of chamber music from 18th-century Spain, including works by Luigi Boccherini and Fernando Sor, performed and introduced by staff and students of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

We are pleased to acknowledge the generous support of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music’s Master Teacher Program, supported by the Victorian Government through Arts Victoria; the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Hanson Bequest Strategic Initiatives Fund ; and the partnership of the National Gallery of Victoria.

Image credit: ITALY, Luigi Boccherini c.1764–67. Oil on canvas, 133.8 x 90.7 cm. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Everard Studley Miller Bequest, 1962

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