Alfredo García on “Viaje a Ítaca”, Radio Clásica program (RNE) with Carlos Matesanz
Radio Clásica program “Viaje a Ítaca” r includes in its edition on January 7 2016, a long interview with baritone Alfredo Garcia, conducted by journalist and music critic Carlos Matesanz, director of the program. The interview comes on the occasion of the staging, by the Teatro Real and Teatros del Canal, of the opera by Tomás Marco “El Caballero de la Triste Figura”, in which the baritone breathes life into the character of Don Quixote. In the one-hour duration, a broad review of his career is done.
In addition to the views and opinions expressed during the interview about music, voice and other related arts, several fragments of I. Albéniz, LV Beethoven, Ana Lara, and Tomas Marco, which Alfredo Garcia has played throughout his career, could be heard.
It is not the first time Alfredo Garcia attends Radio Clásica studios, he had previously participated in the “La Dársena” led by Jesus Trujillo and “Constelación Boulez” by Alicia Perris.
Photos: Aisha Zehni
Release of a new CD wit a compilation of Cervantes inspired songs , with texts mainly taken from “Don Quijote” and brought to life by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
The performers are Elena Grajera, mezzo-soprano, Alfredo García, baritone, Isabel Gil, guitar and Laura Sierra, piano.
Poem by Clara Janés to Alfredo García in the book “Hidden Variables” (“Variables Ocultas”) and published by Vaso Roto.
“To whom that sings, he has been granted the gift of loquacity” is the beginning of this poem.
In January of 2016 and in co-production with the Teatro Real and the Teatros del Canal de Madrid, the opera of “The Knight of the Sad Figure “ will be brought new to the stage. 2016 commemorates the 400th aniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes (b. Alcala de Henares, 29th September , 1547- d.Madrid, 22nd April, 1616).