Songs centred on the theme of Cervantes.
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.
Elena Grajera, mezzo-soprano
Alfredo García, baritone
Isabel Gil, guitar
Laura Sierra, piano
This is the fourth volume comemorating the 400th anniversary of the first edition of Cervantes’ “Don Quijot”. In this CD, various works by the all female, IberoAmerican composers centre around the theme of the women who appear in the novel.
The selected composers are the Spanish born Matilde Salvador, Carmen Marina Gioconda, Zulema de la Cruz, Beatriz Arzamendi and the Mexican born Ana Lara.
On Saturday, December 14, the baritone Alfredo García sang at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires with a singing recital in which he was accompanied by Argentine pianist Marcelo Ayub.
With the participation of Plácido Domingo
Ainhoa Arteta Soprano
Laura Sheerin Soprano
Verónica Villarroel Soprano
Nancy Fabiola Herrera Mezzo-soprano
Amelia Font Mezzo-soprano
Benito Rodríguez Tenor
Alfredo García Barítono
Juan Carlos Heredia Barítono
The magazine Ópera Actual, have selected Alfredo García among the best singers in their number for the month of November, according to the operas critics of their collaborators around the world. In this list there are artists like Cecilia Bartoli, Javier Camarena, Nancy Fabiola-Herrera or René Pape.