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The Hispanic Society of America presents "From Barcelona with Passion: Enrique Granados in New York"

The Hispanic Society Concert Series 2015-2016 will focus on the works of the Catalan composer Enric Granados (1867-1916). Granados spent the final months of his life in New York, during which he performed several concerts that were highly acclaimed.


Born in Lleida in 1867, Enric Granados studied the piano and composition in Barcelona and then in Paris, returning to Barcelona in 1889. He won distinction as a pianist and popularity in Spain with his contributions to the zarzuela. In 1916 he was drowned in the English Channel when the boat on which he was returning home from an American tour by way of Liverpool was torpedoed.


In addition to a number of zarzuelas, Granados wrote an opera called Goyescas, derived from piano pieces after paintings by Goya. This was first performed at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1916. An Intermezzo from the opera, either in orchestral form or as a duet for cello and piano, has proved viable in the concert hall.

Piano Music and Orchestral Arrangements

The 12 Danzas españolas (‘Spanish Dances’) are immensely effective, both in their original piano version and in various instrumental and orchestral arrangements. The Goyescas of 1911 are more ambitious in their technical requirements. There are further compositions for piano, including six pieces based on popular Spanish songs and seven Valses poéticos.


"From Barcelona with Passion: Enric Granados in New York" at The Hispanic Society of America


December 10, 2015

“Vocal & Dance Music by Enric Granados”


April 14, 2016

“Chamber Music by Enric Granados”


May 12, 2016

Piano Masterpieces by Enric Granados”


This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and Spain Culture New York-Consulate General of Spain.


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