Music.  Huddersfield,  21/11/2014

Leading Catalan composers and artists are preparing to perform at the 2014 contemporary music festival in Huddersfield (21 to 30 November) – the second year of a partnership between the Festival and the Institut Ramon Llull. The programme includes the UK premiere of Hector Parra’s latest orchestral work, an extraordinary audio-visual installation by leading sound artist/filmmaker Carlos Casas and an improvisation from the unparalleled pianist Agustí Fernández.

Performing Arts.  London,  12/11/2014
Provocative, playful, conceptual and subversive, the third edition of Currency, presented by The Place and Crying Out Loud, brings to London some of the most interesting emerging artists from the performance scene in Europe. Catalan dancer Sònia Sánchez will present her show 'Pliegues' on 12 November in a double bill with Hungarian company Dányi, Molnár & Vadas.
Music.  London,  10/11/2014
Conformed by flutist Alba Bru, soprano Peyee Chen and guitarist Diego Castro, Tracensemble emerges as a new ensemble project created to explore the richeness of this particular instrumental combination. Don't miss their concert on Monday 10 November at 1.10pm at Blackheath Halls as part of the Lunchtime Recitals programme. 
Performing Arts.  Swansea, Kingsway, Treorchy,  07/11/2014
Awarded Catalan company Mar Gómez present their most recent show 'Shrinking god' in the UK from 7 to 13 November at Taliesin Arts Centre (Swansea), The Riverfront (Kingsway) and Park & Dare Theatre (Theorchy). This energetic performance full of sense of humour tells the peculiar relationship between a man and a woman and their adventures.
Literature.  UK,  06/11/2014
Autumn brings to the UK the translation from Catalan of three essential books, two novels from the 20th century, Uncertain Glory by Joan Sales (MacLehose Press, tr. Peter Bush) and The Gray Notebook by Josep Pla (NYRB, tr. Peter Bush) as well as a contemporary book by one of the most internationally celebrated Catalan authors of our times, Confessions by Jaume Cabré (Arcadia Press, tr. Mara Faye Lethem).

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