Institut Ramon Llull/ Newsletter # 85



Music.  London,  08/06/2018

London Catalan Festival: Women in Jazz

The Institute Ramon Llull and PizzaExpress Live present the London Catalan Festival: Women in Jazz from 8-10 June at PizzaExpress Jazz Club in Soho, London. Expect wonderful and exciting performances from Sara Pi, Eva Fernandez, Giulia Valle, and Andrea Motis!


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Performing.  Carlow, Ireland,  08/06/2018

Kamchàtka, CRIS-IS, and Tombs Creatius at Carlow Arts Festival 2018

Catalan contemporary street theatre Kamchàtka, Catalan clown Cristina Solé, and Catalan street art company Tobs Creatius will all be performing at Carlow Arts Festival 2018 from Friday, 8 June until Sunday, 10 June 2018. All Catalan events at Carlow Arts Festival are free to attend and have received the support of Institute Ramon Llull.

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Literature.  London,  28/06/2018

Catalan Literary Translation Workshop at Queen Mary University London

The Centre for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary University London, in collaboration with Institute Ramon Llull, will host a Catalan Literary Translation Workshop with professional translator Peter Bush and with the participation of Catalan novelist Teresa Solana, Director of the Centre for Catalan Studies Dr. John London, and Catalan Language Lecturer Carme Calduch.

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Literature.  Hay-on-Wye,  01/06/2018

Alicia Kopf in conversation with Daniel Hahn at Hay Festival Wales

Catalan writer Alicia Kopf will be speaking about her novel Brother in Ice in conversation with Daniel Hahn at Hay Festival Wales on 1 June at 5.30pm at the Compass. 


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Literature.  London and Nottingham,  02/06/2018

Alicia Kopf presents Brother in Ice: UK bookstore tour 2018

Catalan author Alicia Kopf will be presenting and reading fragments of her new novel Brother in Ice in London on Saturday, 2 June, and Nottingham on Monday, 4 June. Brother in Ice was published by And Other Stories on 23 April 2018 in the UK.




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Music.  London,  10/06/2018

Pianist Maria Canyigueral will perform ‘Avant-guarding Mompou’

Catalan pianist Maria Canyigueral will present ‘Avant-guarding Mompou’, an exploration of Catalan composer and pianist Frederic Mompou and his Cançons i danses, on Sunday, 10 June 2018 at Conway Hall in London. Her concert is part of the Inspired by… series of concerts organised by EUNIC and in collaboration with Institute Ramon Llull, Fundació Frederic Mompou, Instituto Cervantes, and Arts Council England.

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Music.  Dublin and Birmingham,  29/06/2018

Jordi Savall & HESPÈRION XXI: Homage to Syria concerts in Dublin and Birmingham

Jordi Savall, together with HESPÈRION XXI will be in concert on Thursday, 28 June in the National Concert Hall in Dublin at 8pm, and on Friday, 29 June in Birmingham's Town Hall at 7.30pm. Homage to Syria ‘was conceived as an act of solidarity to help raise awareness of this dramatic conflict and the terrible war of repression suffered by the Syrian people’- Jordi Savall.

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Performing.  Cork, Ireland,  15/06/2018

Kamchàtka at Cork Midsummer Festival 2018

Catalan contemporary street theatre Kamchàtka will be performing at Cork Midsummer Festival 2018 on 15 June at 4.30pm. Cork Midsummer Festival runs from 15-24 June 2018.

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Music.  London,  28/06/2018

Pau Alabajos in concert at QMUL

Valencian singer and songwriter Pau Alabajos will be giving a concert at Queen Mary University of London on June 28 at 7.30pm. This concert is part of the events taking place in the framework of the Catalan Literary Translation Workshop organised by the Centre for Catalan Studies, which will take place on the days 28 and 29 of June 2018.



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Thought.  London,  15/06/2018

Call for Papers for the conference 'Mediating the Catalan Independence Movement'

The Centre for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary University London has opened a Call for Papers for the conference 'Mediating the Catalan Independence Movement', that will take place from 12-13 September 2018 at Senate House in London. The Call for Papers ends 15 June 2018.

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