CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO @NEW YORK ITALIAN INSTITUTE 17th of May

May 6, 2018

Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco, The Divan of Moses ibn Ezra

Presentation by: Tina Frühauf

Luigi Attademo, guitar
 

Tookah Sapper, soprano

 

The fourth evening of the series Exile and Creativity is dedicated to a musician who, because of the racial laws, like many intellectuals and politicians, was forced to immigrate to the United States. What better way to honor him than performing his music.

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (3 April 1895 – 16 March 1968) was an Italian composer, pianist and writer. He was known as one of the foremost guitar composers of the twentieth century, and for this instrument he composed close to one hundred compositions. In 1939, following the promulgation of the racial laws in Italy, he immigrated to the United States, where he remained until his death in 1968. The Divan of Moses ibn Ezra is one of his last compositions, and puts into music a series of poems on the exile by the great Spanish Hebrew poet who lived between the XI and the XII century.

 

 

Please reload

Featured Posts

Cremona 4 ottobre

May 1, 2013

1/2
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

  • Facebook Classic
  • Twitter Classic
  • Google Classic
This site was designed with the
.com
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now