18-10-2024 18:30


Universidad De Deusto. Sala Ellacur铆a

Speakers: Mariela Rubio y Rafael Bernardo

Biographies: Directors and presenters of the programme Play Opera in Cadena Ser.

Rafa鈥檚 father was not willing to renounce opera in order to look after a child. Therefore, this child grew up listening to opera since his early childhood. The result, indescribable. Verdian.

Mariela Rubio, an addict to Bach鈥檚 preludes for well-tempered clavier, proposed Rafa a musical adventure on the radio and he inexplicably accepted. Wagnerian


22-11-2024 18:30


Universidad De Deusto. Auditorio

Speaker: Pedro Halffter.

Biography: Composer and conductor. He has been director of the N眉rnberg Symphony, the Gran Canaria Philharmonic, the Seville Symphony and artistic director of the Maestranza of Seville. He regularly conducts important orchestras on prestigious international stages. Of his successes as a composer, the versions of Wagner and Ullmann stand out, as well as twenty of his own works. He has recordings for the Deutsche Grammophon, Warner Music and Warner Classics labels. He is a member of the Royal Academy of BBAA of Santa Isabel de Hungary of Seville.


17-01-2025 18:30


Universidad De Deusto. Auditorio

Speaker: Luis Gago.

Biography: He has been Deputy Director and Programme Manager for Radio 2 (RNE), member of the Serious Music Experts Group of the European Broadcasting Union, Coordinator of the RTVE Symphony Orchestra and Editor of Teatro Real. He has produced radio programmes for the BBC and is the author of numerous articles and monographs, the book Bach (1995) and the Spanish version of the New Harvard Dictionary of Music. He usually prepares the subtitles in Spanish for the Royal Opera House, the English National Opera and the Digital Concert Hall of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. He is an editor and music critic for Revista de Libros, music critic for El Pa铆s and co-director, together with Tabea Zimmermann, of the Chamber Music Festival of the Beethoven-Haus in Bonn.


14-02-2025 18:30


Universidad De Deusto. Auditorio

Speaker: Eva Sandoval.

Biography: Musicologist and journalist for RTVE鈥檚 Radio Clasica since 2008. She has presented programmes such as T茅 para Tres, Grandes Ciclos, M煤sica Viva or Estudio 206. At present she directs, together with Clara Sanchez, the magazine Caf茅 Zimmermann, with interviews and live music performances, as well as the programme on contemporary culture Miramondo Multiplo, together with Jos茅 Luis Besada. She presents the RTVE Symphony Orchestra and Choir concerts in Los conciertos de La 2 as well as operas in El Palco, in addition to other broadcast musical events. She collaborates in music magazines, regularly writes programme notes for the major music institutions, presents concerts, gives conferences, acts as moderator or participant in round tables and presents classical music records.


16-05-2025 18:30


Universidad De Deusto. Auditorio

Speaker: Rub茅n Am贸n.

Biography: Journalist and writer. He Works for El Confidencial digital newspaper and usually takes part in different broadcasting and audiovisual media, such as Onda Cero, Antena3 and La Sexta. He has published several books on different topics, such as research on the secrets of El Prado (Temas de Hoy 1997), Pl谩cido Domingo鈥檚 biography, Un Coloso en el Teatro del Mundo (Planeta 2012) or El Triunvirato: Carreras, Domingo y Pavarotti, Cuando la Opera Llena Estadios (Temas de Hoy 1996). Sangre, Poes铆a y Pasi贸n: Dos Siglos de M煤sica, Ruido y Silencio en el Teatro Real (Alianza Editorial 2018).