September 21, 22 and 23, 2012
Fluxus to the People
Fluxus to the People is a program of concerts, activities, guided tours, lectures and also a documentary exhibition, all of which explore the imagination of the collective, the idea of art as a community tool and the process of de-specialization of the artist figure that is at the heart of the Fluxus movement. This program has consciously been given the format of a festival. First of all, it defends the playful, participatory and even burlesque nature of many of the avant-garde manifestations from 1960 onwards. Secondly, it explores new ways of approaching contemporary art from public activity.
04 june, 2012 - 04 june, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Proyecto Veinte21 (III)
Joan Cerveró, director
Taking as a pretext the masterpiece The Art of Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach we enter a world in which form and constructive balance represent a large part of the seduction, while never leaving behind an expressive search through the compositional formulas, processes, repetitions, calculations, counterpoint, etc, that have such a great presence in all of these works.
21 may, 2012 - 21 may, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Sonor Ensemble
Luis Aguirre, directorFederico Jusid, pianoKremena Gancheva, violín
The Sonor Ensemble, directed by its founder Luis Aguirre, brings Auditorium 400 a program that has dance as its central axis. Six pieces by Hungarian and Spanish writers, including a new one, commissioned by the CNDM, named Danzas entrelazadas, by Madrid's José Luis Turina (1952), a piece that examines the poetics related to movement and dance.
May 16, June 20 and July, 2012 - 8 p.m.
Acoustic Space #3
Art Impressions Mahou
Acoustic Space is a music series that brings together national and international proposals that show the various facets of contemporary musical creation. After the editions of 2011, in which musicians such as Peter Broderick, Bugge Wesseltoft, Cibelle, Oy, Mastretta and Lonely Drifter Karen, took part, Museo Reina Sofía once again lends its support to music, with an eclectic sample of proposals that attempt to draw a map of the array of trends making up today's diverse musical scene.
09 april, 2012 - 09 april, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Plural Ensemble
Arturo Tamayo, director
Gonzalo de Olavide in memoriam (1934-2005)
The prestigious director Arturo Tamayo is conducting a study and a recovery of the work of the Madrid-born composer Gonzalo de Olavide (1934-2005), and the result will be the recording of the musician's entire body of orchestral music for the label Verso.
March 22, 23 and 24, 2012
Sound situation. Aural drift
Sound situation: Aural Drift is a program of activities focusing on the connection between sound and drift, psychogeography and aurality, including the anthropological level and the analysis and discussion of the influence and repercussions of situationist concepts (drift, construction of situations anddétournement) in the area of sound production.
19 march, 2012 - 19 march, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Elena Gragera, mezzo. Antón Cardó, piano
The piano-mezzo soprano duo formed by Antón Cardó and Elena Gragera has a special interest in the Spanish vocal repertoire of the 20th century, as shown by their recordings of a number of Robert Gerhard's songs for voice and piano.
27 february, 2012 - 27 february, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Modus Novus
Jacobo Durán-Loriga (1958) takes on another of the commissions proposed by the Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical (CNDM), which will be performed by the Madrid-based group Modus Novus, directed by Santiago Serrate.
06 february, 2012 - 06 february, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Cuarteto, García Abril, Isabel Rey, soprano
The Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical (CNDM) is committed to strengthening the Spanish repertory of string quartets, as one of the most important and richest channels of musical creation of recent years. To this end, it has commissioned a new piece by the master Antón García Abril, one of the most outstanding composers of his generation.
29 january, 2012 - 29 january, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Grupo Vocal Kea
Enrique Azurza, director, Naoko Kikuchi, koto
The CNDM has offered one of its 15 commissions to the Gijón-born composer Juan José Eslava (1970), who divides his time and career between Japan and Madrid.
09 january, 2012 - 09 january, 2012 - 7:30 PM
CNDM. Ensemble Neoars Sonora
Founded in 2008, the young Granada-based group Neoars Sonora will be at the Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical (CNDM) to give the premier performance of two new works: Quasi una serenata by Jorge Fernández Guerra and Aleph, for voice, violin, cello and piano, by the Gerona-born composer Iluminada Pérez.