"Locura" at Montevideo

The work Locura by Sergio Blardony, for soprano and piano, about a poem by Pilar Martín Gila, will be performed by soprano Sylvie Robert and pianist Daniel Francis on Wednesday, April 10 at 8 pm. in the Zitarrosa Hall of Montevideo, which will open the season of one of the longest-running cycles in Uruguay, Núcleo Música Nueva. In the program you can also hear works by Graciela Paraskevaídis, Fabrice Lengronne, Vladimir Guicheff Bogacz and Carlos Pellegrino.

"Un soplo que vacía el pecho" at Florida

The New-Music Consortium, University of South Florida’s student-run new music organization, has named Sergio Blardony (Spain), with his work Un soplo que vacía el pecho, and Gintas Kraptavičius (Lithuania), with looking forward, the winners of the 2019 International Call for Scores. The selected works will be performed on the New-Music Consortium’s April 5th concert at the University of South Florida’s School of Music. The concert will take place at 7:30pm in USF’s Barness Recital Hall and is free and open to the public. The New-Music Consortium announced their call for scores during the fall of 2018 and received 175 submissions from 40 countries. The call for scores was open to composers of all ages and all career stages, with the categories of acoustic chamber music and electronic music. Through a blind judging process, the members of the New-Music Consortium selected one winning work in each category.