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raquel garcía-tomás

composer | interdisciplinay creation

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Raquel García-Tomás is a composer specialising in interdisciplinary creation who completed her doctorate at the Royal College of Music of London. She was awarded the Premio Nacional de Música (National Music Award) in 2020. Her projects include collaborations with the English National Ballet, the Royal Academy of Arts, the Dresdner Musikfestspiele and the multi-awarded opera 'Je suis narcissiste'. Recently, Raquel premiered 'Alexina B.' in the 2022/23 season at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona. This opera, awarded the Leonardo Grant of the BBVA Foundation and nominated for the International Opera Awards as Best World Premiere, was created with librettist Irène Gayraud and stage director Marta Pazos.

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15

MAR

2024

Las constelaciones que más brillan

L'Auditori de Barcelona

*WORLD PREMIERE​​

BARCELONA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (OBC) / Dir.: Ludovic Morlot

15, 16, 17 March 2024 / L'Auditori – Sala 1 Pau Casals

20

MAR

2024

Tiempo suspendido

Wiener Konzerthaus, Berio-Saal

Full title of the work: "Estudio Sonomecánico no. 1 – Tiempo Suspendido"​

PHACE ENSEMBLE​

Wiener Konzerthaus, Berio-Saal / PHACE Series 23/24 – N°2

04

APR

2024

Las constelaciones que más brillan

Elbphilarmonie Hamburg

*GERMAN PREMIERE​​

BARCELONA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (OBC)

Dir.: Ludovic Morlot

06

APR

2024

Las constelaciones que más brillan

Konserthuset Stockholm

*SWEDISH PREMIERE​​

BARCELONA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (OBC)

Dir.: Ludovic Morlot

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Premis Núvol 2023 – Castafiore

Raquel García-Tomás received the Castafiore Award – Premis Núvol 2023, a prestigious recognition in the cultural landscape of Catalonia. These awards celebrate excellence and innovation across various artistic disciplines, highlighting outstanding contributions to the arts and culture sector.

'Alexina B.' at the International Opera Awards 2023

The opera 'Alexina B.' by Raquel García-Tomás has been nominated for the International Opera Awards in the category of World Premiere. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on November 9, 2023, in Warsaw, Poland.

Premis de la Crítica d’Amics del Liceu 2023

The "Premis de la Crítica dels Amics del Liceu 2023" recognized 'Alexina B.' with the Special Jury Prize for Best World Premiere of the 2022/23 season. These awards aim to celebrate excellence in opera and performing arts, honouring outstanding achievements and contributions within the cultural landscape of Barcelona's iconic opera house.

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