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Raquel García-Tomás

composer

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Raquel García-Tomás is a composer specialising in interdisciplinary creation who completed her doctorate at the Royal College of Music in London. In 2020, she was awarded the National Music Prize by the Government of Spain, and recently, she received the National Culture Prize 2024 from the Government of Catalonia. She is the composer of the multi-award-winning operas 'Je suis narcissiste' and 'Alexina B.' In the upcoming season, Raquel will be the composer-in-residence at the Real Filharmonía de Galicia and the featured composer at the Palau de la Música Catalana.

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03

OCT

Las constelaciones que más…

Auditorio de Galicia

Full title of the work: Las constelaciones que más brillan

REAL FILHARMONÍA DE GALICIA

BALDUR BRÖNNIMANN, conductor

08

OCT

Per precaució

Palau de la Música Catalana

DOLORS ALDEA, soprano

JOSÉ ANTONIO DOMENÉ, harp

Composition: Raquel García-Tomás

Text: Victòria Szpunberg / Stage direction: Marc Rosich

07

NOV

Ceci n’est pas une valse

Auditorio de Galicia

*WORLD PREMIERE

REAL FILHARMONÍA DE GALICIA

BALDUR BRÖNNIMANN, conductor

Auditorio de Galicia (Santiago de Compostela)

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The opera ‘Alexina B.’ wins two Max Awards

The opera ‘Alexina B.’ was awarded two Max Awards in the categories of 'Best Musical Composition for a Stage Show' for Raquel García-Tomás and 'Best Costume Design' for Sílvia Delagneau.

The ceremony took place on July 1st at the Auditorio de Tenerife and was broadcast by RTVE.

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Raquel García-Tomás wins the Alícia Award for Authorship

On June 20th, the Catalan Academy of Music awarded Raquel García-Tomás with the Alícia Award for Authorship for her opera ‘Alexina B.’ which received three nominations: Interdisciplinarity, Live Performance, and Authorship. The ‘Premis Alícia’ are awarded annually to projects or proposals that excel in promoting the creative, artistic, cultural, and social values of music. Finalists and winners are chosen by academics and organizations associated with the Catalan Academy of Music.

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Raquel García-Tomás will be the composer-in-residence for the 2024/25 season of the Real Filharmonia de Galicia.

The Real Filharmonía de Galicia has announced its 2024/25 season titled "Inconformistas," featuring Raquel García-Tomás as composer in residence. The season will include performances of two of her most recent symphonic works, "Las constelaciones que más brillan" and "Blind Contours no. 2," as well as the world premiere of "Ceci n’est pas une valse" (co-commissioned with the Palau de la Música Catalana, Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès, and Fundación la Pedrera).

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Raquel García-Tomás has been awarded the National Prize of Culture by the government of Catalonia.

On May 30, 2024, in Barcelona, Raquel García Tomás was honored with the prestigious National Prize of Culture by the government of Catalonia. This award, presented by the National Council for Culture and the Arts (CONCA), recognizes outstanding contributions to the cultural heritage of Catalonia. The ceremony was attended by political authorities and representatives from the cultural community.

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Raquel García-Tomás will be the featured composer at the Palau de la Música Catalana for the 2024/25 season alongside Steve Reich

Raquel García-Tomás will be the featured composer at the Palau de la Música Catalana for the 2024/25 season. Her music will be programmed in six concerts throughout the season, including works from her repertoire and three world premieres with renowned artists such as Nicolas Altstaedt and Lorenza Borrani, among others. Follow the link to learn more about the concerts.

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