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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 of London. In 2020, she was awarded the Premio Nacional de Música (National Music Award from the Government of Spain). Her projects include collaborations with the English National Ballet, the Royal Academy of Arts, the Dresdner Musikfestspiele and the operas 'Je suis narcissiste' and 'Alexina B.', both nominated for the International Opera Awards as Best World Premiere. Raquel will be the featured composer at the Palau de la Música Catalana for the 2024/25 season.

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JUL

Dr. Goujon

Auditori de la Diputació de Tarragona

XAVIER SABATA, countertenor

FRANCISCO POYATO, piano

Notes d'estiu 2024 / Auditori de la Diputació de Tarragona

05

JUL

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Auditori de la Diputació de Tarragona

Included works: My Old Gramophone #1, Tangible & Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

NOELIA RODILES, piano

Notes d'estiu 2024 / Auditori de la Diputació de Tarragona

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

latest news
 

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).

Discover the RFG's 2024/25 season

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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The opera ‘Alexina B.’ has been nominated in three categories for the 2024 Alícia Awards

The opera "Alexina B." is a finalist at the 2024 Alícia Awards (Premis Alícia – Acadèmia Catalana de la Música), with nominations in three categories: Authorship, Interdisciplinary, and Best Live Performance. The awards ceremony will take place on June 20 at L'Auditori de Barcelona.

‘Alexina B.’ has been nominated in three categories for the 2024 Max Awards

The opera ‘Alexina B.’ has been nominated in three categories for the 2024 Max Awards (Premios Max – Fundación SGAE: Best Musical or Lyrical Show, Best Musical Composition for Stage Performance, and Best Costume Design. The awards ceremony will be held on July 1st at the Auditorio de Tenerife and will be live-covered on RTVE.

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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