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Raquel García-Tomás

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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, created with librettist Irène Gayraud and stage director Marta Pazos, was awarded the Leonardo Grant of the BBVA Foundation and 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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31

MAY

Ara sí que ets divina

L’ Auditori de Barcelona

2024

*WORLD PREMIERE

Josep-Ramon OLIVÉ (baritone) and BARCELONA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

31 May & 1, 2 June 2024 – L'Auditori – Sala 1 Pau Casals

01

JUN

à plein

Centro Cultural Miguel Delibes, Valladolid​

2024

CUARTETO QUIROGA

CNDM (Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical)

Centro Cultural Miguel Delibes, Valladolid​

10

JUN

à plein

Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid

2024

CUARTETO QUIROGA

CNDM (Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical)

Auditorio Nacional (Cámara) | Madrid

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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.

The Spanish National Orchestra will perform “Las constelaciones que más brillan” in its 2024/25 season

Under the baton of Cornelius Meister, the Spanish National Orchestra will perform Raquel García-Tomás' work “Las constelaciones que más brillan” on March 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2025, at The National Music Auditorium.

Libro de temporada 2024/25

European Tour of the OBC and Premiere of “Las constelaciones que más brillan” in Germany and Sweden

“Las constelaciones que más brillan” premiered in Germany and Sweden during the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra's European tour, conducted by Ludovic Morlot.The concerts were held at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg on April 4 and the Konserthuset in Stockholm on April 6.

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World premiere of the orchestral work “Las constelaciones que más brillan”

“Las constelaciones que más brillan,” a new orchestral work by Raquel García-Tomás, was premiered on March 15, 2024, at L’Auditori de Barcelona, under the baton of Ludovic Morlot. The piece had further performances on March 16 and 17 at the same venue.

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Premiere of  ‘Je suis un ange’ on CaixaForumPlus

‘Je suis un ange’, the documentary about ‘the creation process of the opera ‘Alexina B.’, premiered on CaixaForum+ on March 7th.

 

The content will be freely accessible through the following link.

‘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.

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