ELISENDA FÁBREGAS

elisenda-fabregasCatalan/American composer Elisenda Fábregas is based in Seoul, South Korea, where she is an Invited professor of music at Kyung-Hee University Humanitas College. She holds doctorates from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in music composition (2011), and from Columbia University Teachers College in education (1992); she also received a Masters and Bachelors in piano performance from The Juilliard School (1983). Before coming to the US, she completed the highest studies as a pianist in Barcelona.  During her early career, Elisenda performed as a pianist throughout Europe and the US, including a Carnegie Recital Hall debut in New York. These experiences as a performer and the training involved ultimately propelled her towards musical composition.

UPCOMING & RECENT

PERFORMANCES & NEWS

Imitació del Foc (Imitation of Fire) was recorded on August 10-13, 2018, by Jess Muñoz, tenor, and pianist Oksana Glouchko, with producer/engineer Andreas Meyer. This recording will be part of an album featuring 24 Art Songs by Catalan Composers of the 20th and 21st Centuries.  Upcoming performances of Imitacio del Foc will take place in the Spring of 2019 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) (Feb 28), Furman University, SC (Feb 24), Newberry College, SC (Feb 26), and Highpoint University, NC.

Imitació del Foc (Imitation of Fire) for tenor & piano was commissioned by tenor Jess Muñoz,with generous support from a University of Delaware General University Research Grant.  It was premiered on March 12, 2018, at the University of Delaware in a program dedicated to Catalonian and Latin American women composers. Imitació del Foc is based on poetry by Mallorquin poet Bartomeu Rosselló-Pòrcel (1913-1938). It includes four poems: I. Inici de campana (Quadern de sonets); II.Escolto la secreta… (from Imitacio del Foc, ‘Arbre de Flames’); III. Pluja brodada (Imitacio del foc, ‘Fira encesa’); and IV. Ardent himne (Imitacio del foc, ‘Arbre de Flames’).

Roger Morello Ròs, a young talented cellist from Reus, Spain, will perform Homenatge a Pau Casals for solo cello at the famed Gaudi building Casa Mia (La Pedrera) in Barcelona on March 17, 2019. Roger Morello Ros is a Resident Artist 2018/19 at La Pedrera in Barcelona). He has performed throughout Europe in festivals such as Musethica International Chamber Music Festival Berlin 2018, Aurora Winter Classic Festival 2016 in Sweden and Echo Festival 2016 in Italy, and in concert halls like Philarmonie Berlin, Pau Casals Auditorium and Josep Carreras Auditorium, among others. He is the winner of top competitions and has studied at Cologne University of Music (Germany). This October he will do his debut at Palau de la Música Catalana (Barcelona).

Pianist Becky Billock will record Mirage for piano this October and will perform it in her upcoming concert program ‘Mother Earth’ in the spring of 2019, including Pittsburg, PA; Portland, OR;  Olympia, WA; Seattle, WA; Bellingham, WA; Grove City College, PA; and various concerts in Norway. More information.

Pianist Jinha Park performed Mirage and gave a lecture on my piano music on July 22, 2018, at the Colorado International Piano Academy.

Recording of "Imitació del Foc"(Imitation of fire) this August

Imitació del Foc (Imitation of Fire) was recorded on August…

Roger Morello Ròs, La Pedrera (Barcelona) March 17, 2019

Catalan cellist, Roger Morello Ròs, will perform Homenatge a…

Becky Billock & 'Mother Earth' Program Spring 2019

Becky Billock will include Mirage in her 'Mother Earth' program, which…

Jinha Park at Colorado International Piano Academy, July 22, 2018

Pianist Jinha Park gave a lecture on my piano music and performed…

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