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Ricardo Gosalbo & Guildhall School Singers

8 Nov 2022


Milton Court

1 Milton St, London EC2Y 9BH


Admission free

Guildhall School singers embark on a musical journey to sunlit Spain to explore Zarzuela's vast riches. Under the direction of Spanish music expert Ricardo Gosalbo, this semi-staged performance features highlights of the lyric-dramatic genre by masters such as Francisco Asenjo Barbieri, Pablo Sorozábal and Pablo Luna.

José Serrano La canción del olvido (selection)
Pablo Luna 'Romanza de Juan' from La pícara molinera
Reveriano Soutullo y Juan Vert El último romántico (selection)
Pablo Sorozábal 'Romanza de Katiuska' from Katiuska
Manuel Fernández Caballero 'Balada y Alborada de Trini' from El señor Joaquín
Francisco Asenjo Barbieri 'Bolero de Catalina y Diana'  from Los diamantes de la corona
Ruperto Chapí 'Romanza de Socorro' from El barquillero
Federico Chueca y Joaquín Valverde 'Mazurka de los paraguas' from El año pasado por agua
Federico Moreno Torroba 'Mazurca de las sombrillas' from Luisa Fernanda

Ricardo Gosalbo piano

Carlos Cerchiaro-Rivero bass
Roza Herwig mezzo soprano
Tobías Campos Santinaque tenor
Aina Miyagi Magnell mezzo soprano
Grace O'Malley soprano
Anna Muñoz mezzo soprano
Katie Richardson McRea mezzo soprano

Ricardo Gosalbo is a Spanish-French collaborative pianist, musical director and researcher. He works as a vocal coach at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and City Lit where he also teaches piano and harmony. A devoted champion of Spanish and Hispano-American music, Ricardo combines his duties as director of the Hispanic Music Series with his research on Spanish vocal music. Ricardo works regularly with singers and has appeared at venues such as the Barbican Hall, the Wigmore Hall, the Purcell Room, St Martin-in-the-Fields and Kings Place in London, the Chapelle Royale in Brussels, the Salle Cortot in Paris, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, the Kulturpalast in Dresden and the Filharmonia Narodowa in Warsaw. He has also been featured on BBC Radio 3 ‘InTune’ and several Spanish national broadcasters.

Organised by ILAMS as part of Echoes Festival 2022 in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes, the Hispanic Music Series and Guildhall School of Music & Drama's 'Songs at Six'

SNEAK PEEK! Ricardo Gosalbo performs  Morgen by Strauss with Marta Fontanals-Simmons

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No booking required; seats allocated on a first-come-first-served basis

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Background video: Iguazú falls on the border between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay

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