Aurelio de la Vega: A Celebration and a Tribute, “2012 Ignacio Cervantes Medal”

Friday, June 29, 2012 @ 7 pm

Aurelio de La Vega

Aurelio de la Vega

A concert in honor of Cuban composer Aurelio de la Vega, considered one of the greatest exponents of contemporary art music. Mr. de la Vega is the 2012 recipient of the Ignacio Cervantes Medal, the CCCNY’s lifetime achievement award for excellence in classical music. With Cuban pianist Martha Marchena and American soprano Anne Marie Ketchum.


“About My Music”
Aurelio de la Vega, Composer

Epigrama (“Epigram”), for piano (1953)

Toccata, for piano (1957)

Martha Marchena, pianist

La Fuente Infinita (“The Infinite Fountain”), cycle of songs for soprano and piano (1944), on poems by José Francisco Zamora (Cuba,       )

1.  Se ama más de una vez (“One loves more than once”)

2.  El verdadero amor (“The truth of love”)

3.  Invocación (“Invocation”)

Anne Marie Ketchum, soprano

Martha Marchena, pianist

The Ignacio Cervantes Medal Award Ceremony

Park Ave. @ 68th St., NYC 

Admission: FREE for CCCNY and AS members
Non-members: $10
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This event is organized and presented by the Cuban Cultural Center of New York, in collaboration with Americas Society, partially supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

The Americas Society

New York State Council on the Arts New York City Department of Cultural Affairs