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Instrumental

Josué Bonnín de Góngora (live)

  • Date: Saturday, 18 May

  • Time: TBD

  • Stage: TBD

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Josué Bonnín de Góngora made his debut in 1992 in the auditorium of the Centro Cultural San Juan Bautista in Madrid performing his own work for piano. Since then he has been present in all the musical seasons of the capital. It has offered more than 800 concerts in all types of venues in Madrid, such as the National Auditorium, the Conde Duque hall, the Centro Cultural de la Villa, the Ateneo de Madrid or the Manuel de Falla hall of the Longorian Palace of the Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE), among others. He has participated as a composer and concert performer in important festivals such as "Clásicos en verano" (Autonomous Community of Madrid), Festival de Otoño (Caja Madrid), Festival Internacinal de Pollença (Mallorca) and Series del Concierto de Navidad (Centro Cultural Moncloa). In 2006 he was awarded the National Living Culture Award and has also been awarded multiple times by the Madrid City Council. He is a member of the Delian Society (USA), which has taken his work to Los Angeles, Boston and New York. He has also held international concerts in New York, Paris, Berlin, Rome and Perugia, obtaining great success from critics and audiences.

His life and work have been taken to the theater by the stage director Artur Alf (pseudonym), at the Lagrada Theater, Madrid, with a large audience. Broadcasting of his work at a radio and television level is wide: Radio Nacional de España (RNE), Radio Televisión Española (RTVE), Cadena SER, Cadena COPE, Radio Intercontinental, Radio España, as well as various local radio and television stations. They have screened films with their Music at the Festival de Videoarte de Gijón (2013) and Festival de Poesia de Málaga (2014) with the video-poems "Natura Naturans" (Ars Sacra). He has composed a series of Lieder and Recited Lieder about works by various Spanish poets, among which are the likes of Ilia Galán, Raquel Lanseros (special was the presentation with Julio Llamazares and the poet at the SGAE headquarters of his book Las pequeñas espinas son pequeñas), Federico García Lorca and Luis Alberto de Cuenca. His work has been included in the National Library of Spain (BNE).

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