Upcoming premieres, performances and projects:
I’ve just completed a chamber opera, with a Spanish libretto I’ve written, based on a short story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Having acquired the necessary rights, the playwright/lyricist Patrick Ellsworth and I got to work on the creation of the musical Wild Strawberries, based on the Ingmar Bergman film. The Songbook of 19 songs and the script were completed in 2019.
October 2021: World premiere of my scenic oratorio El laberinto errante performed by Transbaroque in their new space, Café Teatro Transbaroque (Madrid). I’ll be narrating and conducting.
10 September 2021: World premieres of En vida and Alma, buscarte has en Mí; Anna Kabrera, soprano and Duncan Gifford, piano; Casa de Valencia, Madrid
24 June 2021: World premiere of The Intruder, my 4th string quartet, by the New York-based Momenta Quartet. Virtual concert streamed online and presented by the Americas Society.
17 April – 9 May 2021 Una sonrisa sin gato (suite) with choreography by Ferran Carvajal, decor and costumes by Elisa Sanz, presented by Madrid’s Royal Opera House; members of the Madrid Youth Orchestra; dancers: Sara Sanz, Anna Serra, Daniel Arencibia https://www.teatroreal.es/es/espectaculo/una-sonrisa-gato-suite
2021: Offertorium for SATB chorus; Coro Nur; Church of the Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid.
16 December 2020: Un beso; dance theater; Teatro Fernán Gómez, Madrid; text, Jorge Grunberg Merlin; stage direction, Rita Cosentino; violin, David Merlin; dance and choreography, Guadalupe Torres; recitation, Cecilia Ceriani;
17 February 2020: Judith Jáuregui performs Study in Stride at the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, Spain.
25 November 2019: Judith Jáuregui performs Study in Stride at the Víctor Villegas Auditorium and Congress Center in Murcia, Spain.
The Plural Enemble will be premiering my The Time Between on their Fall 2019 Spanish National tour: 14 Octuber, Sevilla – Festival Encuentros Sonoros, Espacio Turina; 10 November, Zaragoza – Festival de Ensembles, Auditorio de Zaragoza; 17 November, Palma de Mallorca – PHONA, Cicle de Noves Musiques de Mallorca
28 May 2019: Judith Jáuregui performs Study in Stride at the Residencia Universitaria Caja Badajoz in Badajoz (Spain).
18 May 2019: The Once and Future New Yorker: The Music of José Luis Greco; Wonderland, Some of My Best Friends Are (world premiere), When the World Was Still… (world premiere), These Dreams of You (world premiere); Risa Renae Harman, soprano; Mira Khomik, violin; Andy Lin, viola; Kate Dillingham, cello; Nelson Ojeda, piano; 8th Annual Queens New Music Festival; The Secret Theatre; 4402 23rd St, Long Island City, NY; https://www.ram-nyc.org/events/nelson-ojeda-presents-the-once-and-future-new-yorker-the-music-of-jose-luis-greco
13 March 2019: Joaquín Fernández (cello) and Joan Castelló (percussion) perform The Jewel of Istanbul at the Auditorio Nacional (Madrid) in the Satélites series of the Orquesta Nacional de España.
25 January 2019: Judith Jáuregui performs Study in Stride at the Auditorio Hospedería Fonseca in Salamanca (Spain).
3 January 2019: World premiere of Los payos también cantan (piano trio) by the Trío Arbós at the Auditorium of the Music Conservatory of Israel in Tel Aviv.
27 October 2018: Trío Musicalis performs Big Fun, for bass clarinet, violin and piano, in the Festival de Música de Tres Cantos at the Auditorio de Tres Cantos (Spain).
12 October 2018: World premiere of The Last Bohemian interpreted by Antonio Lapaz, clarinet; Mikolaj Konopelski, cello; and Duncan Gifford, piano; Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Brno, Czech Republic.