CLASSICAL / CONTEMPORARY
BEATCLAP (BEA001 02)
Pilar Jurado is one of the most unique figures in European classical music. Composer, singer and conductor, she has been the first woman in history to have premiered her own opera, "La Página en Blanco", at the Teatro Real (Madrid), also being the author of the libretto and playing one of the leading roles, with an unprecedented national and international repercussion.
His repertoire moves with surprising versatility from ancient music, having shared stages with great names such as Jordi Savall and Christophe Coin, to contemporary music, being a leading singer of the most recognized Spanish composers and having performed and recorded works by international composers. such as Pierre Boulez, Luciano Berio, Franco Donatoni, Brian Ferneyhough, Gérard Grisey, Ja-mes Macmillan, Unsuk Chin, Marlos Nobre, Morton Feldman and Jean-Claude Risset, among others.
"Unicornios azules" ('Blue unicorns'), her new album, It is an elegant and masterful performance, together with the Cuban pianist Ivan Melón Lewis and his Trío, of a wonderful repertoire selected from the best-known songs by great Latin American singer-songwriters such as Silvio Rodríguez, Pablo Milanés or Ivan Lins, at the that join the compositions of the benchmarks of the symphonic world such as Alberto Ginastera, Carlos Guastavino, Heitor Villa-Lobos and two essential women of Latin American music, María Grever and Eladia Blánquez,
With stellar collaborations from violinist Maureen Choi, Antonio Serrano and his harmonica, saxophonist Ariel Brínguez, guitarist Dayan Abad and the unrivaled percussions of Fernando Favier.