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Susan Campos - Fonseca & Julián De La Chica

NY-based, Colombian composer and pianist Julián De La Chica, and Costa Rican composer, writer and musicologist, Susan Campos-Fonseca, PhD (Casa de las Américas Prize 2012), present in the album Minimal Aggression a mutual reflection on Minimalism, it’s possibilities and trajectories in the XXI century. This album can be seen as a first "Manifesto" and as an artistic research, where two worlds converge: independent creation (De La Chica), and academic thinking (Campos-Fonseca).

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Julian De La Chica debuts at Carnegie Hall

Monday, March 28, 2016, 7:30 pm, @ Carnegie Hall in New York City, Irreverence Group Music - IGM celebrates the album's release of alternative singer Radmila Lolly. The concert premieres works by New York based Colombian composer Julián De La Chica: String Quartet No.1 Op. 7 performed by the cutting edge Scorchio Quartet and Four Short Stories at the Standard Hotel Op. 6 performed by Tenor José Heredia. De La Chica, a post minimalist, takes on the challenge of exploring different ways of listening to the world.

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Minimalismo. Complejidad de lo esencial.

Cuando tenía 9 años de edad recuerdo haber quedado paralizado en frente de la televisión de mis padres. Una enorme en caja blanco y negro me hablaba de manera pecaminosa. Lo que escuché jamás lo he olvidado. Fue como si el mundo abriera para mi un universo secreto y mágico que me invitaba a su encuentro. Siempre en búsqueda/creando fantasías cotidianas.

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Illumination & Sacro-sanct | Estreno mundial

El próximo 29 de abril a las 7:00 pm, el pianista cubano Leonardo Gell ofrecerá un recital en la Sala María Clara Cullell, (Escuela de Artes musicales - Universidad de Costa Rica), titulado: MINIMALPIANO - De Bach a De la Chica. Una íntima sesión musical, donde Gell propone una mirada a los inicios del movimiento musical Minimalista. El repertorio tiene como común denominador: El discurso pianístico elaborado desde algunos de los conceptos que se consideran baluartes del Minimalismo. Gell interpretará obras de Bach, Cage, Glass, Pärt, Nyman & De La Chica.

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The artistic life of Julian De La Chica

By Ricardo Díaz De La Vega

When I was a young boy I remember reading Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” and finding myself profoundly surprised by the first lines of the novel as if it was a prophecy, asking for who would later become the most legendary character, a paradigm of the world that she dreamed: “Who is John Galt?” Without a doubt and with the same confidence that he can distinguish between talent and improvisation, natural and artificial, I must start these lines asking: Who is Julián de la Chica?

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