Musical/Poetic Performance "Love and Other Affairs: Poetry and Music (Spain, Latin America, Latinx US, Sephardic)

Event Date: 

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Event Location: 

  • Alumni Hall-Mosher House
Tuesday March 1, 2022 from 2:00-4:00pm at the Alumni Hall-Mosher House
The event features Paco Díez, a world-renowned interpreter of traditional Iberian music, including songs from Spain, Portugal and the Sephardic tradition. 
His Aula-Museo holds 450 traditional instruments (all of which he knows how to play).
The poems and their translations will be read by Anthony Geist, professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at the University of Washington--an internationally recognized expert on Spanish-language poetry. His translation of the Peruvian poet Luis Hernández was shortlisted for the PEN Prize for the best book of poetry in translation in 2016. 
The repertoire also includes two traditional Sephardic kantikas from Turkey and Greece.