Music and exile in Francoist Spain

17 Nov 7:00 pm | King’s College | London

Lecture-Recital presenting Eva Moreda’s books ‘Music and exile in Francoist Spain’ and ‘Music Criticism and Music Critics in Early Francoist Spain’, published by Oxford University Press The Civil War and the subsequent exile are often understood as a divide between the so-called ‘two-Spains’. In this talk, however, Eva approaches the issue from a different perspective and explores the continuities, similarities and collaborations between the Spanish composers and musicologists who took exile in Europe or America in 1939 and those who stayed in Spain.


Via Arts Prize – Artist’s Talk Sat

18 Nov 11:00am | The Wallace Collection | London

An event with last year’s VIA winner, Ting-Tong Chang, and this year’s runner up, Rafael D’Alo, who will discuss their current exhibited works, the process of participation in the award and their inspiration and insights into the VIA Arts Prize.


Lumiere Durham: Pablo Valbuena’s Methods

16 Nov – 19 Nov | Durham Cathedral | Durham

Pablo Valbuena will present Methods, a new work that will transform the interior and exterior of Durham’s iconic cathedral. Methods is inspired by the 17th century art of change ringing, the form of ringing bells in a series of numerical sequences which creates striking tonal effects.


The House of Bernarda Alba

until 2 Dec | Cervantes Theatre | London

The Spanish Theatre Company continues their mission to stage all of Federico García Lorca’s plays with a new production of The House of Bernarda Alba, the story of a family of women in 1930s Spain, dominated and repressed by the matriarch Bernarda Alba.


Hospitality on the Pilgrim Road to Santiago de Compostela

6 Nov – 8 Dec | Royal Holloway, University of London

Hospitality on the Pilgrim Road to Santiago de Compostela is a collection of 48 photographs, taken over a period of 26 years by Manuel G. Vicente.


Or la cendre by Javier Pividal

until 25 Nov | SCAN Project Room | London

‘Or la cendre’, is a site specific installation by Javier Pividal for the SCAN Project Room. Referencing Derrida’s title ‘Feu la Cendre’, this project gathers and expands some lines of research recurrent in Javier Pividal’s work through pieces that oscillate between body and word. A large scale text mural organises a series of artworks made of cooper, ash and words.