Marita de los Angeles Rodriguez Correa
- October 19th, 2016
- in Cuba Week Speakers
Solo pianist of the National Center of Concert Music (CNMC), master’s degree in music, Director and member of the Dúo D’accord; Assistant Professor of Piano where she directs the specialty of accompaniment at the Superior Institute of Art (ISA). She is a member of the UNEAC. An honors graduate of the Superior Institute of Art, under the guidance of the Professor and Cuban pianist Nancy Casanova, Rodriguez performed her master’s degrees with Professor Sándor Falvai and Professor R. Roman of the Liszt Academy of Music in Hungary, and Professor Ivan Klansky of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic. Likewise, she obtained her diploma in the specialty of Chamber Music with the Mtto. Radosvet Boyadjiev, a piano course with the teacher Ninowska Fernández Brito and a postgraduate course on German Lieder (German songs) with Christopher Jung and Piotr Oczkowski.
Her current work is consolidated with the clarinetist Vicente Monterrey (Dúo D’accord) that recently conducted a national concert tour. She directs and organizes the project “Festival of the Clarinets” (national and international), which successfully has held a special place in the development of Chamber music in this specialty. A renowned soloist, she has been invited by the National Symphony Orchestra, several orchestras in the country and the Camerata Romeu. Besides touring the most important concert halls of the island as a soloist and chamber musician with performers such as Richard Vielle, Cyrielle Mercadier, Dirk Altmann, Carelys Carreras, Lester Chio and Dianelys Castillo (clarinetists), Erick Grosmann, Gregory Walker and Evelio Tieles (violinists), Niurka González, Daniel Peñalver (flautists), Ramón Calzadilla, Yolanda Hernández, Alina Sanchez, Conchita Franqui and Lucy Provedo (singers).
Other important activities & designations:
National Festivals of Chamber Music
International Festival of Contemporary Music of the UNEAC
Salzburg-Havana Festival, in the events “Prize of Composition of Casa de Las Americas”, Festival de Música Antigua
Diploma “Amadeo Roldán” delivered by UNEAC for outstanding merits and contributions to the development of music in Cuba
Certificate of Teaching Merit by the ISA, and the Medal for Cuban Education.
In addition to national tours, she has enjoyed successful tours in different countries such as Canada, United States, Mexico, Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, among others.
Discography: Dúo D’accord, with Cuban Chamber, “Evening in Havana”, “Mozart in Havana,” Integral of the Mozart Sonatas for Piano, which won the Grand Prize and award for concerto soloist at Cubadisco 2008, CD “In the Garden of Singing”, Integral work for voice and piano by Maestro Harold Gramatges, “Symphonic Tale”, Orq. Symphonic national and the theatrical group La Colmenita, soloists Marita Rodriguez and Maria A. Horta, “Cuba and Puerto Rico”, “Tropical Baroque” with the Música Eterna Chamber Orchestra.