All tagged Julian De La Chica
Described as “brilliant and searching… beautiful and impassioned… lustrous at the keyboard” by The New York Times and Crowned “New York’s queen of avant-garde piano” and “visionary” by The New Yorker, the celebrated pianist Lisa Moore, releases a new album: DE LA CHICA: PRELUDES OP. 8 on March 1st 2018
Experimentelle und unbestimmte Lieder Op. 9 (Experiential and Indeterminate Songs, op. 9) is a Cycle for soprano, piano and synthesizer composed by Julián De La Chica. The music narrates a spiritual experience through the five pillars of internal transit that the composer suggests are the fundamental basis of meditation.
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?