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"Associació Joan Manén"

6 de set. 2011, 3:18 publicada per Eduard Toldrà i Soler   [ actualitzat el 1 de gen. 2012, 2:37 ]
"Associació Joan Manén"

The Association was founded with the intention of spreading the work of one of Catalonia's most important musicians of the twentieth century, Joan Manén (1883-1971): complete musician, gifted, intuitive, and self-taught virtuoso, a captivating personality that universal Catalan hit and moved around the world. During his lifetime, he was considered to be the most important Spanish violinist after Sarasate. As a composer, he enjoyed great prestige and his extensive work was performed in major concert halls of Europe and America. However, today very few remember her? Figure. It is the determination to change this situation arises John Manén Association, a nonprofit organization created by musicians and promoters with the aim of disseminating the important legacy of music, a solid and extensive legacy to the present has remained unjustly forgotten.

The Association aims to achieve the following objectives:
1. Make a research and conservation of its musical and literary, as well as everything that refers to the artistic life of John Manén.
2. To promote and disseminate its heritage through concerts, lectures, recordings and exhibits.
3. Create a web musician Association (www.joanmanen.cat), including a complete catalog of his work to spread worldwide the vast legacy.