Named for a great collector of vocal music and historical recorded sound, the John R. Stratton Visitor in Music brings distinguished specialists in the field of voice, opera, and collaborative piano to the Faculty of Music. We are grateful to Stephen Clarke, trustee of the Stratton Estate for his generous support of the Faculty of Music.
Soprano Patricia Caicedo, 2023-2024 John R. Stratton Visitor in Music, presents a lecture on The Latin American Art Song in the context of musical nationalism as part of her residency with the Faculty of Music October 10 to 12.
Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park, Toronto
The Tuesday Noon series is made possible in part by a generous gift from Dianne W. Henderson.
Schedule of Dr. Caicedo's Visit
all events are free, and in Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park
Oct. 10, 12:10–1:30 pm | Lecture: The Latin American art song in the context of musical nationalism
Oct. 10, 6–9 pm | Master Class: Latin American and Iberian Art Songs in Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan
Oct. 11, 6–7 pm | Lecture: Latin American Art Song: Countries and Composers
Oct. 11, 7:15–9 pm | Master Class: Latin American and Iberian Art Songs by Women Composers
Oct. 12, 12:10–1 pm | Thursdays at Noon: Recital Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Oct. 12, 5:30 pm | Lecture: We are what we listen to: the impact of music on individual and social health
A multifaceted artist-scholar, Patricia Caicedo is one of the leading interpreters of the Iberian and Latin American Art Song Repertoire, having sung worldwide to public and critical acclaim. Singing in Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Quechua, Ladino, and Nahuatl, she draws listeners into a world of beauty, poetry, and warmth. She has recorded eleven CDs of Latin American & Iberian Art songs, and published numerous academic articles, books and editions of scores.
Internationally recognized as a leading expert in the study and performance of the Iberian and Latin American art song, Caicedo often serves as artist-in-residence at leading universities in the US and Europe.
She is the founder and director of the Barcelona Festival of Song®, a 10-day Summer Course & performance series on the history and interpretation of the Latin American and Spanish Vocal
Patricia holds a Ph.D. in musicology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Medical
Doctor’s degree from the Escuela Colombiana de Medicina.
Photo credit: Carlos Mun?oz