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.
Patricia Caicedo, soprano, musicologist, and physician, concludes her residency at the Faculty of Music with a lecture on We are what we listen to: the impact of music on individual and social health drawn from her 2022 book investigating music’s historical, social, and scientific connections to well-being.
Registration for this lecture is preferred. Please register here.
Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park, Toronto
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 repertoire.
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