Bravo Cura

Celebrating José Cura--Singer, Conductor, Director

 

 

 

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Congratulations to José Cura on his latest Recognition

 

José Cura, Honorary Professor and Lecture

 

The National University of Rosario will award the title of 'Honorary Professor' to Maestro José Cura.  The Ceremony will be held on Thursday November 16 at 11:45 in the ECU-University Cultural Space - San Martin 750. The same day Thursday November 16 at 19 in the Assembly Hall of the Faculty of Humanities and Arts of the UNR - Entre Rios 758, the opera singer, composer and director José Cura will offer a talk with the title: "Be yourself: intellectual honesty may not pay in the short term, but it leaves its mark in history".  It is a meeting with the students of the School of Music and to which the general public can also attend.  The teacher Cura waits for them to exchange opinions, to ask questions, to chat.   (computer generated translation)

 

 

On Thursday, November 16 - hour 11:30 -  in the ECU - University Cultural Space - San Martín 750


The National University of Rosario will award the title of Honorary Professor to Maestro José Cura in a ceremony to which all are invited. 

The later talk with students is also open.  Thursday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Assembly Hall of the Faculty of Humanities and Arts of the UNR- Entre Ríos 758.  Topic: "Be yourself: intellectual honesty may not pay in the short term, but it leaves its mark in history".  (computer generated translation)
 

 

 

 

 

José Cura will receive the title of Honorary Professor

Cura is world-renowned as one of the most important artists of this time.

The National University of Rosario (UNR) will award the title of Honorary Professor to Maestro José Cura. The Ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 16 at 11:45 in the University Cultural Space (ECU), San Martín 750.

The same day at 7:00 pm, in the Hall of Acts of the Faculty of Humanities and Arts of the UNR, Entre Ríos 758, the opera singer, composer and director José Cura will give a talk with the title: "Be yourself: Intellectual honesty may not pay off in the short term, but it leaves its mark in history. "

It is a meeting with the students of the School of Music and to which the general public can also attend; a space to exchange opinions, ask questions, and chat.

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Distinguished as "Honorary Professor" -- José Cura

The opera singer, composer and director, José Cura, received the title of "Honorary Professor" from the National University of Rosario (UNR) at the proposal of the School of Music of the Faculty of Humanities and Arts.

 The ceremony was held in the ECU (University Cultural Space) and culminated with a talk by Cura entitled "Be yourself: intellectual honesty may not pay in the short term, but it leaves its mark in history".

 The Maestro studied guitar, composition, piano, orchestra conducting and singing.  He has a prolific career in Rosario, Buenos Aires and Europe, where he achieved world fame having worked with some of the largest orchestras in the world, such as the London Philharmonia, London Symphony, Vienna Philharmonic, Warsaw Sinfonia, Toscanini Orchestra, among others.

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The Rector Héctor Floriani granted the appointment of Honorary Professor to Maestro José Luis Cura, in an act celebrated in the University Cultural Space (ECU).

The distinction was proposed by the Board of Directors of the Faculty of Humanities and Arts, the dean of the Faculty, José Goity, referred to the importance of the figure of José Cura, which he considers one of the main and most outstanding representatives of our country in the world.  He also highlighted the development of Cura at the National University of Rosario, which he considered as an affirmation of the public university as a model of education.

The new Honorary Professor was thankful for the recognition that he took as a great commitment to the institution.  Cura took advantage of the act to recognize the teachers who accompanied him in his musical training and as a person.  "Those who prosecuted him without killing his talent and passion."

José Luis Cura, was born in Rosario on December 5, 1962, and began his musical studies learning guitar with Juan di Lorenzo.  At age 15 he made his debut as a choral director.  The following year, he began to study composition with Carlos Castro, and piano with Zulma Cabrera.

In 1982, he began studying at the Art School of the UNR, the following year he was assistant director of the choir of the institution.  At age 21, he won a scholarship to study at the art school of the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires.  There he works for several years in the Choir, while studying composition and direction at the same time.

In 1991, José Cura settled in Europe, where he met the tenor Vittorio Terranova, under whose teachings he acquired his mastery in Italian opera style.

In the afternoon, Maestro Cura gave a talk for students of the School of Music of the UNR.

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Award - La Fundació del

Bàsquet Català

 

 

José Cura, 30 January 2016

 

 

 

Congratulations!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015

 

The Nation’s Senate Distinguishes Tenor José Cura

 

 

In his own words:  Maestro José Cura provides his comments:

MANY ASKED ME TO POST THE TRANSLATION OF MY "FULL SPEECH" IN THE ARGENTINEAN SENATE. SO HERE I GO, IN A QUICK ENGLISH VERSION. HOPEFULLY IT WILL BE ENOUGH TO UNDERSTAND MY WORDS.

Everybody talks about me as being a rebel. I am not a rebel but yes someone argumentative who does not take a "It has to be like this" for an answer before searching further. Yes, I am argumentative, but loyal, which is what counts.

No one is a prophet in his own land. I love that saying. Do you know why? Because it is a two-sided phrase: It serves the one rejected to justify his failure and it also serves those who have rejected him to justify their disdain… It’s a brilliant line. Jesus gave it to us and it useful for everything...

When I left in 1991, as with all those who are forced to go away, I left very angry. “Nobody is a prophet in his own land” I repeatedly said to myself, trying to self-motivate my exodus. But the truth is that when I left in 1991, not only I was not a prophet in my own land: I was a prophet nowhere. And my people, for much that I needed a motivation, was not responsible of that!

I didn’t understand this until much later.

When I came back in 1999 I did it with a thirst for vengeance. I felt I was a prophet to the entire world except on my own soil, so I thought “Now they’ll hear me". And I committed the greatest mistake of my life: revenge.

I was wrong. I apologize.

This Honor received today is the proof of that mistake of mine because now that I am, for experience and maturity, someone deserving to be heard, my people recognize it openly and with proud. Thanks a lot!

José

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jose Cura Recognition by

Escula Superior de Educación Artística en Música "Juan Pedro Esnaola"

 

Buenos Aires

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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