Alba Potes

Composer

Founder and Artistic Director of Las Américas en Concierto

English/ Spanish

LATEST NEWS

MIRANDA CUCKSON, violin
World Premiere of Triste
Bargemusic, Brooklyn, NY
Sunday, October 23, 4 pm

SHANNON SADLER, piano
Soliloquios I, II, and III (Soliloquy)
World Premiere of Soliloquio III
Arts in Society Conference
Zaragoza, Spain
July 5, 2022

Tregua Infinita, (Boundless Truce)
Kimberly Cruel Castrillón, alto saxophone
Daniel Fernández, piano
Andrés Gutiérrez, reciter
Auditorio de la Diputación de Alicante, Spain
June 14, 2022

TRIO CHIMALMA
Tres miniaturas para las mariposas ausentes (1999)
Heather Millette, clarinets
Katherine Snelling, bassoon
Ana Cervantes, piano

Casa Del Pozo/House of the Well
Guanajuato, México
Saturday, April 23, 2022, 2:00pm

Museo Gene Byron, ExHacienda Santa Ana
Marfil, Guanajuato, México
Sunday, May 8, 2022, 3:00pm

Competition Winner
CANTOS ESCONDIDOS (Hidden Songs), was the winner of the CONCURSO LATINOAMERICANO DE COMPOSICIÓN “ANTONIO MARÍA VALENCIA”, Mujeres que dejan huella en el arte (Women that leave a Mark on the Arts), Bellas Artes, Cali, Colombia. December, 2021

LEONARDO ESCOBAR, piano
Virtual premiere of Tres Piezas Breves in Argentina and Colombia. Fourth Recital IBERMÚSICAS, Compositoras Latinoamericanas
With the support of the Ministerio de Cultura de Colombia and the Ministerio de Cultura de Argentina.
Thursday, December 30, 2021, 7:00pm

Dos Intenciones, World premiere (postponed)
José García Taborda, clarinet
Sofía Leyva Arango, violin
Raúl García, viola
Juan Pablo Martinez, cello
Luis Alberto Peña, piano
Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo, Bogotá
Thursday, December 16, 2021, 8:00pm

Recording release Song 2 and song 3 of Horizontes
November/2021
GENIUS LOCI
Audacities and Proprieties
WILLIAM ANDERSON, Guitar with VOX N PLUX & CYGNUS

BERTHA LUCIA TELLO OLAVE, Piano.
World Premiere of Soliloquio I
Tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the School of Música of
Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia. Program 2
Sala Beethoven, Conservatorio Antonio María Valencia, Cali
October, 26, 2021

Tres Miniaturas para las mariposas ausentes
Ammi Lopez, flute
Jorge Diez, bass clarinet
Hyunhee Byun, piano
Recital Hall, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Tuesday, September 28 at 6:00pm (CT)

MOMENTA QUARTET
Music of the Americas Festival  June 21-25
Apacible (2004) (Peaceful) for solo viola, Stephanie Griffin
Tuesday, June 22, 2021at 7:00pm EST
AMERICAS SOCIETY, NYC. Virtual Concert
LINK: Music of the Americas: Momenta Festival June 21-25

DANIEL CONANT, guitar
World premiere of Rupturas
Thursday, March 4th, 7:30pm
Lemmens Institute
Leuven, Belgium

CHARLES ABRAMOVIC, piano
COMPOSERS NOW Festival, 2021
Tres Piezas Breves
Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 7:00pm

BETH LEVIN, piano
World Premiere of SOLILOQUIO II
Virtual Concert, Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music
March 12, 2021

LAURA CUVIDES, flutes.
Festival Mujeres en la Musica Nueva
Colombian premiere of Traces/Homage to Bach for bass flute.
NARRATIVE VIDEO about my composition, Traces/Homage to Bach
November 25, 2020

MAUREEN BATT with CROSSING BORDERS
Maureen Batt, soprano; Fabián Arciniegas, tenor; Claire Harris, piano.
Siete Haiku for soprano and piano
Tour in Colombia. November 6-25, 2019
Nov. 9 - Museo Nacional (Bogotá)
Nov. 13 - Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira (Pereira)
Nov. 14 - Museo El Castillo (Medellín)
Nov. 15 - Universidad ICESI (Cali)
Nov. 16 - Centro Antroposófico (Cali)
Dates TBA for concerts in Popayán, Santa Marta, Pereira, Manizales, Buga and Bogotá

VOX N PLUX
Calma mi niño, version for soprano and two guitars
Sacramento City College
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 10:30am
Sacramento, California

MAUREEN BATT with CROSSING BORDERS
Maureen Batt, soprano; Fabián Arciniegas, tenor; Claire Harris, piano.
Siete Haiku for soprano and piano
November 5, 2019, 7:30pm
Heliconian Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

VOX N PLUX
Calma mi niño, version for soprano and two guitars
Cygnus with Vox n Plux
Berkeley Hertz Hall
UC Berkeley
November 1, 2019

JOSÉ LUIS URQUIETA, oboe
Entre Líneas (2019) (Between lines) for solo oboe.
"Susurros de Latinoamérica" at the Encuentro Internacional Oboes Xalapa,
Sala Anexa Tlaqná Centro Cultural, Xalapa, México.

ALEX GUERRERO and CHRISTOPHER BERG
Opera on Tap: New Brew
Siete Haiku for tenor and piano
Friday, August 2, 2019, 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Barbès, 376 9th St. Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA

JOSÉ LUIS URQUIETA, oboe
Entre lineas
(Between lines) (2019) for solo oboe,
World premiere, Museo Roerich, Saint Petersburg, Russia. July 18, 2019

DANIEL CONANT, guitar
Rupturas
(Mov. I) (Breaches) (2012) for solo guitar on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 3:30pm.
Mostly Modern Festival, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College.

ANA CERVANTES, piano
Desde el Aire: Seis Instantes music from her CD, Canto de la Monarca: Mujeres de México.
The Chapel Good Shepherd, Seattle WA, 10/5/18.

MOMENTA QUARTET
As part of its concert, Ocean Breakup, Momenta Quartet performed Oleajes at the Americas Society. The concert featured music reflecting upon the ocean and disappointed love, breaking waves and broken hearts.
Americas Society New York, NY, 10/17/18.

LAEC IN PHILADELPHIA
The Sixth Annual Concert of LAS AMERICAS EN CONCIERTO (LAEC) was presented in Philadelphia in collaboration with Esther Boyer College of Music, Temple University. The outstanding pianist, CHARLES ABRAMOVIC, performed my composition, Tres Piezas Breves para piano, as well as a selection of extraordinary compositions from Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Canada, Colombia, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile and the United States. Rock Hall, Temple University, Philadelphia, 9/23/18.

DAVID HOLZMAN, piano
El Jardín de Tomás, Queens New Music Festival 2018 on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Secret Theatre.

CHARLES ABRAMOVIC,piano
The Sixth Annual Concert of Las Américas en Concierto (LAEC) took place on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Church of Saint Luke in the Fields. Music from Haiti, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and the United States.

KATRINA OWENS, flute
Ternura de las Grullas, for solo flute
with Vent Nouveau at the National Opera Center-Scorca Hall, NYC.
3/25/18

VOX N PLUX performed Calma mi niño, the third song of Horizontes, tres cantos de cuna para todos, at the concert "Small is Beautiful" at the Third Street Music School on 12/3/17.

Horizontes, tres cantos de cuna para todos (Horizon, Three Lullabies for Everybody), based on texts written by Charles Ives and Augusta Ives, received its world premiere by Vox n Plux at the Fifth Annual Concert of LAEC.

ANA CERVANTES, piano
Desde El Aire: Seis Instantes (From the Air: Six Instants) concert on June 26, 2017 at La Casa del Pozo en Guanajuato, México, on July 15, 2017 at the Sala Mazahua, Espacio Cultural, México and at the Museo Iconográfico del Quijote, Centro de Arte y Cultura, Guanajuato on July 6, 2017. Ana Cervantes performed this composition in New York City on September 19, 2017 at Christ and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and at Union University, New Jersey on September 25, 2017.

 

 

 

World premiere of Pedro Páramo
Commissioned and premiered by Cantori New York. Dedicated to Mark Shapiro.
Cantata for narrator, tenor, baritone, mixed chorus and four instruments
Church of St. Luke in the Fields, NY 5/16/2015
Video by Joseph Ruscitto

World premiere of Horizontes, Tres cantos de cuna para todos
(Horizons, Three Lullabies for Everybody)
Vox N Plux
Church of St. Luke in the Fields, NY 5/30/2017
Video by Joseph Ruscitto

World premiere of Changing Trains in Times Square in 60 Seconds (2014)
Miranda Cuckson, violin and Yegor Shevtsov, piano.
Greenwich House Music, NY 2/23/2014
Video by Joseph Ruscitto

Reflexiones for violin, viola, cello and string orchestra
Lucidity Chamberistas
Eugene Muneyoshi Takahashi, Artistic Director
Secret Theater, The Long Island City Art Center, Queens 11/17/2015
Video by Joseph Ruscitto

 

Oleajes (Waves) for string quartet
Momenta Quartet
Fourth Annual Concert of Las Américas en Concierto
Church of St. Luke in the Fields, NY 2/7/2016
Video by Joseph Ruscitto

 

El Jardín de Tomás (Tomas' Garden) for solo piano
Commissioned, dedicated to and premiered by David Holzman
African Museum of the SMA Fathers, Tenafly, NJ, 11/6/11
Video by Joseph Ruscitto