A touching moment
The pianist Ana Benavides accompanying Cecilia Rodrigo, the composer’s only daughter, who is reading fragments of Joaquin Rodrigo’s writings about his most universal work, Concierto de Aranjuez.
As of January 13, 2001, Joaquin Rodrigo is the official name of the Auditorium in the Cultural Center of Tetuán. On that occasion, the district where the composer and his wife lived for the last 25 years of their lives paid him tribute. An exposition was inaugurated under the title “Joaquin Rodrigo: notes on the life of a genius”, by the musicologist Javier Suárez Pajares as commissioner, and will be open until March 25 in the lobby of Madrid’s cultural center. A piano recital also took place given by Ana Benavides with the participation of Cecilia Rodrigo reading various texts by her father.