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Mirrors

Reflections, from Squash Court Collective featuring choreography and dancing by Lucy Rupert, and music by Paulina Derbez, was my favourite performance of the night. The piece explored both women’s journeys to freeing their true selves. Derbez’s violin, singing, and breathwork were haunting and soulful, and Rupert’s movements were expressive and powerful. Both women performed as though […]

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DUO LUNA DERBEZ SALAZAR WINNER OF IBERMUSICAS PROGRAM 2017

“The Duo Luna Derbez-Salazar are superb representatives of Mexican Chamber music of the 20th and 21st century” -Embassy series The Duo Luna Derbez Salazar has won the Ibermúsicas Residence Program 2017. The Duo will be giving concerts and master classes at the University of Costa Rica next fall 2018.   The Duo will also perform […]

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“MIRRORS” AT THE SPRINGWORKS FESTIVAL IN STRATFORD 2017

“Mirrors is a dreamscape where music, movement, text, digital painting and the raw explosiveness of the two performing artists converge in an unforgettable world. Using their shared classical music training as a launching point, Mirrors both challenges and accepts rules in pursuit of freeing the voice that seeks to be heard.  Including original text and adapted text from Lewis […]

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THE CONSCIOUS MUSICIAN MASTERCLASSES AT THE CULTURAL INSTITUTE IN CAMPECHE

Last spring I had the honor of working with very talented musicians from the Campeche Symphony at the Cultural Institute in Campeche, Mexico. We worked with the strategies of The Conscious MusicIan for daily practice and performance. The results were wonderful. Here some comments from the participants: “Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of […]

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PAULINA DERBEZ SPEAKER AT TEDx PASEO SANTA LUCIA

Paulina Derbez was selected to participate as a speaker at TEDx Paseo Santa Lucia last 26 November at Teatro de las Artes in Monterrey, Mexico. Her presentation was outstanding and will be online soon. The theme was based on her book The Concious Musician. Promote classical talks about this event

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A SUCCESSFUL TOUR OF DUO LUNA DERBEZ SALAZAR IN CANADA AND USA

Last November the Duo Luna Derbez Salazar along visual artist Jaime Luján were in tour in Canada and USA. They performed a concert with classical and mexican chamber music pieces and premiered the works of Federico Ibarra and Alexis Aranda. This tour was organized by México Contemporáneo Foundation. The Directors of this organization are Scarlett […]

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PAULINA DERBEZ AND LUCY RUPERT PERFORM AT KOERNER HALL IN TORONTO

On October 1st Paulina Derbez and Lucy Rupert performed part of their show “Mirrors” at Koerner Hall in Toronto with a wonderful response from the audience. Both artists were selected to perform this piece at Koerner Hall as part of Culture Days 2016. This piece for choreography, music, visual arts, soundtrack and light design won […]

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