• The Meeting will be held on 17th May in the ESNA Magna Classroom, University School of Design, Innovation and Technology of Madrid (Avenida Alfonso XIII 97 at 7:00 p.m.).
  • Participants will include César Antonio Molina (former Minister of Culture of Spain), Manuel Lucena (Visiting Professor at Harvard and Standford University), José Valencia, Francisco Ferrero and Ángela Ena Bordonada, leading Professors specialising in the work of Lorca and the painter Enrique Ochoa.
  • This is a precursor to the major exhibition organised in collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes to be held in New York and officially opened on 14th June, running until 14th July of this year.

Madrid, May 2018.- The Enrique Ochoa Foundation (www.enriqueochoa.com) will host on 17th May at the headquarters of ESNE (University School of Design, Innovation and Technology) an interesting meeting-colloquium under the title "Ochoa + Lorca: Musical Painting" that will bring together a large group of experts in the work of Ochoa and Federico García Lorca.

It is a unique event, timed to commemorate the 120th anniversary of the birth of the poet from Granada, who was a reference in the work of the painter Enrique Ochoa from Cádiz. The meeting will also be the prelude and presentation of the exhibition that will open in June at the Cervantes Institute in New York.

The Meeting-Colloquium "Ochoa + Lorca" will be chaired by Javier Cremades, President of Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo Abogados, Rafael Díaz and Alberto López Rosado, respectively General Director and Secretary General of ESNE. Moderated by Gabriel Fernández, former General Director of the Community of Madrid, César Antonio Molina, former Minister of Culture, who was Director at the Cervantes Institute, Manuel Lucena, Doctor of American History and Visiting Professor of Harvard and Stanford, the professors Ángela Ena, José Valencia and Francisco Ferrero Campos, as well as José F. Estévez, President of the “ Enrique Ochoa Foundation”, all of them experts in the work of Lorca and the painter Ochoa.

Enrique Ochoa (Puerto de Santa María 1891-Palma de Mallorca 1978) was a versatile artist, painter, illustrator, humanist and music lover. On the occasion of the exhibition of the Hispano-American Hall of Madrid in 1915, the poet from Granada referred to Ochoa with the following poem: "Lunar annunciations and transparent archangels, black green hair of Andalusian women. Music of songs with the rhythm of clear cadmium. Lemon yellow, pale violet. Painter? Musician? Poet? CREATOR".

The meeting has the institutional collaboration of the Cervantes Institute, as enjoys the support of Air Europa, ESNE, Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo lawyers, Carrillo Projects, Cesce, Redondo Iglesias, Montessori School, Olmata and the Dermocosmetic and Laser Medicine Center, the latter directed by Doctor Isabel Estévez MD, Vice-president of the Pintor Enrique Ochoa Foundation.



Place: ESNE (Aula Magna)

Address: Avda. Alfonso XIII, 97. Madrid

Date: May 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Free admission until seating capacity exhausted

** The meeting will also be available via video streaming.