FIMTE 12th International Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music


FIMTE 12th Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music “Diego Fernández”

Early Music Revivals and the Performance of Spanish Keyboard Music

Rafael Puyana. In Memoriam


Parador de Mojácar, Almería, 7 – 9 AUGUST 2014

The 12th International Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music “Diego Fernández” will be held at the Parador of Mojácar, Almería, Andalusia, on the 7 to 9 August 2014, as part of FIMTE 2014: the 15th International Festival of Spanish Keyboard Music. The festival will feature  a full week of concerts, expert lectures, and workshops.

This symposium brings together academics and performers to investigate issues of performance practice across a range of styles. It draws on a range of expertise into past and current trends in performance of Spanish Keyboard Music.

Proposals for papers, lecture-concerts and concerts are encouraged in the following areas, but not limited to:

  • Early Music Revivals: Repertoire, Performers and Performance styles
  • Performance issues: ornamentation, articulation, sources, instruments

We welcome 200-250 word abstracts for 20-minute papers, as well as proposals for lecture-concerts (30-minutes) and concerts (one hour). Abstracts should be signed at the bottom with the author’s name, institutional affiliation or city of residence and full return address, including e-mail address and fax number where possible.

Official languages: English and Spanish.

Symposium fee (including Symposium dinner) EUR 170

Deadline for abstracts: 1st May 2014

For further information, please contact:

Luisa Morales
Apdo. 212 Garrucha 04630
Almería ESPAÑA
Tel: +34 610804486/950132621

FIMTE has a limited number of scholarships available, covering only the registration fees for the symposium and/or the workshop. Travel and accommodation costs must be borne by the applicant. To apply for the scholarship, submit a CV to the organization before May 1st.



·        Hotel Mojácar Playa, 3 minutes walk from the Conference building. Rooms available from 45 to 60 euros night. Please, contact them directly:, Tel. 34-950 472602; FAX 34-950 478940; e-mail:

·        Parador Nacional de Mojácar, where the conference is held. Rooms from 100 to 150 euros. Please, contact them directly: , Tel. 34-950478250; FAX 34-950478183; e-mail:

Because this is a touristic destination, we strongly recommend you to book at least one month prior to the symposium.


·        Airport: Almería is the nearest airport (90 km from Mojácar)

·        Train: Almería Station (90 km) or Lorca Station (60 km)

·        Bus: Vera or Mojacar Bus Station (connecting with Barcelona, Madrid, Granada, Murcia…)

A service of shuttles Almería-Mojácar would be available in the afternoon of the 7th August. Please, contact us well in advance to organize your transport.