Cultural & Fine Arts

  • “La Pepa”, The Spanish Constitution of 1812



    The Consulate General  of Spain in New York & Spanish Institute

    proudly present


    The Spanish Constitution of 1812, “La Pepa”, in the Whirl of the American, French and Latin-American Revolutions


    Welcome by Inmaculada de Habsburgo, President & CEO, Queen Sofia Spanish Institute

    Remarks by Ambassador Juan Ramon Martinez Salazar, Consul General of Spain in New York City

    Panel Discussion: 

    Gabriel Paquette, Assistant Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University

    The Constitution of Cádiz in an Age of Constitutions and Revolutions

    Eduardo Garrigues, writer, historian and Consul General of Spain in Puerto Rico

    The contribution of the American Delegates to the Cadiz Constitution: New Mexico and Puerto Rico

    Janis Tomlinson, Director of Museums at the University of Delaware

    Goya and the Constitution Revisited


    Íñigo Ramírez de Haro, writer, playwright and Consul for Cultural Affairs at the Consulate General of Spain in New York


    presented and conducted by Rafael Lamas

    Luigi Boccherini (1743- 1805) -

    Night Music of the Streets of Madrid (1780) (string orchestra) 

    Ramón Carnicer (1789-1855) - Solo for flute (1833) (flute and string orchestra) 

    Fernando Sor (1778-1839) - Cantabile from Six Bagatelles, Op. 43 (1830) (guitar) 

    Manuel García ­(1775 – 1832) - Caprichos líricos españoles (1830) (voice and guitar)


    October 23rd, 2012 

    6pm-doors open

    6.15 panel discussion

    8.00 concert

    8.30 reception



    Spanish Institute

    684 Park Avenue

    New York, 10065

Virgin with Peruvian Indians,
late 18th-early 19th c., Peru, Oil on wood