Javier Gándara Feijóo

Javier Gándara Feijóo

Javier Gándara Feijóo is working on his PhD thesis about musical theatre during the second half of the 18th century. For this purpose, he has a pre-doctoral contract with the University of Santiago de Compostela, funded by the Xunta de Galicia (ED481A and IN606A). He belongs to the research group Organistrum (GI-2025), being part of its projects “Galicia-America: civil music, ideology and cultural identities across the Atlantic (1800-1850)” of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (PID2020-115496RB-I00) and “Aid for the consolidation and structuring of competitive research units of the SUG GPC” (ED431C, IN607A, ED431B, IN607B, ED431F and IN607D) of the Xunta de Galicia. He is also a member of the working team of the “Archivio del Teatro Pregoldoniano-Archivio Musicale Gherardi” (PGC2018-097031-B-I00). Javier Gándara holds a degree in Art History (University of Santiago de Compostela) and another in Music (Conservatorio Superior da Coruña). He has also completed a Master’s Degree in the Valuation, Management and Protection of Cultural Heritage (University of Vigo) and a Master’s Degree in Teaching (University of Vigo). Gándara has worked as an archivist at the Curros Enríquez Foundation, a grant holder at the Consello da Cultura Galega, a clarinet teacher at the Conservatorio Superior de Vigo and a research grant holder at Casa de Velázquez (Madrid). He has participated in academic events such as the III Congress MUSAM (Santiago de Compostela, 2021) and the X Congress of the Spanish Musicological Society (Baeza, 2021). Recently, Javier received the Andrés Segovia-José Miguel Ruiz Morales Prize (Musicology), awarded by Música en Compostela. His publications include “Boccherinian music in the Cathedral of Santiago: Scena dell’Ines di Castro” (2022) and “Music in Nós magazine (1920-1935): folklore and academy ” (2020).
Publications and other outputs:

GÁNDARA FEIJÓO, J. (2022): “Música boccheriniana en la Catedral de Santiago: la Scena dell’Ines di Castro”, Estudios musicales del Clasicismo 6: en homenaje a Yves Gérard, Madrid y Sant Cugat, Editorial Arpegio y Asociación Luigi Boccherini, pp. 43-54.

GÁNDARA FEIJÓO, J. (2021): “Los inventarios decimonónicos del monasterio de Celanova”, Rudesindus: miscelánea de arte e cultura, n. 14, pp. 377-388.

GÁNDARA FEIJÓO, J. (2020): “A música na revista Nós (1920-1935): folclore e academia”, Grial: revista galega de cultura, n. 225-226, pp. 166-179.

GÁNDARA FEIJÓO, J. (2016): “Estudio y reflexiones en torno a una obra del Museo Arqueológico Provincial de Ourense”, Boletín Auriense, n. 46, pp. 159-173.