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July 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Several thousand years ago the forebears of the present day Gypsy people left India. Their descendants have spread throughout the world and their cultural influence is still very vibrant, especially around the Mediterranean. Flamenco music has nurtured the inspiration of Spanish composers, even before Albéniz and continues to inspire composers of today.
August 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm
The gargantuan Choros No.11, by Heitor Villa-Lobos is one of the most ambitious works ever written for the combination of piano and orchestra. Listen to this monument of music together with other inspiring pieces by the Brazilian master.
August 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Continuing our exploration of Heitor Villa-Lobos’s monumental Choros series. Here we have the Choros N. 10 and N. 12 two of his symphonic tributes to this Brazilian musical style. Playlist: Heitor Villa-Lobos (Brazil, 1887-1959) Choros No. 10, “Rasga o Coracao” (1926) Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela Eduardo Mata, conductor Dorian DIS 80101 12:16 […]
July 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm
If you could only pick an hour of music to listen to the rest of your life, what would it be? Host, Elbio Barilari, will share with us some of his favorite music and composers. This is music he doesn’t he could live without! From Silvestre Revueltas to Astor Piazzolla let’s listen to some of Elbio’s Desert Island Picks
July 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Venezuela has a wealth of concert music, from the romantic period and into the 21st century. Fiesta will bring its audience to a musical tour on Venezuelan musical history. From Teresa Carreño to Alfredo Rugeles, we will present over 150 years of rarely heard music.
July 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm
The harpsichord sounds, to most ears, as an instrument exclusively related to music from the Baroque period. Spanish and Latin American composers from the 20th century, however, have written many pieces dedicated to the venerable instrument.
July 1, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Both, US born Latino composers and composers that migrated from Latin America have written music reflecting the American experience in all its nuances. On this episode of Fiesta, we will share music about the immigrants’ journey and life in the United States. And our host, Elbio Barilari, will speak about his own experiences coming to America as well as other Latino composers who have made the US their home. Come celebrate Independence Day with us… Latino style!