Latin-American Music with Elbio Barilari

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      Lalo Schifrin

      Lalo Schifrin

      An Argentine in Hollywood

      Discovered by Dizzy Gillespie on his first visit to Argentina, Lalo Schifrin has become a touchstone composer of movie music, winning four Grammy Awards and six Oscar nomiations. From Mission Impossible to his many concerti, Fiesta reviews the music of this versatile and prolific Argentine.

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      Ottorino Respighi (1879 – 1936)

      Saudades do Brazil

      “Saudade” is a Portuguese term connoting “homesickness” and “nostalgia.” Composers from different countries and eras have experienced this feeling after spending time in this magical nation.

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      Sao Paulo String Quartet

      The Best of the Latino Music Festival, Part 1

      Since 2008 WFMT has been recording every season of Chicagoʼs Latino Music Festival. Fiesta! will present an anthology of these concerts.

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