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October 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm
88 years young, Brazilian composer Edino Krieger is mostly known for his substantial work for the piano. But he is also a very imaginative orchestrator who has several full scale orchestra pieces as well as beautiful chamber music. This program of Fiesta features a delightful piano trio, a string suite, a monumental vocal/piano work and his magical Ludus Symphonicus
October 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm
The Pampas, the huge plains that extend throughout the southern part of Brazil, Uruguay and central Argentina, are (or were) the domains of the gauchos, the southern cowboys. Since the last decades of the 19th century, composers from Rio de la Plata have been reflecting that sonic world with the tools of the symphonic music. These program features music by Alberto Ginastera, Julián Aguirre and Eduardo Fabini among others.
October 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm
As the Russian’s have their Group of Five and the French their Group of Six, Mexican music boasts the “Grupo de los Cuatro” or Group of Four. They are Daniel Ayala, Salvador Contreras, Blas Galindo and José Pablo Moncayo. We will feature music and stories of these great composers.
October 29, 2016 at 6:30 pm
Fiesta presents a selection of the program’s favorite composers and works since the program started. The 20th century has been the century of the Latin American music. A big part of the best and most interesting classical music on the last 100 year has been produced by Latin American composers. Fiesta presents a selection of some of our favorites pieces.
November 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm
The Dominican Republic enjoys a strong musical tradition, classical as well as popular. On this program of Fiesta you will listen also to Dominican classical music, including the monumental First Piano Concerto by Michel Camilo.