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      Esteban Klísich

      More New New Music

      21st century music has broken away from the cage imposed by the 100 years old tradition or “experimental”, “contemporary”, “new music” and/or “avant-garde”. Starting in the 80’s, some composers, many of them from Latin America, started bringing together different traditions, including the one of classical Western musicwith the music of the 20th century. The result is what Fiesta’s host, Elbio Barilari, likes to call New New Music: music that is new and feels free to embrace musicality and beauty without complexes.

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      Carlos Jiménez Mabarak

      Mexican Orchestral Music

      Mexico has and always had an incredible number of great composers. Ever since the Colonial period, Mexican composers of the first rate have been contributing to music. Fiesta will look beyond the three titans of Mexican music such as Miguel Ponce, Carlos Chávez, Silvestre Revueltas or Mario Lavista and showcase composers from the present and the past that deserve to be better known.

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      The Recycled Instruments Orchestra of Cateura (Landfillharmonic)

      Latino Music Festival 2015 Part 1

      2015 marked the Latino Music Festival’s 10th Anniversary. This festivals happens in Chicago every Fall, featuring concert music from Latina América, Spain and Portugal from the Colonial period to the 21st century.

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      Abel Carlevaro (1916-2001)

      Abel Carlevaro (1916-2001)

      Dear Maestro…

      Tributes from one composer to another have been a favorite practice since the Renaissance. In this program Fiesta! showcases delightful works dedicated to Heitor Villa-Lobos, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Bela Bartok, among others.

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