what’s playing now
June 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Fiesta continues featuring what we call New New Music by living composers that declared themselves free from the hundred year old academic chains of “experimental” and/or “contemporary” and/or “avant-garde” music.
June 11, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Some of the sot popular melodies in history have a Latin American origin. From Villa-Lobos most famous “Bachiana” to “Estrellita”, from “Over the Waves” to “Girl of Ipanema”.
June 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm
There are many ways of being a Spaniard. One of them is being a gallego (or Galician, in English). That area of Northern Spain has its own language, the gallego, and embraces firmly its ancestral Celtic traditions. After visiting Andalusia, Catalonia and the Basque Country, Fiesta heads toward Galicia
June 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm
The music written and performed in Latin America during the Colonial period (16th to early 19th centuries) has become more popular in recent years. However, even before those treasures were rediscovered, several composers from the region showed there interest in exploring the strong connections between Spanish (and European) music from the past and Latin American music, expressed also in the multiple similarities with early and baroque music one can find in Latin American folk music.
July 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Colonized by France, and the first country in Latin American to win its independence, Haiti is often neglected or forgotten in the context of the Latin American culture. Haiti, however, has a strong musical tradition. Fiesta will bring to the audience some of its most important composers.
July 9, 2016 at 6:00 pm
From Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flores to Puerto Rican soprano Ana María Martínez to Uruguayan bass-baritone Erwin Schrott, Latin America has given birth to some of the most brilliant opera singers to ever grace the stage. On this episode of Fiesta we will feature these singers and more.
July 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Since the 1920’s classical composers have found inspiration in the urban music from Rio de la Plata. A new visit to symphonic and chamber repertoire inspired on this fascinating genre. Playlist: Raúl Jaurena (Uruguay, 1941) Tango 5 Senses (2015) -Taste -Smell -Vision -Hearing -Touch Raúl Jaurena and His Quintet Raul Jaurena, bandoneon Daniel Szasz, 1st. […]