20th Century Masters

April 22, 2017, 7:00 pm

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a tight photo closeup of Alberto Ginastera, a stern looking man in a suit and thick black glasses, black and white
Alberto Ginastera

Latin America has long history of “concert” music that started in the 16th century. However, it is possible to say that the 20th has been THE century of Latin American music. Many of the most intense and valuable musical works of the past century have been written by composers such as Manuel Ponce, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Carlos Chávez, Silvestre Revueltas, Alberto GInastera and Leo Brouwer, among others.


An Idea (Passacaglia for Eli), by Leo Brouwer
Edin Karamazov (lute)

Choro N.1, by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Heitor Villa-Lobos (guitar)

Pampeana No. 2 for cello and piano, by Alberto Ginastera
Alberto Portugheis (piano), Aurora Natola Ginastera (cello)

Troka, by Silvestre Revueltas
Camerata de las Américas, E.A. García Diemecke (conductor)

Sonata Clásica, by Manuel Ponce
Jason Vieaux (guitar)

Energía for 9 instruments, by Carlos Chávez
Panamerican Chamber Players, Eduardo Mata (conductor)