Music of the Night

May 6, 2017, 7:00 pm

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Composer Federico Moreno Torroba.
Composer Federico Moreno Torroba.

Nocturnes have been composed since the 18th century. Even before the first nocturnes were written, the night and its attributes, like the moon and the stars, have been inspired musicians as well as poets and painters. These romantic endeavors have continued into the 21st century.

Music

“Convidando esta la noche,” by Juan García de Zéspedes
Ensemble Caprice

Nocturno, by Blas Galindo
Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, Juan Carlos Lomónaco, conductor

Nocturno, by Federico Moreno Torroba
Abel Carlevaro, guitar

Plenilunio, by Manuel Ponce
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano

La Conga de Medianoche, by Ernesto Lecuona
Donald Neale, piano

Noche Aguafuerte, by Carlos Chávez
Mauricio Nader, piano

Nocturno, Suite Avileña, by Evencio Castellanos
Orquesta Sinfónica de Venezuela, Jan Wagner, conductor

Nocturno, by Federico Ruiz
Clara Rodríguez, piano

“Tangata del Alba,” María de Buenos Aires, by Astor Piazzolla
Trío Montevideo