Music from Venezuela

July 15, 2017, 7:00 pm

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Teresa Carreño at the piano
Theresa Carreño (George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress) Restored by Adam Cuerden. This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ggbain.23737. Image cropped, contrast adjusted.)

Venezuela has a wealth of concert music, from the romantic period and into the 21st century. Fiesta will bring its audience to a musical tour on Venezuelan musical history. From Teresa Carreño to Alfredo Rugeles, we will present over 150 years of rarely heard music.


String Quartet in B Minor, by Teresa Carreño
Joseph Roche (violin), Robert Zelnick (violin), Tamas Strasser (viola), Camilla Heller (cello)

Jarro Mocho, by Federico Vollmer
Clara Rodríguez (piano)

Fantasía para Flauta y Guitarra, Homenaje a Antonio Estévez, by Inocente Carreño
Nicolas Real (flute), Franka Verhagen (guitar)

Sinfonola para Orquesta, Juke Box, by Alfredo Rugeles
Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar de Venezuela, Alfredo Rugeles (conductor)

La Corbeille de fleurs, Valse, Op. 9, by Teresa Carreño
Clara Rodríguez (piano)