6 Musical Works by Latina Composers Everyone Should Know

January 20, 2018, 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.)

Fiesta pays tribute to the many female composers of Latin America. Included in the program are Ángela Peralta and María Granillo, from México, Teresa Carreño from Venezuela and Margarita Luna from the Dominican Republic. Join us for this celebration of Latina composers!


Philharmonic Orchestra of Querétaro, Gerardo Rodríguez (conductor)

Larmes Romanza, by Ángela Peralta
Verónica Alexanderson (mezzo-soprano), Jozef Olechowski (piano)

Chichén Itzá, by María Teresa Prieto
Córdoba Symphony Orchestra, José Luis Temes (conductor)

Kaleidoscopio, by María Granillo
Tambuco Ensemble

Miniaturas quisqueyanas, by Margarita Luna
María de Fátima Geraldes, piano

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