Native and African Roots

October 13, 2018, 7:00 pm

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Both, Native American and African roots have been quintessential for the development of folk and classical Latin American music. Fiesta takes a trip to discover the origins of this music. Featured on this program are works by Camargo Guarnieri, Lamarque Pons, and Ricardo Lorenz.


Xochipilli, by Carlos Chávez
Panamerican Chamber Players; Tambuco Percussion Ensemble; Eduardo Mata, conductor

Suite from La Rebambaramba Ballet, by Amadeo Roldán
New World Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Noche de los Mayas: Noche Encantamiento, by Silvestre Revueltas
Orquesta Filamónica de la Ciudad de Mexico; Enrique Bátiz, conductor

Suite brasileira, by Mozart Camargo Guarnieri
Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela; Maximiano Valdés, conductor

Concerto for Maracas and Orchestra, by Ricardo Lorenz
Czech National Symphony; Ed Harrison, Maracas; Paul Freeman, conductor