Music from Haiti

March 23, 2019, 7:00 pm

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"Beauty and Destruction" by Alex Proimos is licensed by CC BY-NC 2.0 (image cropped)

Colonized by France, and the first country in Latin American to win its independence, Haiti is often neglected or forgotten in the context of the Latin American culture. However, it has a strong musical tradition. Fiesta will bring to the audience some of its most important composers.

Playlist

Suite No.1 “Haitian Dances”, by Frantz Casseus
Frantz Casseus, guitar

Exodus String Quartet, by Jean Rudy Perrault
Crossing the Borders

Legende Creole, by Justin Elie
Jean R. Perrault, violin Jeanne Doty, piano

Five Piano Pieces, by Ludovic Lamothe
Joshua Russel, piano