A Brazilian Concert

April 27, 2019, 7:00 pm

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"289 - Brasil" by Josué Braun is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (image cropped)

Brazil is, and has been, historically, one of the powerhouses of Latin American music. In this program, Fiesta features a completely imaginary concert of Latin American music covering over two centuries of music. Featuring music by José Mauricio Nunes García, Camargo Guarnieri, and Radamés Gnattali.


Zemira – Ouverture, by José Mauricio Nunes García
Vox Brasiliensis; Ricardo Kanji, conductor

Choro for Piano and Orchestra, by Camargo Guarnieri
Caio Pagano, piano; Czeck Orchestra; Paul Freeman, conductor

Sinfonia Popular No. 1, by Radamés Gnattali
Orquestra Sinfônica da Universidade Estadual de Londrina; Norton Morozowicz, conductor

Congada, by Francisco Mignone (Excerpt)
Wurttembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen; Gabriel Castagna, conductor