Baroque Music from Spain and the New World

June 22, 2019, 7:00 pm

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Florilegium Ensemble (Photo: Amit Lennon)

The music written and performed in Spain Latin America during the Colonial period (16th to early 19th centuries) has become more popular in recent years. However, even before those treasures were rediscovered, several composers from those regions showed their interest in exploring the strong connections between Spanish (and European) music from the past and Spanish and Latin American folk music.


Sonata “Chiquitana” No. 4 AMch 264, by Anonymous
Florilegium; Arakaendar Bolivian Choir; Ashley Soloman, director

Mini Concerto Grosso, by Cláudio Santoro
Orquestra de Câmara “Solistas de Londrina”; Evgueni Ratchev, conductor

Esquinas, Op. 68, by Juan Orrego Salas
Luis Orlandini, guitar

Concierto Madrigal, by Joaquín Rodrigo
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Pepe Romero and Angel Romero, guitars; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor

Vivace, from Concerto for Harpsichord (Excerpt), by Manuel de Falla
Rafael Puyana, harpsichord; Solistas de Mexico; Eduardo Mata, conductor