Choral Music of Latin America

September 14, 2019, 7:00 pm

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in a slightly weathered black and white photo, Dorival Caymmi strums a guitar
Dorival Caymmi (Photo: Brazilian National Archives, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

From European traditions to the native cultures, choral music has always been a part of Latin America’s musical identity.  Fiesta will highlight some of the great Latino composers of this art form.


Ofulú Lorêrê, by Osvaldo Lacerda

Suite dos Pescadores, by Dorival Caymmi

Asa Branca, by Luiz Gonzaga

Flora, Cinco Canções de Amo, by Aylton Escobar
Coro da OSESP; Naomi Munakata, conductor

Nonantzin and Nocturne No.1, by Carlos Chávez
Esoterics Choir; Eric Banks, conductor

Cantata “La suave patria”, by Blas Galindo
Symphonic Orchestra Cárlos Chávez; National Choir of Mexico; Gabriela Oliva, cello; Fernando Lozano, conductor