The Great Alberto Ginastera

September 21, 2019, 7:00 pm

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Alberto Ginastera (Photo: Annemarie Heinrich [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

One of the greatest 20th century composers of all time, Alberto Ginastera was able to weave Latin American musical idioms into his music seamlessly.  Fiesta will look at the maestro’s incredible catalog and share some of Elbio Barliari’s favorite recordings of Ginastera.


Piano Sonata No. 1, by Alberto Ginastera
Gabriela Montero, piano

Pampeana, for cello and piano, by Alberto Ginastera
Aurora Natola Ginastera, cello; Alberto Portugheis, piano

Popol Vuh, La creación del mundo maya Op.44, by Alberto Ginastera
WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln; Stefan Asbury, conductor