Violoncello: The Latin American Cello

October 5, 2019, 7:00 pm

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Powerful and beautiful the cello has been an instrument beloved by Latin American composers.  On this program, we will share some of the greatest cello music by Latino composers including Francisco Mignone, Carlos Chavez, Carlos Guastavino and Astor Piazzolla.


Modinha, by Francisco Mignone
Mileta Stanković, cello; Snežana Stanković, piano

Madrigal, by Carlos Chavez
Carlos Prieto, cello; Edison Quintana, piano

Le Grand Tango, by Astor Piazzolla
Yo Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott, piano

Cantilena No. 1 and La rosa y el sauce, by Carlos Guastavino
Luca Paccagnella, cello; Sabrina Alberti, piano

Cello concerto, by Carlos Chavez
Carlos Prieto, cello; Orchestra of the Americas;Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor