20th Century Masters

January 4, 2020, 7:00 pm

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Sol Gabetta (Photo: Julia Wesely)

Latin America has long history of “concert” music that started in the 16th century. However, it is possible to say that the 20th has been THE century of Latin American music. Many of the most intense and valuable musical works of the past century have been written by composers such as Manuel Ponce, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Carlos Chávez, Silvestre Revueltas, Astor Piazzolla and Leo Brouwer, among others.


Sonata Clásica, by  Manuel Ponce
Jason Vieux, guitar

Allegro Vivace, from Quintet for Guitar and Strings, by Leo Brouwer
Fareed Haque, guitar; KAIA String Quartet

Rudepoema, by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Nelson Freire, piano

Pampeana No.2, by Alberto Ginastera
Sol Gabetta, cello; Munich Radio Orchestra; Ari Rasilainen, conductor

Micropiezas for two guitars, No. 4, by Leo Brouwer
Carlos Barbosa-Lima and Larry Del Casale, guitars