String Quartets of Latin America

January 22, 2022, 7:00 pm

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Cuarteto Latinoamericano (photo: Sergio Yazbek)

This program showcases music for string quartet in different combinations and forms. We will highlight some of Latin America’s most important and influential composers. Enjoy the vitality and beauty of these rarely heard Latin American quartet string music.


Barcarola, by Francisco Mignone
Cuarteto Latinoamericano

Seresta No. 2, by Francisco Mignone
Cuarteto Latinoamericano; La Catrina Quartet

Tango Sensations: Asleep, Loving, Anxiety, by Astor Piazzólla
Quatuor Ebène; Michel Portal, bandonéon

String Quartet in 4 movements, by Manuel Ponce
Cuarteto Latinoamericano

Chau Paris, by Astor Piazzólla
Lucienne Renaudin Vary, trumpet; Monte Carlo Philharmonic String Quartet