Rhythms of South America

January 29, 2022, 7:00 pm

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Fiesta explores the many rhythms and beats of South America. These contagious folk grooves have been taken by classical composers and brought into the concert hall. Host Elbio Barilari shares some of his favorite uses of these popular rhythms.


Malambo from Estancia Suite, by Alberto Ginastera
London Symphony Orchestra; Gisele Ben-Dor, conductor

El Cantor de Margarita, by Ismael Querales and Francisco Pacheco
Aguinaldo de Parranda

Margariteña, for orchestra by Inocente Carreño
Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá; Enrique Arturo Diemecke, conductor

Esperanza, pasillo, by Nelson Ibarra
Nelson Ibarra, bandola; Alfonso Medina, guitar

Suite Colombiana No. 2., by Gentil Montaña
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar

Dansa brasileira, selvagem, negra, by Mozart Camargo Guarnieri
Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela; Maximiliano Valdés, conductor

Candombe, from Ballet Suite After Figari, by Lamarque Pons
Orquesta Filarmónica de Montevideo; Federico García Vigil, conductor