Baroque Music from Mexico, Perú & Brazil

June 11, 2022, 7:00 pm

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The Rose Ensemble, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The music written and performed in Latin America during the Colonial period (16th to early 19th centuries) has become more popular in recent years. However, even before those treasures were rediscovered, several composers from the region showed there interest in exploring the strong connections between Spanish (and European) music from the past and Latin American music, expressed also in the multiple similarities with early and baroque music one can find in Latin American folk music.