Teresa Carreño, Composer

July 16, 2022, 7:00 pm

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Teresa Carreño at the piano
Theresa Carreño (George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress) Restored by Adam Cuerden. This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ggbain.23737. Image cropped, contrast adjusted.)

Born in Venezuela in 1853, Teresa Carreño was one the first Latin American women with an international career as a pianist, composer and teacher. Fiesta looks into the life and music of this piano virtuoso nicknamed the “Valkyrie of the Piano.”