Who Got Next Vol. 3: Latin American/Hispanic Composers

June 8, 2024, 7:00 pm

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Clarice Assad
Clarice Assad (Photo: Cadenza Artists)

This week’s episode is the third volume in Sounds Classical’s “Who Got Next?” series! Kristina and LaRob get together to see if there are Latin American composers writing engaging music in the 21st century and the answer is, of course there are! Join the two hosts as they sample music from composers like Felipe Pérez Santiago, Keyla Orozco, Iván Enrique Rodríguez, and many others, as these artists combine their heritage and culture with classical sounds to breathe new life in this ever expanding field.


Clarice Assad: Familia

Yo-Yo Ma, vc; Assad family, g’s and vocals
Sony 24414-2

Arturo Sandoval: Wildflower
Yolanda Kondonassis, h
Azica ACD-71358

Roberto Sierra: IV. Finale, “Rápido” from Sinfonietta for String Orchestra 
Royal Liverpool Phil Orch Strings/Domingo Hindoyan
Onyx 4232

Tania León: Homenatge
Adam Kent, p
Albany TROY-1893

Keyla Orozco: Washington DC from Souvenirs
I Voglar Belgique & K Araki, v’s; H Oseas, vi; N Ives, vc
Navona NV-6456

Iván Enrique Rodríguez: Tree of Life
Lara Downes, p
Pentatone PTC-5187018

Marietta Veulens: Música de los niños invisibles
Marietta Veulens, p
Lorelt LNT-123

Osvaldo Golijov: No. 2, “Lúa Descolorida” from Three Songs 
Ruby Hughes, s; United Strings of Europe/Julian Azkoul
BIS BIS-2549

Felipe Pérez Santiago: El Ansia
Navona Records NV6129

Gabriela Lena Frank: I. “Introduction: Jungle Jaunt” from Three Latin American Dances
Utah Sym/Keith Lockhart
Reference RR-105