Fiesta Latin-American Music with Elbio Barilari

Saturdays at 7:00 pm
Fiesta! Latin-American Music with Elbio Barilari

Exploring the diverse traditions of Latin American and Iberian music

Devoted to showcasing Latin American and Iberian music from the 16th century to today, Fiesta brings creatively and historically significant compositions and artists to audiences. Acclaimed composer, musician, and professor Elbio Barilari is your guide on this adventure through a rich musical landscape. Enjoy and learn about the lively, compelling, and seldom-heard treasures of Latin American and Spanish classical music from around the world.

Music from Catalonia

December 2, 2023, 7:00 pm

US born pianist Mac McClure has developed a strong relationship with Catalonian music scene. We will feature a selection of his solo piano recordings as well as vocal and chamber recordings by great Catalonian composers Joan Comellas, Joaquim Casssado, Pau Casals and more.

Argentine Composer: Alberto Williams

December 9, 2023, 7:00 pm

Born in Buenos Aires in 1862, Alberto Williams was one of the first Argentine composers that reached international fame. “Fiesta” visits his symphonic and piano works.

Romantic Latin America

December 16, 2023, 7:00 pm

Fiesta features two passionate and romantic Latin American masterpieces from Argentina and Brazil. Constantino Gaito’s String Quartet No.1 and Francisco Mignone’s Piano Concerto.

Gorgeous Sounds of Modern Latino Music

January 6, 2024, 7:00 pm

Enjoy these fun, melodic, and gorgeous works by José Serebrier, Paquito d’Rivera, Arturo Márquez, and Roberto Sierra.

Baroque Music from the Americas and Spain

January 13, 2024, 7:00 pm

Exploring the strong connections between European music from the past and Latin American music.