Fiesta Latin-American Music with Elbio Barilari

Sundays at 10:00 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.

Beginning March 1, 2024, Fiesta will move to Sundays at 10pm.

Music from the Pacific Coast

March 3, 2024, 10:00 pm

From Chile to California, the Pacific coast of the Americas was a part of the old Spanish Empire. Still today, composers from Latin American and US Latinos maintain the vibrant tradition of Latin tinged classical music coming from the shores of the Pacific. Our program will feature works by Diego Luzuriaga, Celsor Garrido-Lecca, Víctor Agudelo, and Alexander Tovar.

Gaspar Cassadó: Cellist & Composer

March 10, 2024, 10:00 pm

Music and performance by Spanish cello virtuoso Gaspar Cassadó is featured.

Epic Masterworks

March 17, 2024, 10:00 pm

Host Elbio Barilari shares some of his favorite long form classical works. Manuel De Falla and Carlos Chávez are are featured in this EPIC program.  

South American Road Trip

March 24, 2024, 10:00 pm

From Colombia to Argentina and from Chile to Brazil, Fiesta features music representing different traditions and landscapes.