Saturdays at 7:00 pm
Explore the diverse traditions of Latin American and Iberian music.
Fiesta is a weekly classical music program devoted to Latin American and Iberian music from the 16th to 21st century, and brings artistically and historically significant compositions and artists to its listeners. Acclaimed composer, musician, and professor Elbio Barilari is your guide on this adventure through a rich musical landscape. We invite you to enjoy and learn about the lively, compelling, and rarely-heard treasures of Latino classical music from around the world. Interviews with composers, conductors, and musicians enrich the music. Previous guests on Fiesta have included Eduardo Fernández, Carlos Kalmar, Piotr Nawrot, and José Serebrier.
Best of the 2017 Chicago Latino Music Festival, Part 1
The Chicago Latino Music Festival is one of the largest classical music festivals to feature Latino music.
Colonial Music from Perú and Brazil
The Viceroyalty of Perú and the Portuguese colonies in Brazil were home to some of the most prominent composers from the colonial period, and yet many of them are still unknown. Fiesta pays tribute these fantastic composers and sheds light on music from over 300 years ago.
Leo Brouwer Once Again| featuring his arrangements of 7 Beatles songs
Fiesta will visit once more the work of the most important Latin American living composer: Cuban, Leo Brouwer.
6 Musical Works by Latina Composers Everyone Should Know
Fiesta pays tribute to the many female composers of Latin America.
Island Hopping: A Musical Getaway to the Canary Islands and the Caribbean
Host, Elbio Barilari takes you on a musical trip to the many islands in Latin America and Spain. Featuring some of his favorite composers, we will visit the Canary Islands, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Haiti.