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FIESTA! presents The Forgotten Music of Villa-Lobos

 

"Fiesta!," says the Uruguayan-born composer Elbio Barilari, "features the hottest Latin-American music from the 16th to the 21st centuries." Mr Barilari, a faculty member of the University of Illinois at Chicago, is at the helm for this trip through the hidden pleasures of Latino concert music, including the magical rhythms of Silvestre Revueltas and Heitor Villa-Lobos and the power of symphonic tango. Plus, the series shares little-known treasures from the Latin-American Baroque, and celebrates classical guitar through the music of Agustin Barrios, Antonio Lauro, and Leo Brouwer.

 


PROGRAM #: FST 14-02
RELEASE: April 13, 2014

The Forgotten Music of Villa-Lobos
For all his fame, live performances of Heitor Villa-Lobos symphonies and piano concerti are extremely rare. Fiesta! revisits the sources of this amazing musical stream.


PROGRAM #: FST 14-03
RELEASE: April 20, 2014

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