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Fiesta celebrates Easter Latin American style

Easter in Latin America
One of the largest Easter celebrations in the world takes place in Antigua, Guatemala

Forget about the Easter Bunny – in Spanish-speaking countries, a whole week is dedicated to commemorating the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus. We'll celebrate in music on Fiesta, Apr 14th @ 10p.

4/7 Symphonic & Chamber Music by Claudio Santoro Brazilian master Claudio Santoro, 1919-1989, is one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. Fiesta will feature a selection of his work, from chamber music to full-scale orchestra pieces.

4/14 Easter Celebration Latin America has developed its own and strong Easter musical traditions. Fiesta features Colonial Music from South America as well as Spain!

4/21 Romantic Music from Brazil and Mexico Beautiful and melodic music from Brazil and Mexico, including works by Brazilian composers Alexandre Levy and Alberto Nepomuceno and Mexican composers Melesio Morales and Gustavo Campa.

4/28 Renaissance Music from Spain, Portugal & the Americas Fiesta features a treasure of Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American music from the 12th to the 18th century including the mysterious “Codex Calixtinus.”

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