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Fiesta shares symphonic masterpieces by Carlos Chávez in October 2022

Carlos Chávez (1899-1978)
Illustration by Edel Rodriguez
Carlos Chávez (1899-1978)

Indisputably the most powerful Mexican artistic figure, musical or otherwise, of his time, we'll hear the music of Carlos Chávez (1899-1978) on the Oct 13th broadcast at 10pm.

10/6 Flamenco Soundscapes Flamenco music from Southern Spain has been very influential not just in the music of nationalistic Spanish composers but also inspiring composers from other countries. From France to Russia, Fiesta features Flamenco Soundcapes throughout western music.

10/13 Symphonic Music of Carlos Chávez Symphonic works from one of the greatest composers of the 20th century Carlos Chávez are shared in this program. Host Elbio Barilari will present some of his best-known works as well as some hidden treasures.

10/20 Teresa Carreño: Composer and Pianist Born in Venezuela in 1853, Teresa Carreño was one the first Latin American women with an international career as a pianist, composer and teacher. Fiesta looks into the life and music of this piano virtuoso nicknamed the “Valkyrie of the Piano.”

10/27 Chamber Tango Tango was born around 1880 in Buenos Aires and Montevideo as dance music, but by the 1940ʼs it was introduced to the concert hall. Since then tango has inspired many composers to write concert music for this globally popular dance. We will feature some of the masters of tango including Astor Piazzolla, Luis Pasquet, and Aníbal Troilo.

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