The Brazilian Guitar Quartet presents transcriptions of piano and orchestral classics, Mon 2/26 @ 10p
The Brazilian Guitar Quartet have established themselves as one of the world’s leading guitar ensembles. The group’s unique combination of six-string and eight-string guitars allows for the exploration of an original and unusual repertoire.
2/5 Dances, Impressions, Rhapsodies, and More From a Valencian medieval legend to the seat of the ancient Incan empire to pre-Colombian Peru and Bolivia to Cuba and the Argentine tango, works by Ginastera, Rodrigo, Lecuona and Frank, featuring flutist Eugenia Zukerman, pianist Thomas Tirino, and conductors Enrique Bátiz and Keith Lockhart, exploring contemporary visions of times gone by.
2/12 Spanish Love Songs for Valentine's Day Love songs, nothing but love songs! Spanish love songs for El Día de los Enamorados – Valentine’s Day. Over 500 years of Love, Iberian style! We’ll hear Sephardic romances of the Jews of mediaeval Spain, Spanish love songs by Catalan Enrique Granados, and El Amor Brujo, a gitanería of ghostly love by Manuel de Falla.
2/19 Classics from Argentina, Chile, and Venezuela One composer was born of Italian immigrants, another was born in Berlin, and yet another was born into one of South America's most distinguished musical families. Carlos Guastavino, Juan Antonio Sánchez, and Evencio Castellanos all contributed to and enriched not only the musical life of Argentina, Chile, and Venezuela, but of all Western classical music.
2/26 Guitar Transcriptions of Piano and Orchestra Classics Guitarist Jorge Caballero and the Brazilian Guitar Quartet bring us transcriptions of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Iberian-inspired orchestral work Capriccio Espagnole, Isaac Albéniz’s piano suite Chants d'Espagne, and more.