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The Kronos Quartet shows their Latin side on Fiesta, Thu 6/6 @ 10pm

Founded at a time when the form was largely centered on long-established, Western European traditions, Kronos has been at the forefront of revolutionizing the string quartet into a living art form that responds to the people and issues of our time.

David Harrington (violin), John Sherba (violin), Hank Dutt (viola), and Paul Wiancko (cello)
Kronos Quartet
David Harrington (violin), John Sherba (violin), Hank Dutt (viola), and Paul Wiancko (cello)

6/6 The Latin Side of Kronos Quartet The prestigious Kronos Quartet has dedicated many recordings to the music of Latin America. Host Elbio Barilari will share some of his favorite recordings, including Silvestre Revueltas’s Sensemayá and Astor Piazzolla’s Five Tango Sensations.

6/13 Fresh Ink: Recent Works from Latin America Classical music in the 20th and 21st centuries has had a strong presence throughout Latin America and the world. On this program, we will share interesting and beautiful music from composers Leonardo Coral, Manly Romero, and Roberto Sierra.

6/20 Music of Master Guitarist Abel Carlevaro Uruguayan guitarist, teacher, and composer Abel Carlevaro is known as the founder of his own school of guitar technique. He was also a master composer for the instrument, and we will hear his Milonga Suite No. 1 and Carlevaro’s 5 Estudios, a tribute to Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos.

6/27 A Fresh Look to the Brazilian Piano Brazilian composers and pianists have established a long, solid, and brilliant tradition; Fiesta revisits the fascinating world of Brazilian piano music, including works by Camargo Guarnieri, Clarisse Leite, and Alexandre Levy.

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