The “Four Seasons in Buenos Aires”, by Astor Piazzolla, has become one of the most popular contemporary pieces, both, for tango music and classical music.
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Elbio Barilari sits down with accomplished Nicaraguan pianist and composer Darwin Noguera, and he performs for us at the WFMT Studios.
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One of the greatest living pianists, Martha Argerich’s career has brought her from Argentina to around the world. Fiesta pays tribute to this piano master and her long and fruitful career, including her performances of the giants of Latin American classical music.
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Soccer (or fútbol, as it is called in Spanish) constitutes an important element of Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese identity. Several composers, classical and popular, have dedicated memorable works to this sport and its emotions and feats.
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The sonata is a musical term in use for almost four centuries. Latin American composers have also cultivated this venerable form. And on this program,Fiesta features an extravaganza of Latino sonatas, including music from Brazil, Venezuela and Argentina.
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Join host, Elbio Barilari as he takes you on a musical tour of Latin American and Iberican concert music. Featuring some of the greatest music written for the concert hall including the music of Heitor Villa-Lobos, Federico Moreno Torroba, and Manuel de Falla.
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The romantic quality of Spain is embedded in many of the compositions to come out of the country, especially for the piano. Host, Elbio Barilari chooses some of the greatest piano music from Spain and we feature three great Spanish pianists.
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Today a footnote in a history full, mostly, of Italian, German and French names, there were Latin American composers that were considered mega-stars in the opera houses of the 19th century: Mexican Melesio Morales and Brazilian Antônio Carlos Gomes.
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Our program focuses on the monumental work of Blas Galindo as a symphonic composer as well as the author of some delicate and delightful chamber pieces.
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The Viceroyalty of Perú and the Portuguese colonies in Brazil were home to some of the most prominent composers from the colonial period, and yet many of them are still unknown. Fiesta pays tribute these fantastic composers and sheds light on music from over 300 years ago.
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Founded by conductor Enrique Bátiz in 1971 the Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México or the Symphony Orchestra of the State of Mexico is one of the most important orchestras in the world.
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