Pianist Max Barros performs works by composers from every phase of Brazilian music history, all of which respond in highly creative manner to the African heritage of Brazil. Featuring special guests, soprano Angelica de la Riva and cellist Andrew Janss.
"The history of Brazilian music is an exuberant mélange of European art music, indigenous traditional music, and African influences that contributed to a vibrant musical melting pot. This concert presents a broad and varied selection of works by composers from every phase of Brazilian music history, all of whom respond in highly creative manner to the African heritage of Brazil. Dance forms, syncopated rhythms, percussive sonorities, and complex textures create a musical tapestry that never fails to captivate." -Max Barros
Capim di Pranta (canção Jongo) by Ernani Braga (1888-1948)
Nigue-Nigue-Ninhas (canção Africana)
O’Kinimbá (canção de Macumba)
3a. Suíte Brasileira by Lorenzo Fernandez (1897-1948)
Dansa Negra by Camargo Guarnieri (1907-1993)
Suíte Litúrgica Negra by Brasílio Itiberê (1846-1913)
Congada by Francisco Mignone (1897-1986)
Batuque by Ernesto Nazareth (1863-1934)
3 Cantos de Iemanjá by Marlos Nobre (b. 1939)
Dansa de Negros by Fructuoso Vianna (1896-1976)
Alma Brasileira (Choros no. 5) by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1897-1959)
Danças Características Africanas
Lundú da Marquesa de Santos
Please note that this program was originally scheduled for March 2, 2017.