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Everybody considers Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo one of greatest composers of the 20th century. However, few of his pieces are really known to ...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Fiesta again explores how Latin American composers have interpreted nature in music. Forests, jungles, mountains, and coastlines all have their uni...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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One of the greatest 20th century composers of all time, Alberto Ginastera was able to weave Latin American musical idioms into his music seamlessly...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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From European traditions to the native cultures, choral music has always been a part of Latin America’s musical identity. Fiesta will highlight som...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Already in the 19th century, there were Latin American women defying gender barriers in music and composition. That trend has only intensified duri...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Since the 1920’s classical composers have found inspiration in the urban music from Rio de la Plata. A new visit to symphonic and chamber repertoir...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Longtime friends and collaborators with Fiesta, the KAIA String Quartet, have released a new album Sureño, featuring the music of José Bragato and ...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Sefarad is the name the Spanish Jews gave to that land, thence their denomination as Sephardic people. Expelled from Spain alongside the Muslims, t...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Classical music in the 20th and 21st century has had a strong presence throughout Latin America. Host, Elbio Barilari share some of the most intere...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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There are many ways of being a Spaniard. One of them is being a gallego (or Galician, in English). That area of Northern Spain has its own language...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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The multi Grammy Award winner clarinetist, saxophonist and composer Paquito D’Rivera visits with Fiesta and speaks with Elbio Barilari about his ca...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Host, Elbio Barilari sits down with young Chicago violinist Alan Snow. They will speak about some of the great composer of the violin from Mexico a...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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We are having a ball trying to keep up with our ever-expanding musical collection as composers and performers around the world joyously overwhelm u...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Music reflecting the American Experience in all its nuance has been written by both Latino composers born in the United States and those that migra...

  • Added: May 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Host Elbio Barilari sits down with young Chicago violinist Alan Snow. They will speak about some of the great composers of the violin from Mexico a...

  • Added: May 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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The music written and performed in Latin America during the Colonial period (16th to early 19th centuries) has become more popular in recent years....

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Some of the most fascinating living composers are coming from Latin America. Composers such as Leo Brouwer, Esteban Benzecry, Miguel del Águila, En...

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Astor Piazzolla was a composer and a bandoneon player (the tango accordion). However, he loved the guitar, he and was an expert writer for that ins...

  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Musical memory is a strange thing. What is remembered and what is celebrated are often times decided by the particular taste of one era—or just by ...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Fiesta pays another visit to the amazing past and present of Portuguese music. Host Elbio Barilari will share many hidden musical treasures from th...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Flamenco music from Southern Spain has been very influential not just in the music of nationalistic Spanish composers but also in inspiring compose...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Founded in the 1970s, Camerata Punta del Este is a groundbreaking ensemble bridging the gap between classical and popular music. Fiesta’s host, Elb...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Leonardo Balada is, for many, the most important living Spanish composer. Fiesta dedicates a whole program to his work and thinking.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Brazil is, and has been, historically, one of the powerhouses of Latin American music. In this program, Fiesta features a whole imaginary concert o...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Together with José Pablo Moncayo’s “Huapango”, Arturo Marquez’s Danzón N.2 has become another non-official Mexican anthem and has garnered world-wi...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:29