This weekend, Grammy Award-winner Jason Vieaux will perform the Villa-Lobos
' Guitar Concerto and John Corigliano's "Troubadours" at the Elgin Symphony Orchestra concerts.
029 2087 8444 MUSIC Sean Shibe Enjoy an hour of guitar performed by Sean Shibe as he plays works of Villa-Lobos
For eager connoisseurs, these include the nostalgic Brazilian aria by H Villa-Lobos
, a piece by the Spanish M de Falla full of authenticity and temperament.
Virtuoso fireworks and romantic opulence jostle with contemporary classics by Heitor Villa-Lobos
and Astor Piazzolla in this spectacular recital.
He has particular affection for the music of Villa-Lobos
, and played a selection of the Brazilian composer's music with commitment, attention to detail and, most importantly, love.
The Baku Virtuosos chamber orchestra headed by Rovshan Amrakhov and led by the chief conductor of the orchestra, honored artist of Azerbaijan Eyyub Guliyev, together with honored artists Farida Mammadova (soprano), Sabina Asadova (mezzo-soprano) and laureate of international competitions Ramiz Sevdimaliyev (vibraphone), performed works of the Brazilian classics Ary Barroso, Luiz Bonfa, Zequinha de Abreu, Sergio Mendes, Ney Rosauro, and compositions of Heitor Villa-Lobos
. Many of the compositions were played for the first time in Azerbaijan.
Performing in an ensemble are Dubai College 'Chamber Choir', The British School of Kuwait 'La Camerata' and the British School Al Khubairat 'Villa-Lobos
The program includes works by Lutoslawski, Schnittke, Applebaum and Concerto Competition winner Jonathan Hart, saxophone, performing Villa-Lobos
. Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 students and seniors, and are available at the door or in advance from the UO Ticket Office.
Are you able to name an art song composed by a Brazilian composer other than Heitor Villa-Lobos
challenges the pianist with a demanding succession of octaves.
' Suite Popular Brasileira was well-nuanced, and Dubez's Fantaisie Sur Des Motif Hongrois reflected a high level of artistry.
And next day, his performance of O Polichinelo by Heitor Villa-Lobos
earned him second place in the modern piano category.