Fiesta! Latin-American Music with Elbio Barilari | WFMT
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Fiesta is a weekly classical music program devoted to Latin American and Iberian music from the 16th to 21st century, and brings artistically and historically significant compositions and artists to its listeners. Acclaimed composer, musician, and professor Elbio Barilari is your guide on this adventure through a rich musical landscape. We invite you to enjoy and learn about the lively, compelling, and rarely-heard treasures of Latino classical music from around the world. Interviews with composers, conductors, and musicians enrich the music. Previous guests on Fiesta have included Eduardo Fernández, Carlos Kalmar, Piotr Nawrot, and José Serebrier.
||CleanThe Latin American Express||Join host, Elbio Barilari as he takes you on a musical tour of Latin America.||12/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean100 Years of “La Cumparsita” | Hear 10 versions of the most popular tango of all time||Considered the anthem of tango music and one of the most popular tunes in history, "La Cumparsita" was composed in 1917 by Uruguayan pianist Gerardo Matos Rodríguez.||11/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe “other” Joaquín Rodrigo||The tremendous popularity of “Concierto de Aranjuez” has made of Joaquín Rodrigo almost a “one piece composer” or a “composer for the guitar,” which cannot be farther from the truth. In this program Fiesta! reviews vocal,||11/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRoberto Sierra: Composer||Puerto Rican, Roberto Sierra is one of the most important living composers of contemporary classical music. Sierra’s work draws from the 20th century avant-garde music and the 19th century romantic traditions alike and synthesized his European and La||11/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean100th Anniversary of Lamarque Pons||Join Fiesta and guitarist, Eduardo Fernández, as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Uruguayan composer and pianist Lamarque Pons.||11/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFolk Music of Latin America||On this special edition of Fiesta, host Elbio Barilari, presents some of the most important folk music from Latin America. Featuring music from Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, and Mexico this program showcases popular music that has transcended many genres||10/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChamber Tango||Tango was born around 1880 in Buenos Aires and Montevideo as dance music, but by the 1940ʼs it was introduced to the concert hall. Since then tango has inspired many composers to write concert music for this globally popular dance||10/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMiguel Del Águila: Uruguayan-American Composer||Host Elbio Barilari, speaks with his fellow countryman Miguel Del Águila about composing music in the 21st century, his early life in Uruguay, and his music output.||10/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpain and Latin America on Six-Strings||Spain and Latin America are the homeland of the guitar. Nurtured by the Spanish inheritance as well as the African sense of rhythm and the Native American melodies, Latin American guitar music has given a treasure of music to the world.||9/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMexican Soundscapes||Together with Brazil and Cuba, Mexico is one of the powerhouses of Latin American music. With roots in the native cultures as well as in the Colonial period, Mexican music shows an extraordinary vitality and a variety of colors and soundscapes.||9/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|