2nd Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Festival 2016
Epic Journeys – Ginastera at 100 (Part I)
Culver Center of the Arts
Performance - Part 1
Thursday, January 21, 2016, 7pm
The Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Festival, an event conceived by the cellist Lars Hoefs in collaboration with UCR Professor Paulo C. Chagas, celebrates the music of Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) and other Latin American composers of the 20th and 21st centuries. The Second Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Festival 2016 has a special emphasis on the Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera (1916-83) for his 100th birthday year.
This concert is dedicated to the friendship between Ginastera and Villa-Lobos featuring emblematic chamber music works by both composers performed by Bridget Dolkas, violin; Lars Hoefs, violoncello; and Mark Robson, piano.
Alberto Ginastera: Pampeana No. 1, for violin and piano, Op. 16 (1947)
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Choros No. 5, for piano (1925) "Alma Brasileira" (Brazilian Soul)
Alberto Ginastera: Pampeana No. 2, for violoncello and piano, Op. 21 (1950)
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Trio for piano and strings No. 3 (1918)
Bridget Dolkas, violin
Lars Hoefs, violoncello
Mark Robson, piano
Support has been provided by UCR College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) and the City of Riverside.