Latin America

Latin Works for Orchestra

PLEASE NOTE CONCERT TIME CHANGE: FRIDAY'S CONCERT WILL BEGIN AT 7:30PM. Carlos Kalmar leads a tour of his native continent with such works as a suite from Mexican Carlos Chavez's futuristic ballet originally created with Diego Rivera, Brazilian Villa Lobos' work inspired by an Amazonian bird, Chicago-based composer Elbio Barilari's work exploring the Latin American dance form Canyengue and Argentinian composer Ginastera's work paying tribute to cellist Pablo Casals.

Who

The Grant Park Orchestra

Carlos Kalmar, Conductor

What

Barilari: Canyengue

Carreno: Margaritena

Villa-Lobos: Uirapuru

Chavez: Suite de Caballos de Vapor (Horse Power Suite)

Ginastera: Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals, Op.48

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