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Art Songs from Latin America

 

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works by 

Darwin Aquino, Modesta Bor, Alejandro Caturla,

Carlos Chávez, Ramiro Cortés, Carlos Guastavino,

Manuel M. Ponce, Antonio Valencia & Heitor Villa-Lobos

  

Anna Tonna, mezzo-soprano

Max Lifchitz, piano

Sunday, October 27 at 3 PM

Christ and St Stephen’s Church

120 West 69th St

New York, NY 10023

Free Admission

http://www.northsouthmusic.org

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Patricia Caicedo, one of the leading interpreters of the Latin American Art Song repertoire, will present her only New York recital of the season on May 2.

The free-admission concert sponsored by North/South Consonance, Inc. will take place at the intimate and acoustically superior auditorium of Christ & St Stephen’s Church (120 West 69th St, Manhattan). It will commence at 8 PM.

The multi-lingual program will include songs in Catalan, Spanish, Nahautl (the language of the Aztecs), Quechua (the language of the Incas) and Portuguese. Ms. Caicedo will sing songs by among others, Mexican composers Manuel M. Ponce, Salvador Moreno and Sivestre Revueltas; Peruvian composer Theodoro Valcarcel; Colombian composer Jaime Leon; Argentinean composer Alberto Ginastera; Catalan composer Edmund Toldra; and Brazilian composers Camargo Guarnieri and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

Caicedo has resided in Barcelona, Spain for more than 10 years where she is active as both performer and musicologist. She is the founder and director of the Barcelona Festival of Song, held during the summer and now entering its 6th edition.

Her books The Latin American Art Song: A Critical Anthology and Interpretative Resource for Singers (Ediciones Tritó, 2005) and The Colombian Art Song – Jaime Leon: Analysis and Compilation of his works for voice and piano Vol. 1 & 2 (Mundo Arts Publications, 2009) have become reference books in the field of vocal pedagogy.

She has performed throughout Europe and Latin America and has presented lectures and workshops at numerous American universities.

Her acclaimed albums include: De mi corazón latino – Latin Songs of All time (Mundo Arts, 2010), A mi ciudad Nativa – To My Native City (Mundo Arts, 2005), Lied: Art songs of Latin America (Albert Moraleda, 2001) and La Felicidad, recorded with the Banda Sinfónica Santafé de Bogotá in 1997.

Ms. Caicedo will be accompanied at the piano by the versatile Max Lifchitz. Born in Mexico City. Lifchitz has resided in New York City since 1966 and has appeared on concert stages throughout Latin America, Europe and the US. He has released 9 solo piano albums and appears as conductor and collaborative artists in many more.

Ms. Caicedo will be available for interviews and media events while in New York City. She may be contacted through the North/South Consonance office at ns.concerts@att.net.

For further information about North/South Consonance’s concerts please visit http://www.northsouthmusic.org

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TOQUES FEMENINOS

FEMININE TOUCHES

Piano music by Three Generations of
Women Composers from the Europe and the Americas

JUDITH LANG ZAIMONT (USA)          Serenade (2006)

ALA BORZOVA (Russia/USA)               Fairy Tale Pictures (1986)

JENNIFER CASTELLANO (USA)          Sketches (2009)

ELISENDA FABREGAS (Spain/USA)    Homenaje a Mompou (2006)

KATHERINE HOOVER (USA)                  Dream Dances (2008)

FAYE ELLEN SILVERMAN (USA)         Three/Four (2007)

JACQUELINE NOVA (Colombia)           Transiciones (1975)

ALA PAVLOVA (Russia/USA)                Prelude (1995)

ALICIA TERZIAN (Argentina)               Toccata (1954)

AWILDA VILLARINI (Puerto Rico)       Bomba y Plena (1996)

MARGARITA ZELENAIA (Russia/USA)     Impromptu (2006)

Max Lifchitz, piano


“A consummate musician …. one of America’s finest exponents of contemporary piano music.”
American Record Guide

Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 3 PM

Christ & St. Stephen’s Church

120 West 69th Street, NYC
(between Broadway & Columbus)
Free Admission

www.northsouthmusic.org


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