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Echoes of the Americas

Saturday, November 16 @ 7:30 pm

Guillermo Figueroa, Conductor and Violin
Miguel del Aguila, Piano

Ernesto CorderoInsula Tropical Violin Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra
Gabriela Lena FrankThree Latin American Dances
Astor PiazzollaLibertango
Manuel de Falla – El Sombrero de Tres Picos (Three-Cornered Hat): Suite No. 2
Miguel del AguilaConga

Experience a vibrant journey through contemporary Latin American classical music. The concert opens with Puerto Rican composer Ernesto Cordero’s violin concerto “Insula Tropical,” featuring Guillermo Figueroa as both soloist and conductor. Next, revel in Gabriela Lena Frank’s “Three Latin American Dances,” followed by Astor Piazzolla’s renowned “Libertango.” The suite from Manuel de Falla’s “The Three-Cornered Hat” offers a nostalgic nod to Spain. The evening culminates with Miguel del Aguila’s exhilarating “Conga,” featuring the composer on piano. 


Saturday, November 16
7:30 pm
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Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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