Sixth annual

Villa-Lobos International
Chamber Music Festival

Lars Hoefs, artistic director/cello

Jan. 8 – Feb. 6, 2020

18 concerts of Latin American chamber music across Southern California.


Schedule

Jan. 8, 12 noon

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“Festival Overture”

Encinitas Public library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. Free admission
Dimitri Cervo: Toccata Brasilis (world premiere)
Dimitri Cervo: Paisagens Brasileiras (world premiere)
João Guilherme Ripper: Kinderszenen
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Luz
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Jongata
Astor Piazzolla: Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas de Buenos Aires

Rose Chen, piano
Karl Pasch, clarinet
Lars Hoefs, cello


Jan. 9, 6:30 pm

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“Brazilian Landscapes”

Silver Lake Branch, Los Angeles Public Library, 2411 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. Free admission
Liduino Pitombeira: Brazilian Landscapes no. 16
Jailton de Oliveira: Shinopsis Brasiliensis no. 2 (world premiere)
Dimitri Cervo: Toccata Brasilis
Dimitri Cervo: Paisagens Brasileiras
Heitor Martins Oliveira: Os 12 Macacos (The 12 Monkeys)

Rose Chen, piano
Karl Pasch, clarinet
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 11, 7:30 pm

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“Stan’s Music Parlor”

Invitation only, Los Angeles
Heitor Martins Oliveira: Os 12 Macacos (The 12 Monkeys)
Liduino Pitombeira: Brazilian Landscapes no. 16
Dimitri Cervo: Toccata Brasilis
Dimitri Cervo: Paisagens Brasileiras
Jailton de Oliveira: Shinopsis Brasiliensis no. 2
João Guilherme Ripper: Kinderszenen
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Luz
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Jongata

Rose Chen, piano
Karl Pasch, clarinet
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 15, 12 noon

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“Brincadeiras: Villa-Lobos’ First Quartet and Beethoven’s Mexican Wave”

Encinitas Public library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. Free admission
Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 18 no. 3
Villa-Lobos: String Quartet no. 1
David Ashbridge: Beethoven’s Mexican Wave

Bridget Dolkas, violin I
Angela Xing, violin II
Travis Maril, viola
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 17, 7:30 pm

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“Oceanside Soiree”

Invitation only, Oceanside, CA
Roseane Yampolschi: Candeias
Raul do Valle: Arapuã
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70 No. 1 “Ghost”
Carlos Gomes: works for solo piano
Villa-Lobos: Piano Trio no. 1

Trio Sabiá: Arthur Kaufmann, piano; Marina Gama, violin; Amadeus Alcantara, cello
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 18, evening

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“Malibu Rendezvous”

Invitation only, Malibu, CA
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70 No. 1 “Ghost”
Villa-Lobos: Piano Trio no. 1
Selections of popular Brazilian music

Trio Sabiá: Arthur Kaufmann, piano; Marina Gama, violin; Amadeus Alcantara, cello

Jan. 22, 12:10 pm

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“Trio Sabiá - American debut”

Pasadena Presbyterian Church, 585 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena. Free admission
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70 No. 1 “Ghost” I. Allegro vivace e con brio
Villa-Lobos: Piano Trio no. 1

Trio Sabiá: Arthur Kaufmann, piano; Marina Gama, violin; Amadeus Alcantara, cello

Jan. 22, 8:00 pm

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“So spoke the Baiá”

Music@Mimoda, Mimoda Studio, 5774 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles. Free admission
Ricardo Tacuchian: Assim contava o Baiá (So spoke the Baiá) (world premiere)
Villa-Lobos: Piano Trio no. 1
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70 No. 1 “Ghost”

Anita Protich, soprano
Trio Sabiá: Arthur Kaufmann, piano; Marina Gama, violin; Amadeus Alcantara, cello

Jan. 25, 7:30 pm

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“The Return of Victor Asuncion: Beethoven and Franck Sonatas”

Invitation only, Encinitas
Beethoven: Cello Sonata no. 1 in F major, op. 5 no. 1
Solo piano pieces TBA
Franck: Sonata in A major

Victor Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 26, 4:00 pm

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“The Riverside Premieres, Part I: Tacuchian and Pitombeira”

University of California, Riverside
Culver Atrium, Culver Center, 3834 Main St, Riverside, Free admission
Ricardo Tacuchian: Sonatina
Ricardo Tacuchian: Baixo-relevo (world premiere)
Liduino Pitombeira: Vento Aracati (world premiere)
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata

Victor Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 27, 8:00 pm

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“The Riverside Premieres, Part II: Paulo C. Chagas”

University of California, Riverside, Performance Lab, ARTS 166
Paulo C. Chagas: Variations (VII)
Paulo C. Chagas: Pomona, über-reif
Paulo C. Chagas: Repente (world premiere)
Villa-Lobos: Cello Sonata no. 2

Victor Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 28, 7:00 pm

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“The Riverside Premieres, Part III: Ripper, Mannis, and Padilha”

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 3847 Terracina Drive at Magnolia Avenue, Riverside
João Guilherme Ripper: From My Window No. 8: Seagulls (world premiere)
Jose Augusto Mannis: new work for cello and piano (world premiere)
Marco Padilha: Portrait I “Physis” (American premiere)
Prokofiev: Cello Sonata

Victor Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 29, 12 noon

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“Coming Full Circle – Epic Sonatas”

Encinitas Public library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. Free admission
Villa-Lobos: Cello Sonata no. 2
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata

Victor Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 29, 7:30 pm

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“When the Night”

Invitation only, Oceanside
Paul Wiancko: Cello Quartet, Op. 1 “When the Night”
Denise Garcia: Choro (world premiere)
Villa-Lobos: Modinha from Bachianas Brasileiras no. 1
Liduino Pitombeira: Brazilian Landscapes no. 19 (preview)
Lalo Schifrin: Crosscurrents

Unicamp Cello Quartet: Lars Hoefs, Eduarda de Souza, Bianca de Souza, and Gabriel Falcade, cellos

Jan. 30, 3:45 pm

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“Temecula School Outreach”

Margarita Middle School Auditorium, 30600 Margarita Rd, Temecula, CA
Villa-Lobos: Modinha from Bachianas Brasileiras no. 1
Liduino Pitombeira: Brazilian Landscapes no. 19 (preview)
Paul Wiancko: Cello Quartet, Op. 1 “When the Night”
Lalo Schifrin: Crosscurrents

Unicamp Cello Quartet: Lars Hoefs, Eduarda de Souza, Bianca de Souza, and Gabriel Falcade, cellos

Feb. 3, 7:00 pm

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“Unicamp Cello Quartet: Crosscurrents”

Invitation only, Mar Vista, Los Angeles
Paul Wiancko: Cello Quartet, Op. 1 “When the Night”
Villa-Lobos: Modinha from Bachianas Brasileiras no. 1
Liduino Pitombeira: Brazilian Landscapes no. 19 (avant-premiere)
Lalo Schifrin: Crosscurrents

Unicamp Cello Quartet: Lars Hoefs, Eduarda de Souza, Bianca de Souza, and Gabriel Falcade, cellos

Feb. 5, 7:30 pm

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“Bachianas Brasileiras no. 5, the Original”

Pasadena Presbyterian Church, 585 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena. Free admission
Liduino Pitombeira: Brazilian Landscapes no. 19 (world premiere)
Denise Garcia: Choro (world premiere)
Villa-Lobos: Aria-Cantilena from Bachianas Brasileiras no. 5 (original version with text by Altamiranda de Souza)
Paul Wiancko: Cello Quartet, Op. 1 “When the Night”
Villa-Lobos: Modinha from Bachianas Brasileiras no. 1
Lalo Schifrin: Crosscurrents

Anita Protich, soprano
Amici Cello Ensemble, Joon Sung Jun, director
Special guest cellist David Chew
Unicamp Cello Quartet: Lars Hoefs, Eduarda de Souza, Bianca de Souza, and Gabriel Falcade

Feb. 6, 8:00 pm

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“Festival Finale – 15 Cellos from Long Beach, Sao Paulo, and Rio”

Cal State University Long Beach, Daniel Recital Hall. Free admission
Villa-Lobos: Fantasia Concertante for cello ensemble (west coast premiere)
Villa-Lobos: Aria-Cantilena from Bachianas Brasileiras no. 5 (original version with text by Altamiranda de Souza)
Klengel: Hymnus
Liduino Pitombeira: Brazilian Landscapes no. 19
Lalo Schifrin: Crosscurrents

Anita Protich, soprano
Amici Cello Ensemble, Joon Sung Jun, director
Special guest cellist David Chew
Unicamp Cello Quartet: Lars Hoefs, Eduarda de Souza, Bianca de Souza, and Gabriel Falcade



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