Second annual

Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Festival

“Ginastera at 100”

Jan. 13 – Feb. 13, 2016

Celebrating the chamber music of Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos and other Latin American composers of the 20th and 21st centuries

Schedule

Jan. 13, 12:10 pm

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“Festival Overture”

University of California, Riverside, Performance Lab, ARTS 166
Paulo C. Chagas: Gravity and Grace, Mobile III for cello and multimedia

Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 14, 7:30 pm

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“Icons in Transformation”

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 3847 Terracina Drive at Magnolia Avenue, Riverside
Paulo C. Chagas: Gravity and Grace, Mobile III for cello and multimedia
Artwork by Ludmila Pawlowska

Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 16, 7:30 pm

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“Cello Latinoamericano – music from Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico”

Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main St, Temecula
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Pequena Suite
Manuel Ponce: Estrellita
Silvestre Revueltas: Tres Piezas (arr. L. Hoefs)
Villa-Lobos: O Canto do Cisne Negro (Song of the Black Swan)
Villa-Lobos: O Trensinho do Caipira (The Little Country Train)
Darius Milhaud: Saudades do Brasil, IV. Copacabana (arr. L. Hoefs)
William Bolcom: Le Tombeau de Nazareth
Lalo Schifrin: Pampas
Astor Piazzolla: Le grand tango

Lars Hoefs, cello; Steven Vanhauwaert, piano

Jan. 20, 8:00 pm

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“Dances from Argentina and New Music from Brazil”

Music@Mimoda, Mimoda Studio, 5774 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles
Almeida Prado: Preambulum
Ernani Aguiar: Meloritmias No. 2
Raul do Valle: Arapuã
Harry Crowl: Fragmento de um dia
João Guilherme Ripper: Quixote
Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas
Edmundo Villani-Cortes: Luz
Mannis: A moça e o velho relogio
Piazzolla: Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas de Buenos Aires

Jenny Yeo, piano; Karl Pasch, clarinet; Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 21, 7:00 pm

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“Ginastera at 100, Part I – Epic Journeys”

University of California, Riverside
Culver Center of the Arts, 3824 Main Street, Riverside
Ginastera: Pampeana No. 1
Villa-Lobos: Choros No. 5 ‘Alma Brasileira’
Ginastera: Pampeana No. 2
Villa-Lobos: Piano Trio No. 3

Mark Robson, piano; Bridget Dolkas, violin; Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 22, 7:00 pm

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“Ginastera at 100, Part II – Music and Film”

University of California, Riverside
Culver Center of the Arts, 3824 Main Street, Riverside
Paulo C. Chagas: Cotijuba for String Quartet and Video (world premiere)
Marek Żebrowski: Music for David (string quartet with 2015 animated short film "Fire" by David Lynch)
Ginastera: String Quartet No. 2

California Quartet: Bridget Dolkas and Alice Wrate, violins; Pam Jacobson, viola; Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 27, noon

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“Prisma Trio from Brazil – American Debut”

Pasadena Presbyterian Church, Music at Noon
Beethoven: Piano Trio Op.1 No.3, I. Allegro con brio
Edmundo Villani-Cortes: Five Brazilian Miniatures
Lalo Schifrin: Hommage à Ravel, IV. Finale

Prisma Trio: Viviane Sayão, piano; Isabella Carvalho, violin; Ana Clara Alves, cello

Jan. 29, 8:00 pm

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“Ginastera’s Legacy”

Calvary Presbyterian Church, 1050 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena
Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas
Ginastera: Puneña No. 2
Edmundo Villani-Cortes: Five Brazilian Miniatures
Lalo Schifrin: Hommage à Ravel, IV. Finale
Edmundo Villani-Cortes: Luz
Astor Piazzolla: Cuatro Estaciones Portenas

Prisma Trio: Viviane Sayão, piano; Isabella Carvalho, violin; Ana Clara Alves, cello
Jenny Yeo, piano; Karl Pasch, clarinet; Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 30

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Private event

Malibu, concert by invitation only.
Works by Villa-Lobos, Beethoven, Ernesto Nazareth, Marlos Nobre, Lalo Schifrin

Feb. 3, noon

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“Choro, Jazz, Música Popular – a South American continuum”

Encinitas Public library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas
Edmundo Villani-Cortes: Five Brazilian Miniatures
Lalo Schifrin: Hommage à Ravel, IV. Finale
Peter Sprague: Saudade de voce
Tom Jobim (arr. P. Sprague): Passarim
Peter Sprague: Saltwater
Peter Sprague: Voltar Para Casa

Peter Sprague, guitar; Bridget Dolkas, violin; Lars Hoefs, cello
Prisma Trio: Viviane Sayão, piano; Isabella Carvalho, violin; Ana Clara Alves, cello

Feb. 5, noon

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“City Ballet of Los Angeles – Girl in Red Dress: Love Letters”

City Ballet of Los Angeles School, 1532 W 11th St, Los Angeles
Beethoven: Piano Trio Op.1 No.3
Heitor Villa-Lobos: O Canto do Cisne Negro

Prisma Trio: Viviane Sayão, piano; Isabella Carvalho, violin; Ana Clara Alves, cello
Lars Hoefs, cello
Robyn Gardenhire, choreography

In collaboration with the City Ballet of Los Angeles

Feb. 13, 7:30 pm

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“California Chamber Orchestra – Music for the Heart”

Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main St. Temecula
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileras No. 4, I. Prelúdio
Kennedy: Desplazamiento
Dorff: It Takes Four to Tango
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

California Chamber Orchestra
Dana Zimbric, conductor
Kate Prestia-Schaub, piccolo


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