Fifth annual

Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Festival

Lars Hoefs, artistic director/cello

Jan. 9 – Feb. 2, 2019

13 concerts of Latin American chamber music across Southern California.


Schedule

Jan. 9, 12 noon

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“The ABC's with pianist Victor Asuncion: music from Argentina, Brazil, and Cuba”

Encinitas Public library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. Free admission
Alberto Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2
Ernesto Lecuona: Andaluciá
Ernesto Lecuona: Gitanerías
Ernesto Lecuona: Malagueña
Walter Burle Marx: Sambatango
Marlos Nobre: Poema III
João Linhares: Côco

Victor Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 10, 7 pm

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“Contemporary Spiritual Music from Brazil”

University of California, Riverside
Culver Atrium, Culver Center, 3834 Main St, Riverside, Free admission
Paulo C. Chagas: Pomona, über-reif (world premiere)
Paulo C. Chagas: The Human Being
Paulo C. Chagas: Uma Memória e Memória (A Memory and Memory)
Marco Padilha: Portrait II "Words of Affliction" (world premiere)
Marco Padilha: Intermezzo "Paths we are looking for"
Marco Padilha: Piano Sonata no. 1, op. 19 "Actus tragicus"
Almeida Prado: Preambulum

Victor Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 11, 7:30 pm

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“Beethoven Cycle Part I: Running Amok”

Invitation only, Oceanside
Eduardo Seincman: Amok (world premiere)
Beethoven: Sonata for piano and cello in F major, op. 5 no. 1
Beethoven: Sonata for piano and cello in A major, op. 69
Beethoven: Sonata for piano and cello in D major, op. 102 no. 2

Victor Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 12, 7:30 pm

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“Beethoven Cycle Part II: Beethoven and Beetholven”

Invitation only, Oceanside
Beetholven Cunha: Para sempre
Beethoven: Sonata for piano and cello in g minor, op. 5 no. 2
Beetholven Cunha: Prelúdio para uma bailarina
Beethoven: Sonata for piano and cello in C major, op. 102 no. 1

Victor Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 16, 12 noon

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“Scenes from childhood”

Encinitas Public library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. Free admissionPasadena Presbyterian Church, 585 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena. Free admission
João Guilherme Ripper: Kinderszenen
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Luz
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Jongata

Astor Piazzolla: Oblivion

Elisa Ruiz, soprano
Rose Chen, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 16, 8 pm

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“Four Seasons, Twelve Monkeys”

Music@Mimoda, Mimoda Studio, 5774 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles. Free admission
Heitor Martins Oliveira: Os 12 Macacos (The 12 Monkeys)
Hercules Gomes: Platônica
Ernani Aguiar: Threnus fratri meo Aloysio
Astor Piazzolla: Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas de Buenos Aires

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

Jan. 17, 8 pm

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“Silver Lake Library”

Silver Lake Branch, Los Angeles Public Library, 2411 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. Free admission
João Guilherme Ripper: Kinderszenen
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Jongata
Astor Piazzolla: Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas de Buenos Aires

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

Jan. 19, 7:30 pm

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“Hommage à Villa-Lobos”

Stan's Music Parlor, Los Angeles (invitation only)
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no. 2
Edino Krieger: Seresta - homenagem a Villa-Lobos
Liduino Pitomberia: Seresta no. 2 (world premiere)
Ernani Aguiar: Meloritmias no. 14
Ronaldo Miranda: Etius Melos
Villa-Lobos: Berceuse
Henrique Oswald: Berceuse
Villa-Lobos: Capriccio
Villa-Lobos: O Canto do cisne negro

Rose Chen, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 23, 12 noon

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“Popcorn and Previews”

Encinitas Public library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. Free admission
Karl Pasch: new work (world premiere)
Liduino Pitombeira: Brazilian Landscapes no. 17 (preview)
Villa-Lobos: String Quartet no. 3 "Popcorn"

Karl Pasch, clarinet
Bridget Dolkas, violin I
TBA, violin II
TBA, viola
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 26

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“Le Moment du Cristal” Curated by Beth Ross Buckley

Bread & Salt, 1955 Julian Ave., Barrio Logan, San Diego.
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Liduino Pitombeira: Brazilian Landscapes no. 17 (world premiere)
Yuko Uebayashi: Le Moment Du Cristal
Villa-Lobos: Chôros No. 2
Matthew Tommasini: A Closer Walk
Friedrich Kuhlau: Grand Trio, Op. 119
Michael Torke: The Telephone Book

Camarada
Beth Ross Buckley, flute
TBA, clarinet
Bridget Dolkas, violin
Lars Hoefs, cello
Dana Burnett, piano

Jan. 27, 2:00 pm

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“Antelope Valley Community Concert” Curated by Beth Ross Buckley

Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 West Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster
Vivaldi: Concerto in C major, RV 533
Friedrich Kuhlau: Grand Trio, Op. 119
Philippe Gaubert: Medailles antiques
Gershwin (arr. Heifetz): Porgy and Bess Suite
Yuko Uebayashi: Le Moment Du Cristal
Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango
Piazzolla: Libertango

Camarada
Beth Ross Buckley, flute
David Buckley, violin
Lars Hoefs, cello
Dana Burnett, piano

Jan. 30, 12 noon

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“Samba Andaluza CD release - Peter Sprague String Trio”

Encinitas Public library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas. Free admission
Jobim (arr. Sprague): Passarim
Sprague: Even Numbers
Sprague: Saltwater
Sprague: Would You Like to Dance
Sprague: Samba Andaluza
Sprague: Mudra
Sprague: Voltar Para Casa

Peter Sprague String Trio:
Peter Sprague, composer/guitar
Bridget Dolkas, violin
Lars Hoefs, cello

Feb. 2, 7:30 pm

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“Festival Finale - California Chamber Orchestra”

Old Town Temecula Community Theater, 42051 Main St, Temecula
Single tickets $35, $30 senior, $10 student. Children 10 & under free with accompanying adult
João Guilherme Ripper: Sea Song (Canção do mar) for cello and string orchestra (world premiere)
Telemann: Don Quixote
Mozart: Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K. 546
Libby Larsen: Symphony no. 4

Dana Zimbric, conductor
Lars Hoefs, cello soloist
California Chamber Orchestra



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