Seventh annual

Villa-Lobos International
Chamber Music Festival

Lars Hoefs, artistic director/cello

Jan. 3 – Feb. 1, 2022

15 concerts of Latin American chamber music across Southern California.


Schedule

Jan. 3, 2 pm

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“Festival Prelude – Bachianas for Kids”

Invitation only, Oceanside, CA.
Villa-Lobos: The Little Country Train
Villa-Lobos (arr. D. Ashbridge): Mazurka-Choro
Villa-Lobos (arr. Hoefs): Bachianas Brasileiras no. 4, I. Preludio
Beetholven Cunha: Caminhos de Pacajus
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Balada de 15 minutos
J. S. Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria
J. S. Bach: Arioso

Aline Alves, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 5, noon

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“Festival Overture – The Return of the Blue Rose”

Encinitas Public Library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas, CA. Free admission.
Eli-Eri Moura: Variations
João Guilherme Ripper: Trio
Heitor Oliveira: The 12 Monkeys
Astor Piazzolla: Winter and Spring from The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

Blue Rose Trio:
Rose Chen, piano
Karl Pasch, clarinet
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 7, noon

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“Carlsbad High, part I”

Carlsbad High School Cultural Arts Center, 3557 Lancer Way, Carlsbad, CA 92008. Students only.
This program is funded in part by the City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office.
Dimitri Cervo: The Brazilian Four Seasons (premiere)
Eli-Eri Moura: Variations
João Guilherme Ripper: Trio
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Luz
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Jongata

Blue Rose Trio:
Rose Chen, piano
Karl Pasch, clarinet
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 7, 7 pm

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“Carlsbad High, part II”

Carlsbad High School Cultural Arts Center, 3557 Lancer Way, Carlsbad, CA 92008. Free admission.
This program is funded in part by the City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office.
Eli-Eri Moura: Variations
João Guilherme Ripper: Trio
Heitor Oliveira: The 12 Monkeys
Dimitri Cervo: Brazilian Landscapes
Dimitri Cervo: The Brazilian Four Seasons

Blue Rose Trio:
Rose Chen, piano
Karl Pasch, clarinet
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 13, 3:15 pm

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“Temecula School Concert and Masterclass”

Golden Bear Theater, Temecula Valley High School, 31555 Rancho Vista Road, Temecula, CA. Free admission.
Beetholven Cunha: Caminhos de Pacajus
Guilherme Bernstein: Jobiniana
Villa-Lobos: Choros no. 5 “Alma Brasileira”
Villa-Lobos: New York Skyline Melody
Villa-Lobos (arr. Hoefs): Bachianas Brasileiras no. 8
Villa-Lobos (arr. Hoefs): Bachianas Brasileiras no. 3, II. Fantasia (Devaneio)

Aline Alves, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 15, 3:00 pm

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“21st Century – Música contemporânea”

Invitation only, Los Angeles.
Liduino Pitombeira: Cappela (premiere)
Denise Garcia: Noitemar
Cyro Delvizio: Repente I (premiere)
Paulo Costa Lima: Partita (premiere)
Marco Padilha: Il Lamento (premiere)
Ricardo Tacuchian: Baixo-Relevo

Aline Alves, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 16, 2 pm

cancelled

“Brazilian Duos”

Calvary Presbyterian Church, 1050 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena, CA. Free admission.
Paulo C. Chagas: Orfandade (premiere)
Radamés Gnattali: Sonata for cello and guitar
Claudio Santoro: Amor em lágrimas
Claudio Santoro: Amor que partiu
Lorenzo Fernandez: Trovas de amor
César Guerra-Peixe: Mãe d’água
Helza Camêu: Saudade
Helza Camêu: De leve
Aníbal Augusto Sardinha: Lamentos do Morro
Marlos Nobre: Dengues da mulata desinteressada
Villa-Lobos: Veleiros
Villa-Lobos: Melodia Sentimental
Villa-Lobos: Prelude no. 1 in E minor
Villa-Lobos: Prelude no. 2 in E major
Villa-Lobos (arr. Hoefs): Bachianas Brasileiras no. 8
Villa-Lobos (arr. Hoefs): Bachianas Brasileiras no. 3, II. Fantasia (Devaneio)

Mônica Pedrosa, soprano
Fernando Araújo, guitar
Aline Alves, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 19, noon

cancelled

“Meu Amor – Songs of Love”

Encinitas Public library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas, CA. Free admission.
Claudio Santoro: Amor em lágrimas
Claudio Santoro: Amor que partiu
Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez: Trovas de amor
César Guerra-Peixe: Mãe d’água
Helza Camêu: Saudade
Helza Camêu: De leve
Paulo C. Chagas: Orfandade
Villa-Lobos: Veleiros
Villa-Lobos: Melodia Sentimental
Marlos Nobre: Dengues da mulata desinteressada
Villa-Lobos (arr. Hoefs): Bachianas Brasileiras no. 8, II. Aria (Modinha)
Villa-Lobos (arr. Hoefs): Bachianas Brasileiras no. 3, II. Fantasia (Devaneio)
Villa-Lobos: The Little Country Train
Edmundo Villani-Côrtes: Balada de 15 minutos
Raul do Valle: Amarilis

Mônica Pedrosa, soprano
Fernando Araújo, guitar
Aline Alves, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 19, 7 pm

cancelled

“Divertimento à tre”

Invitation only, La Jolla, CA.
Walter Burle Marx: Divertimento à tre
Alberto Ginastera: Duo for flute and oboe
Carlos Chávez: Upingos
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no. 6
João Guilherme Ripper: Duo Sonatina
Haydn: ‘London’ Trio no. 1 in C major
Giovanni Santos: Two Bird Songs (preview)

Rong-Huey Liu, oboe
Beth Ross-Buckley, flute
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 20, 12:30 pm

cancelled

“Southern Winds”

Schulman Auditorium, Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Ln, Carlsbad, CA. Free admission.
This program is funded in part by the City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office.
Giovanni Santos: Two Bird Songs (premiere)
Alberto Ginastera: Duo for flute and oboe
Carlos Chávez: Upingos
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no. 6
João Guilherme Ripper: Duo Sonatina
Haydn: ‘London’ Trio no. 1 in C major
Walter Burle Marx: Divertimento à tre

Rong-Huey Liu, oboe
Beth Ross-Buckley, flute
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 25, 12:30 pm

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“The Carlsbad Premieres”

Schulman Auditorium, Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Ln, Carlsbad. Free admission.
This program is funded in part by the City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office.
Jailton de Oliveira: Tonosflora Amabilis (premiere)
Heitor Oliveira: Magia de Chomon (premiere)
Eduardo Frigatti: A imitação de amanhecer (premiere)
Edino Krieger: Seresta (hommage a Villa-Lobos)
William Bolcom: Capriccio, IV. Gingando (Brazilian Tango Tempo), “Tombeau d’Ernesto Nazareth“
Walter Burle Marx: Sambatango
Alberto Ginastera: Pampeana no. 2

Victor Santiago Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 26, noon

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“Brazilian Tango Tempo with Victor and Lars”

Encinitas Public library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas, CA. Free admission.
Alberto Ginastera: Pampeana no. 2
Edino Krieger: Seresta (hommage a Villa-Lobos)
William Bolcom: Capriccio, IV. Gingando (Brazilian Tango Tempo), “Tombeau d’Ernesto Nazareth“
Burle Marx: Sambatango
Astor Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango

Victor Santiago Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 26, time TBA

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“Jobiniana”

Pasadena Presbyterian Church, online YouTube transmission, free.
Beetholven Cunha: Caminhos de Pacajus
Guilherme Bernstein: Jobiniana
Villa-Lobos (arr. Hoefs): Bachianas Brasileiras no. 8, II. Aria (Modinha)
Villa-Lobos (arr. Hoefs): Bachianas Brasileiras no. 3, II. Fantasia (Devaneio)

Aline Alves, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Jan. 28, 7 pm

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“Festival Finale – the Riverside Premieres”

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 3847 Terracina Drive at Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA. Free admission.
Paulo Costa Lima: Zaratempo (premiere)
Paulo C. Chagas: Re-soundings 3 cello (premiere)
Paulo C. Chagas: Repente
Jailton de Oliveira: Tonosflora Amabilis
Heitor Oliveira: Magia de Chomon
Walter Burle Marx: Sambatango

Victor Santiago Asuncion, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello

Feb. 1, time TBA

cancelled

“Festival Encore – Cal State San Marcos”

California State University San Marcos Music Department, San Marcos, CA. Free admission.
Brazilian music for cello and piano

Aline Alves, piano
Lars Hoefs, cello



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