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Musica Camerata Montreal : The sounds of the Americas

May 16, 2019 | By Musica Camerata Montreal
chamber music ensembles

Musica Camerata Montreal: The sounds of the Americas 

Montreal, May 1st, 2019 - For the last concert of the 49th season, May 18th at 6PM, at la Chapelle Historique du Bon Pasteur, Musica Camerata Montreal, one of Canada's foremost chamber music ensembles invites you to discover some of the most significant works by composers of the American continent. This program will charm everybody and will apply to the taste of all contemporary audiences. The sounds and rhythms of the Imaginary Gallery for cello and piano (Canadian première), the heat of cuban sounds, the sensuality and passion of Argentinian tango and its master: Astor Piazzolla, considered as one of the most important and innovative composers of the second half of the XX century. On the same program a quintet by the Canadian-Swiss composer Anne Lauber and the splendid Lullaby by Gershwin.

Program

  1. Icli Zitella (Venezuela 1966) Imaginary gallery, for cello and piano (Canadian première)
  2. George Gershwin (USA 1898-1937) Lullaby for string quartet
  3. Yalil Guerra (Cuba 1973) Suite Cubana, for piano and string quartet
  4. Anne Lauber (Canada-Switzerland 1943) Suite for piano and strings
  5. Astor Piazzolla (Argentina 1921-1992) Four Tango Pieces (including Adiós Nonino) 

Musicians Berta Rosenohl, piano Luis Grinhauz, violin Van Armenian, violin Victor Fournelle-Blain, viola Leo Grinhauz, cello

REMINDER The sound of the Americas When: Saturday May 18 at 6 PM Where: Chapelle Historique du Bon-Pasteur - 100, Sherbrooke East Price: Tickets: $40, $30 (seniors and students) Information: 514 489 8713 - www.cameratamontreal.com

This concert is co-sponsored by Ruth-Ann and Jacques Thibault

Musica Camerata Montréal Since its debut in 1971, Musica Camerata Montréal, hailed as one of Canada's foremost chamber music ensembles, offers programs of rare originality, and has devoted much of its energy to promoting the music of Canadian composers. Musica Camerata's repertoire includes more than 350 works from the 18th to the 21st centuries. On tour, Camerata has given many concerts in Canada, USA, Costa Rica and Argentina, always to high critical praise.


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