Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Leo Brouwer's Black Decameron on Afro-Cuban program of 11th Chicago Latino Music Festival Thursday, December 1, 2016, Studebaker Theater

Afro-Cuban composer, conductor and guitarist
Leo Brouwer (b. 1939) is featured at

11th Chicago Latino Music Festival

Dance & Music presented by the Ruth Page Center for the Arts and the Chicago Latino Music Festival

Víctor Alexander- choreographer
Frank Chaves – choreographer
Ruth Page Center for the Arts Company
Hedwig Dances
Latino Music Festival Ensemble
Kaia String Quartet

Cuban choreographers Victor Alexander and Frank Chaves cooperate in this show featuring fascinating Afro-cuban folk rhythms played on the batá drums, one new piece by Chicago Latino composer Elbio Barilari, as well as a brand new take including choreography, narration and orchestration, of the famous “Black Decameron” by iconic Cuban composer Leo Brouwer.

Admission: $30 General / $25 Student,Senior or ILCC Member
Studebaker Theater, Fine Arts Building
410 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

Concert Program

Traditional Cuban music - “Ritmos Cubanos”
Elbio Barilari - “Canyengue”
Elbio Barilari - “Cuban Canvas” (World Premiere)
Leo Brouwer -  “Gassire’s Lute: The Black Decameron”, orchestrated by Marcus Dunleavy

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