Sunday, January 9, 2011

Leo Brouwer's 'La ciudad de las columnas' in 'Music Salon @ the cell,' João Luiz & Trio Virado on Jan. 29 8pm

[Leo Brouwer]

The Afro-Cuban composer, guitarist and conductor Leo Brouwer (b. 1939) is profiled at The title of the Leo Brouwer work on this program is explained at “Written in 2004, La ciudad de las columnas (The City of Columns), a nickname for Havana, is an evocative musical journey of various landmarks and images of the Cuban capital.”
Friday, January 29, 2011 8pm

João Luiz, guitar

Jen-Hsuan Liao, viola

Min Hee Kim, Flute

Critically acclaimed Brazilian guitarist João Luiz
performs works from renowned composers including
John Dowland “Lachrimae Pavan,” Joaquin Malats
“Serenata Espanola,” Jaoquin Rodrigo “Fandango” and
Leo Brouwer “La ciudad de las Columnas.”
After intermission, João is joined by
Jen-Hsuan Liao (viola)
Min Hee Kim (flute) for a concert featuring
works from Hispanic composers including Leo Brouwer
“Paisagens, Retratos y Mujeres,”
Sergio Assad “Menino,”
and Astor Piazzolla “Three Tangos” (arranged by João Luiz).

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