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Cuba Libre!

Apollo Chamber Players - Maureen Reyes LavastidaApollo Chamber Players - Maureen Reyes Lavastida
Apollo Chamber Players - Thomas EcholsApollo Chamber Players - Thomas Echols
Venue Date TIme
Matchbox 4 Sunday, May. 22 6:00 PM

PROGRAM 

  • Arthur Gottschalk: Imágenes de Cuba | WORLD PREMIERE, 20x2020 No. 7 
  • Leo Brouwer: Quintet for Guitar and String Quartet and 'Elogio de la Danza'; 'un dia de noviembre'; 'danza caracteristica' for solo guitar
  • Maureen Reyes Lavastida: Más allá de una verdad..(Beyond the Truth...)(2009)

Join Apollo for a concert celebrating Cuban composers, cultural heritage, and folk music.
FEATURING: The world premiere of Imágenes de Cuba (Pictures of Cuba), a string quartet based on Cuban dance rhythms by renowed Shepherd School of Music faculty composer Arthur Gottschalk

Program also features an award-winning work by Miami based Cuban-American composer Maureen Reyes Lavastida. Austin (TX) based classical guitarist Thomas Echols performs solo works by Leo Brouwer and joins Apollo for Brouwer's Quintet for Guitar and Strings, a work exploring Afro-Cuban rhythms by one of Cuba's most famous living composers.