Brazilian Beats features music by renowned Cuban-Spanish composer Leo Brouwer, including the world premiere of a 20x2020 commission inspired by the rhythms of Brazil. The journey continues with music by Brazilian-born film composer Marcelo Zarvos, and we collaborate with METdance and Houston Ballet artists in the premiere of a newly-choreographed set of string quartets by eminent Brazilian composer Villa Lobos and Maestro Brouwer. Featuring a new canvas painting by Brazilian artist Tony Paraná, commissioned for this program.
- Leo Brouwer: String Quartet No. 6 "Nostalgia de las montañas"
20x2020 No. 15 | WORLD PREMIERE
- Marcelo Zarvos: Nepomuk’s Dances string quartet
- Villa Lobos/Brouwer: Selections from String Quartet Nos. 3, 5 & 6
METdance: Marlana Doyle, choreographer; Andres Blust-Mommaerts and Dwain Travis
Houston Ballet: Monica Gomez and Estheysis Menendez
TONY PARANA ART UNDERWRITERS: PATRICIA GAIL BRAY & STEPHEN LINDER
20x2020 NO. 15 BY LORENZO MARTINEZ, POLLY JOHNSON & SHELBY ALLEN, AND CANDICE & ROGER MOORE