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Brazilian Beats

Apollo Chamber Players - Brazilian BeatsApollo Chamber Players - Brazilian Beats
Apollo Chamber Players - Leo Brouwer 20x2020 Composer ConcertApollo Chamber Players - Leo Brouwer 20x2020 Composer Concert
Apollo Chamber Players - Zarvos Composer ConcertApollo Chamber Players - Zarvos Composer Concert
Apollo Chamber Players - Tony ParanaApollo Chamber Players - Tony Parana
Apollo Chamber Players - Monica GomezApollo Chamber Players - Monica Gomez
Apollo Chamber Players - Andres de Blust-MommaertsApollo Chamber Players - Andres de Blust-Mommaerts
Apollo Chamber Players - Dwain TravisApollo Chamber Players - Dwain Travis
Apollo Chamber Players - Estheysis MenendezApollo Chamber Players - Estheysis Menendez
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Saturday, Sep. 29 8:00 PM Buy Tickets

Apollo Chamber Players

Brazilian Beats

WORLD PREMIERE commission by Leo Brouwer

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.

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

GUEST ARTISTS
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