Carnegie Hall Presents

Voices from Latin America - Students

Carnegie Hall celebrates the irresistible rhythms and fascinating cultures of Latin America in this special series of concerts selected from the larger citywide festival, featuring a tribute to Mexican songstress Chavela Vargas, an Afro-Cuban jazz jam with four legendary pianists—Egberto Gismonti, Danilo Pérez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Chucho Valdés—and an evening of works from Latin America and beyond with the Venezuelan Brass Ensemble.

Ely Guerra
Eugenia León
Tania Libertad

Egberto Gismonti
Danilo Pérez
Gonzalo Rubalcaba
Chucho Valdés

Venezuelan Brass Ensemble

Ely Guerra
Eugenia León
Tania Libertad

A Tribute to Chavela Vargas

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 | 8 PM

Performers

Ely Guerra, Vocalist
Eugenia León, Vocalist
Tania Libertad, Vocalist
Three of today’s most exciting female singers join forces for the first time to pay tribute to the late, legendary Chavela Vargas in an evening of traditional and contemporary Mexican song.

Algunas de las cantantes actuales más reconocidas se unen por primera vez para rendir homenaje a la legendaria Chavela Vargas mediante la interpretación de las canciones mexicanas tradicionales y contemporáneas más representativas.

Várias cantoras famosas atuais unem suas vozes pela primeira vez em uma homenagem a Chavela Vargas, em uma noite de música mexicana tradicional e contemporânea.

Egberto Gismonti
Danilo Pérez
Gonzalo Rubalcaba
Chucho Valdés

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 | 8 PM

Performers

Egberto Gismonti, Piano
Danilo Pérez, Piano
Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Piano
Chucho Valdés, Piano
Four jazz-piano legends join forces for the first time in this celebration of Afro-Cuban jazz. Included in this piano extravaganza are solos, duos, and a conclusion with all four together on stage.

Cuatro leyendas del jazz se unen por primera vez en esta celebración de jazz afro-cubano. Este espectáculo incluye solos y dúos, y cierra con los cuatro pianistas juntos en el escenario.

Quatro lendas de jazz ao piano unem forças pela primeira vez nesta celebração do jazz afro-cubano. Nesta obra espetacular e elaborada de pianos, haverá solos, duos e uma conclusão com os quatro juntos no palco.

Listen

Mambo Influenciado


Chucho Valdés, Piano
EGREM
Daniela's Chronicles


Danilo Pérez, Piano
Mack Avenue Records
Oro


Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Piano

Venezuelan Brass Ensemble

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Friday, December 7, 2012 | 8 PM

Performers

Venezuelan Brass Ensemble
Thomas Clamor, Conductor

Program

GIANCARLO CASTRO Grand Fanfare
BERNSTEIN Selections from Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
GIANCARLO CASTRO Llegada de un noble maestro
CALDERELLA AND SCARPINO Canaro en Paris (arr. José Carli)
ABREU Tico-Tico no fubá (arr. Jhon Iveson)
AGUIRRE Amalia (arr. Fernando Ruiz)
GIANCARLO CASTRO Walking Faster
FÉLIX MENDOZA Guerra de secciones

Encores:GERSHWIN "I Got Rhythm"
TRAD. "O Come, all ye Faithful"
BLAZING BRASS MEETS BERNSTEIN'S MAMBO

The Venezuelan Brass Ensemble, drawn from the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, opens the Venezuelan celebration at Carnegie Hall with an evening of exuberant music making that features works from Latin America and beyond.

Con el Ensamble de Metales de Venezuela, cuyos integrantes fueron seleccionados de la Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar, comienza en el Carnegie Hall la celebración a Venezuela con una velada en la que destaca una creación musical exuberante de América Latina y más allá.

O Conjunto de Metais da Venezuela, da Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar, abre a celebração venezuelana no Carnegie Hall com uma noite de música exuberante que exibe trabalhos da América Latina e de outros lugares.