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Events Fall 2017   

Salón latino Chamber Music Series:
Celebrating the Music of Roque Cordero

Auer Hall
Thursday, September 14 • 8:00 p.m.
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An evening of chamber music by Panamanian composer Roque Cordero—a former IU composition professor and LAMC assistant director—who infused his modernist compositional techniques with the characteristic rhythms of Panamanian traditional music

Featuring Paul Borg (piano), Leonardo Vásquez (viola), and Ricardo R. Martínez (saxophone), with special visiting artists Javier Asdrúbal Vinasco (clarinet) and Marco Núñez (flute).

Trío Morelia (Mexico)
Guest Chamber Music Recital – Presented by the Latin American Music Center and the Secretariat of Culture of Mexico

Auer Hall
Sunday, September 17 • 2:00 p.m.
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Presented by the Latin American Music Center 
and the Secretariat of Culture of Mexico

Trío Morelia

Laura Carrasco Curíntzita, piano
Ludwig Carrasco Curíntzita, violin

Irene Carrasco Curíntzita, cello

Enríquez: Trio (1974)
Lavista: Trio No. 2 (2006)
Quintanar: Trio (1977)
Ferrer: Trace II – Vestigium (2008)
Torres: Sones (2001)
Hernández: Poème de l’amour non partagé (2011)


The Latin American Music Center is a proud sponsor of the following program: 

Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo (Venezuela)
at the Lotus Music Festival

Saturday, September 30 • 10:45 AM - 12 PM

Pictura Gallery/Old National Bank Tent (Google Map Link Here)
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Stefan and Lotte in Paradise:
A Collaborative Opera Project

Professor Marcos Vieira Lucas, Visiting Fulbright Chair of Music from the Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro--UNIRIO-- will give a lecture and present a screening of his opera, Stefan and Lotte in Paradise.

Monday, October 2 • 7PM
School of Global and International Studies
Auditorium (GA 0001)

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Latin American Ensemble

Thursday, October 5 • 5 PM
Showalter Arts Plaza (map)

Part of First Thursdays at the Arts Plaza

Latin American Ensemble

Monday, October 9 • 8 PM
Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Part of Jazz @ the BCT

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Fábio Zanon, guitar – Guest Recital

Part of the 8th Indiana International Guitar Festival Competition

Sunday, October 29 • 8PM
Auer Hall

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  • J. S. Bach: Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro in E-Flat Major, BWV 998
  • Bobrowicz: Grand Polonaise No. 1, Op. 24
  • Ponce: Variations on “Folia de España” and Fugue (1928-31)
  • Four Latin American Miniatures:
    • Anido: Aire norteño (c.1926)
    • Montaña: ‘Porro’ from “Suite colombiana No. 2” (1994/2000)
    • Rodrigo Riera: Preludio criollo (1963)
    • Pereira: Bate-coxa (1988)


Salón latino Chamber Music Series:
"Brazilian Contemporary Music"

Hosted by Marcos Lucas, visiting Fulbright Chair in Music

Auer Hall
Thursday, November 9 • 8:00 p.m.
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Repertoire and performers to be announced

About the Host

Marcos Lucas (Rio de Janeiro – 1964) graduated in composition and musical education at UNIRIO. Between 1995-1999 he undertook a PhD in Composition at the University of Manchester / UK. His works have been performed regularly in Brazil and abroad by ensembles such as London Sinfonietta, Paragon Ensemble, Janus Ensemble, Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble, Lindsay String Quartet, Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira, Orquestra Sinfônica Nacional, Orquestra Filarmônica de Minas Gerais, Camerata Antiqua de Curitiba, Quarteto Radamés Gnattalli, Cron, Grupo Música Nova, GNU, Calíope, Duo Barrenechea among others.

His music has been featured in important music festivals such as ISCM World Music Days (Ljubliana), State of the Nation (London), Tres Cantos (Madrid), Spazio 900 (Cremona), Encontro Internacional de Música de Câmera (Évora), Bienal de Música Brasileira Contemporânea and Panorama da Música Brasileira Atual (Rio) and he has been awarded various prizes. His first opera “O Pescador e Sua Alma” was premièred in 2006 in Brasília and Rio, with 32 performances.

Marcos Lucas is a senior lecturer at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) where he also directs the new music ensemble GNU. Marcos Lucas is also a member ofPrelúdio 21, a group of Brazilian composers who promote their own music through regular series of concerts in Brazil. Marcos Lucas travels extensively in Brazil and abroad teaching and conducting new music.


Latin American Ensemble (LAE)

Musical Arts Center - MC066
Friday, December 1 • 8:00 p.m.

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