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Experiencing Villa-Lobos: An International Festival

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March 21-23, 2019

The Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Music is proud to once again host this international festival honoring prolific and influential Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos.

The festival will showcase a global collection of performers and presenters in a series of concerts, discussions and paper presentations that will illuminate and commemorate the composer’s life and work.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts

7:30 p.m.: Opening Concert 
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VCU Symphony featuring Colleen Thorburn, harp
Commonwealth Singers
Governor’s School for the Arts Orchestra

Friday, March 22, 2019

Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts

11:30 a.m.: Visiting Artists Showcase
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featuring Bernardo Marcondes, guitar; Ricardo de la Torre, piano; Wan-Ling Chuang, double bass, & Ken Luk, guitar; and The Alemoa Winds – Yian Shen, flute; Bridget Long, oboe; Erick Alvarez, clarinet; & Tyler Harper, bassoon

3:30 p.m.: Young Performers’ Concert
Free admission

featuring Dylan Robinson, guitar; Johnny White, guitar; Frank J. Becker, piano; Kyle Valorose, piano; Haru Mikawa, piano; and The Collegiate Upper School Guitar Ensemble with David Robinson, director.

5 p.m.: VCU Voice Faculty, Students, & Alums
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featuring Margaret Woods, soprano, & Daniel Stipe, piano; Sarah Walston, soprano, & Susanna Klein, violin; Lisa Edwards-Burrs, soprano, & Russell Wilson, piano; and Vox Concordia with Margaret Woods, conductor

7:30 p.m.: Sonia Rubinsky, piano
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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Recital Hall
James W. Black Music Center

3:30 p.m.: The Brazilian Guitar
Free admission

featuring Seamus McDaniel, guitar soloist, & The VCU Guitar Ensemble with John Patykula, director; The VCU Guitar Ensemble and VCU Community Guitar Ensemble with John Patykula, director; Denver Walker, guitar; Lisa Edwards Burrs, soprano, & Andrew McEvoy, guitar; and Kathy and David Robinson, guitar duo

Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts

5 p.m.: Visiting Artists Showcase
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featuring Charles Foreman, piano; duo526 – Futaba Niekawa, piano, &  Kerry DuWors, violin; José Carlos Vasconcellos, piano; Vicente Della Tonia, Jr., piano; and Duo-B – Hirono Borter, violin, & Philip Lawrence Borter, cello

7:30 p.m.: Cuarteto Latinoamericano

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Click here for Festival Registration.

Click here for Presentation of Papers Schedule.

Details

Start:
March 21, 2019
End:
March 23, 2019
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Organizer:

Music
Phone:
804-828-1166
Organizer Website:
http://arts.vcu.edu/music/

Venue:

W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
922 Park Avenue
Richmond VA
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