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Premiere: Wed., March 3, 2021 at 8:00 pm
Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras No. 9 opens the program, followed by an intoxicating arrangement of Strauss’ “Dance of the Seven Veils” by Brazilian-American composer Clarice Assad. Santoro’s calming Ponteio is paired with Billboard hits like “Tico-Tico no fubá” and “Desafinado.” Brazilian conductors Daniel Lima and Juliano Aniceto, both students of Marin Alsop, grace the stage for this episode that celebrates the music of Brazil.
Conductors: Jonathan Rush, Nicholas Hersh, Daniel Lima, and Juliano Aniceto
VILLA-LOBOS Bachianas Brasileiras No. 9
STRAUSS (arr. Assad) “Dance of the Seven Veils” from Salome
DE ABREU (arr. Hersh) “Tico-Tico no fubá”
GOMES Serenata para cordas, “O Burrico de Pau”, IV. Vivace
JOBIM (arr. Ligon) “Desafinado”