Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 at 3:00pm
-3 pm: Chamber Music of Venezuela
Chamber music of Venezuela is an approach to some Venezuelan folk music authors from an academic perspective. Those composers are outstanding melodists, but also researchers of the traditional music in the country performed in the last decades of the XIX century. The songs are arranged for a small chamber ensemble, with piano, violoncello and voice. The concert includes excerpts from the song collection of Vicente Emilio Sojo, and works of Luís Laguna, Henry Martinez, Otilio Galíndez and Aldemaro Romero. Some of the arrangements were written by guitarist and composer Luis Zea. With the participation of singers Luciana Kube and Carlos Silva, cellist German Marcano and pianist Clara Marcano.
-6 pm: Kameristika Chamber Orchestra
Kameristika Ensemble was created in 2018 by Venezuelan musicians based in the US and trained in the National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras and Choirs of Venezuela “El Sistema”, a recognized Venezuelan institution, awarded and replicated worldwide, created by the Maestro José Antonio Abreu.
It originates out of the immense need of its members to continue performing universal academic repertoire in the highest possible level. Coming from Venezuelan Orchestras under the slogan "Tocar y Luchar" (To play and to fight) these musicians have made uninterrupted artistic life for more than 20 years, touring worldwide, playing in the most prestigious halls under the baton of recognized Orchestra conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Claudio Abbado, Daniel Baremboin and Gustavo Dudamel among others. Kameristika has already perform with great success in different venues in Miami, and has lined up important presentation at the 2019 Trumpet Conference and the opening concert of the FIU Guitar Festival in Miami. The concert will showcase popular music of different countries of Latin America and of course Venezuela!