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Momenta Festival IV: Canciones

Saturday, October 13, 2018
at 7:00 PM

Tenri Cultural Institute of New York
43A West 13 St
New York, NY 10011

Free Event



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Canciones – curated by Alex Shiozaki
“Momenta Festival IV opens with “Canciones”, a celebration of the voice and the people. Legendary soprano Lucy Shelton joins Momentafor works by Cristobal Halffter and Heitor Villa-Lobos, whose music and texts share a folk ideal. Closing the program is Beethoven’s Op. 130 String Quartet with its beautiful Cavatina, one of the most beautiful songs in the quartet literature.” – Alex Shiozaki 

Program:

Anna Clyne: Rest These Hands, for solo violin

Cristobal Halffter: Canciones de al-Andalus for mezzo-soprano and string quartet

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Suite for voice and violin

Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 130