Join us for music from the sunny south! D’River’s Aires Tropicales is a colourful suite for woodwind quintet showcasing popular Cuban dance styles.
William Grant Still’s Danzas de Panama is an impressive tour de force for string quartet based on a collection of Panamanian folk tunes collected in the 1920’s.
Piazzolla’s name has become synonymous with Argentina’s iconic dance, the tango. Here we present two popular works with sophisticated rhythms and sensuous moods: his famous Libertango and Four for Tango, a work written for the illustrious Kronos quartet.
D’Rivera: Aires Tropicales
Penelope Clarke, flute; Colleen Kennedy, oboe; Peter Shackleton, clarinet; Kristy Tucker, bassoon; and Damian Rivers-Moore, horn
Grant Still: Danzas de Panama
Adora Wong and Madonna Lee, violins; Patrick Horn, viola; and Daniel Parker, cello
Piazzolla: Libertango & Four for Tango
Stéphanie Caplette and Lindsey Herle, violins; Marlena Pellegrino, viola; and Marc Palmquist, cello