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Art Museum of the Americas: Spring Benefit Recital, 20th Century Latin American and Spanish Songs

  • Art Museum of the Americas 201 18th St NW Washington, DC, 20006 United States (map)

Soprano: Amaya Arberas, Spain (AmaiaArberas.com)

Guitarist: Carlos Cuestas, Colombia

Music includes works by Alberto Ginastera, Manuel de Falla, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Agustín Lara, and Violeta Parra, among many others.

DESCRIPTION

This recital in AMA’s historic loggia featrures a fine selection of classic Ibero-American songs introduced by PostClassical Ensemble’s Spanish music director Angel Gil-Ordóñez. The program will be followed with Spanish and Latin American dishes by Taberna del Alabardero’s chef Javier Romero on the museum’s garden terrace, with fine Marqués de Murrieta wines provided by Sherry’s Wine & Spirits. This benefit is presented by the Friends of the Art Museum of the Americas in partnership with Ambassador Jorge Hevia, Permanent Observer of Spain to the OAS. Proceeds support the publication of AMA’s forthcoming permanent collection book. More details and a full program can be found on the registration page.

There will also be an auction of a painting by Brazilian artist Marília Bulhões.

RECITAL PROGRAM

ANDA JALEO  |  F. G. LORCA (1896-1936)

TUS OJILLOS NEGROS  |  M. FALLA (1876-1946)

LA MAJA  |  E.LECUONA (1895-1963)

LAMENTO BORINCANO  |  R. HERNANDEZ (1892-1965)

LA CARRETERA A PACHOLTA  |  TRADICIONAL MEXICANA

GRANADA  |  A. LARA(1897-1970)

SEIS POR DERECHO  |  A. LAURO ( 1917-1986)

MELODIA SENTIMENTAL  |  H. VILLA-LOBOS (1887-1959)

MANHA DE CARNAVAL  |  L. GONZAGA (1945-1991)

VALS Op 8 nº3  |  A. BARRIOS (1885-1944)

FINA ESTAMPA  |  CHABUCA GRANDA (1920-1983)

GRACIAS A LA VIDA  |  VIOLETA PARRA (1917-1967)

AMANECER  |  G. MONTAÑA (1942-2011)

CANCIONES POPULARES ARGENTINAS  |  A. GINASTERA (1916-1983)

CANCION DEL AMOR TRISTE  |  POETISA JUANA IBARBURU (1895-1979)