Firework of burning Latin American rhythms, the most well-known melodies by composers of Argentina, Spain, Mexico and Chile which have already gained popularity at the best concert halls of the world will be played at the concert.
Manuel de Falla is the top of Spanish musical Renaissance of the end of XIX century – beginning of the XX century – Renacimiento. Other representatives of Renacimiento were I. Albeniz and E. Granados. Ballet The Three-Cornered Hat was created by Manuel de Falla for Russian Seasons of Diagilev in England and was produced in London in 1919. Pablo Picasso took part in stage design of the ballet. The music sparkles with popular humour and attracts by vivid composer’s fantasy, almost accurately reproduces guitar tunes, flamenco rhythms, Spanish folk dances – fandango, jota, bolero, and farucca. Astor Piaccolla gave new life to Argentinean tango. Later he called all his creative work “great transformation of tango”. The composer made tango played by symphony orchestras without losing even a bit of energy and eroticism. Nowadays Astor Piazzolla’s music became world-famous.
American conductor David Handel, presently Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra of Bolivia and the UNCuyo Symphony Orchestra of Mendoza, Argentina, has developed an extraordinary reputation as one of the most respected conductors in Latin America. Student of Kurt Mazur, David Handel conducted New York Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. As a guest conductor he toured a lot about USA, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.