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2nd Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Festival 2016

Epic Journeys – Ginastera at 100 (Part I)

Culver Center of the Arts

Free Admission

Performance - Part 1

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 7pm

The Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Festival, an event conceived by the cellist Lars Hoefs  in collaboration with UCR Professor Paulo C. Chagas, celebrates the music of Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) and other Latin American composers of the 20th and 21st centuries.  The Second Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Festival 2016 has a special emphasis on the Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera (1916-83) for his 100th birthday year.

This concert is dedicated to the friendship between Ginastera and Villa-Lobos featuring emblematic chamber music works by both composers performed by Bridget Dolkas, violin; Lars Hoefs, violoncello; and Mark Robson, piano.


Alberto Ginastera: Pampeana No. 1, for violin and piano, Op. 16 (1947)

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Choros No. 5, for piano (1925) "Alma Brasileira" (Brazilian Soul)

Alberto Ginastera: Pampeana No. 2, for violoncello and piano, Op. 21 (1950)

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Trio for piano and strings No. 3 (1918)

Bridget Dolkas, violin

Lars Hoefs, violoncello

Mark Robson, piano

Support has been provided by UCR College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) and the City of Riverside.