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Alvaro Henrique performs Brazilian Guitar Music (with a touch of Spain)
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Alvaro Henrique performs Brazilian Guitar Music (with a touch of Spain)

Sun, October 17, 2021 9:00 PM, CEST

Guitarist Alvaro Henrique considers music the language of emotion, and aims to help audiences to speak and understand better this language. Henrique’s programs include a host of plucked instruments covering a fascinating range of history and cultures, from Villa-Lobos, Scarlatti, Giuliani to transcriptions of Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky and
new works.

As a soloist, Henrique has performed in 15 countries. Among the conductors he’s worked with are Julio Medaglia, Ville Mankkinen, and Angelo Cavallaro. With an interest in social activism, Alvaro’s projects have included commissioning
works centered on social issues, like Jorge Antunes’ Brasilia 50.

He was awarded in Brazil and Canada, and works at the Escola de Musica de Brasilia, Brazil.

Program

Grand Fantasia Triomphale on the Brazilian National Anthem (L. M. Gottschalk/ arr. Alvaro Henrique)

Cordoba (Isaac Albeniz/ arr. Yates)

Sonata for Guitar: Allegro/ Larghetto/ Vivacissimo (Cesar Guerra-Peixe)

12 Studies for Guitar (Heitor Villa-Lobos)

Ave Maria (Bach/ Gounod/ arr. Tarrega)

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Attendees

James Jaffe Emcee
Alice Loo
Suzanne Scollon
Gerrie Schmidt
Corinne Libby
Monica Schmid
Aviad Meitar
Dimitris Kotronakis
Giuseppe Zangari

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