Suggested Programs
Sample Concert Programs & Guest Artists

From Haydn to Piazzolla: Classics from Both Worlds

Joseph Haydn - Quartet in G major, Op. 76 No. 1

Ludwig van Beethoven - Quartet in G major, Op. 18 No. 2

Intermission

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Quartet No. 1 (1915, Brazil)

Joaquín Turina - "La oración del torero" Op. 34 (1925, Spain)

Astor Piazzolla - "Four, for Tango" (1987, Argentina)

 

Classic Romance, Latin Passion

Franz Schubert - "Quartettsatz" in C minor, D. 703

Johannes Brahms - Quartet in A minor, Op. 51 No. 2

Intermission

Selection of passionate tangos, boleros and Puerto Rican dances such as: El dia que me quieras, La historia de un amor, Recuerdos de Borinquen, Sabor a Mi, Vereda Tropical, La Cumparsita, and more.

 

Bridges to the New World

W.A. Mozart - Quartet in D major, K. 575

Jeremy Gill - Fantasia (2004, USA)

Efrain Amaya - Angelica (2000, Venezuela)

Intermission

Gonzalo Castellanos Yumar - Fantasia (1946, Venezuela)

Juan Bautista Plaza - Fuga Romantica & Fuga Criolla (1950 & 1931, Venezuela)

Paquito D'Rivera - Wapango (1975, Cuba)

Abelardito Valdes - Danzón Almendra (1938, Cuba), arr. by N. Aponte

Guido López-Gavilan - Mi menor Conga (2006, Cuba)

 

Quartet & Latin Percussion

Ricardo Lorenz - Puente Trans-Arábico (2000, Venezuela)

Guido López-Gavilan - Camerata en Guaguancó, arr. by Ricardo Lorenz*

Jorge Mazón - Rico Melao: Preludio, Danzón y Cha-cha-chá, arr. by Ricardo Lorenz*

*string quartet, Latin percussion and double bass

 

 

Guest Artists Available for Performance with the DSQ

Ricardo Morales, Clarinet (Puerto Rico) Principal, The Philadelphia Orchestra. "Exquisite" -The New York Times

Orlando Cotto, Percussion (Puerto Rico) "Invaluable percussionist" -The Washington Post

Vanessa Perez, Piano (Venezuela) "Breathtaking" -The Washington Post

Or, create your own program from the repertoire listed above (subject to ensemble approval).

 

 

 

Posted: Dec-6-2016
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