APERIO presents piazzolla’s tango-inspired ‘Four Seasons of buenos aires’ & Philip glass’ breathtaking ‘aguas da amazonia’ in free performance at Miller outdoor theatre.
Aperio, Music of the Americas, presents a reprise performance of Philip Glass’ colorful ‘Aguas da Amazonia’ for chamber orchestra - a piece which the ensemble premiered in Houston to critical acclaim in 2017. Inspired by the Amazon River and its tributaries, the suite explores a vivid mixture of orchestral and percussive textures in Glass’ signature style.
Music from Heitor Villa-Lobos’ ‘Bachianas No. 4’ and Astor Piazzolla’s tango-inspired ‘Four Season of Buenos Aires’ complement this large scale work, featuring internationally acclaimed violin soloist Chloé Trevor. Maestro Marlon Chen (MDR Orchestra Leipzig, Orchestre de Paris) conducts.
PHILIP GLASS - “Aguas da Amazonia” for chamber orchestra
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA - “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires” for violin and string orchestra
HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS - “Preludio” from “Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4” for string orchestra
Chloé Trevor, violin | Marlon Chen, conductor
Admission is free to the public
Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030 (map)
Saturday, June 15, 2019, 8:30 pm
Miller Outdoor Theatre website - (click here)