Music of Latin America with Jose Lezcano, Sally Pinkas, & Melissa Richmond

June 19, 2021 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
WCCMA @ Union
133 Old Church Road
Claremont, NH 03743, Claremont
NH 03743
By donation, $0-50
West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts
Music of Latin America with Jose Lezcano, Sally Pinkas, & Melissa Richmond @ WCCMA @ Union | Claremont | NH | US

A collection of works guitar, flute, and piano exploring Latin American Music across traditions and musical styles. The program will include Piazzolla’s iconic “History of the Tango,” Manuel Ponce’s neoclassical Sonata for guitar & piano, “Paisaje-Vals,” for flute, guitar, & piano by Jose Lezcano, and more. We’ll explore tango’s evolution, impressionist harmonies, and homage to Venezuelan Vals, and more. The program will be presented to a limited audience live, outside, at Union Church, and will also be available on Youtube, to audience members that register. Advanced registration is highly recommended, as there will only be limited seating options at the door. Bring your own comfy chair to enjoy this concert.

Admission is by donation, sliding scale contribution $0 – 50

West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts
Saturday, June 19, 2pm

Melissa Richmond, Flute
Jose Manuel Lezcano, Guitar
Sally Pinkas, Piano


Nocturne Op. 62 (1998) for Piano – Miguel del Aguila (b. 1957)

Histoire du tango (1986) for Flute and Guitar – Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

  • Bordello, 1900
  • Cafe, 1930
  • Night Club, 1960

Prelude No. 3 in A Minor (1940) for Guitar  – Hector Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

Etude No. 8 C# minor for Guitar  – Hector Villa-Lobos

A prole do bebê (The Baby’s Family, 1918)  

  • Branquinha (The Porcelain Doll)
  • Moreninha (The Papier-mâché Doll)
  • Caboclinha(The Clay Doll)
  • Mulatinha (The Rubber Doll)
  • Negrinha (The Wooden Doll)
  • A pobrezinha (The Rag Doll)
  • O polichinelo (Punch)
  • A bruxa (The Witch Doll)

Sonata for Guitar and Harpsichord (1926) Manuel Ponce (1882-1948)

  • Allegro moderato
  • Andantino
  • Allegro non troppo e piacevole

Pasaje-Vals Criollo (2015) Jose Manuel Lezcano (B. ?)
for Flute, Guitar and Piano

Funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies.

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