Carlos Chávez and His World; Bard Music Festival

This year’s celebrated composer at Bard Music Festival is Carlos Chávez.  Nathan will be joining the Bard Festival Chorale for Program Eight in Forest of the Amazons by Villa-Lobos, conducted by Leon Botstein.

READ THE NEW YORKER ARTICLE:
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/08/10/master-of-music

PROGRAM EIGHT: Reimagined Landscapes and Pasts

CaCarlos Chavesrlos Chávez (1899–1978), Symphonía india (1935)

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887–1959), Amazonas (1917); Forest of the Amazons (1958)

Silvestre Revueltas (1899–1940), Cuauhnáhuac (1930)

José Pablo Moncayo (1912–58), Three Pieces for Orchestra (1947)