February 2014 Encuentro Archives

This program presents Violeta Parra, from Chile, Tangueras, and, from México, Sones Huastecos and Eugenia León. The literature segment is dedicated to José Emilio Pacheco (R.I.P.).

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This program is entirely dedicated to songs about “amores, desamores, pasiones, ilusiones, desengaños, coincidencias, desencuentros, suspiros, patetismo, quebrantos, llantos, moqueo, gritos, sombrerazos (y uno que otro pujido)” (love, romance and heartbreaks), a (sort of) celebration of Valentine’s Day.

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This program presents Tania Libertad, Latin American piano, a few variations on the “Fandango” tradition, violins from the Andes, and a segment in memory of Simón Díaz.

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This program presents a tribute to Paco de Lucía, María Teresa Vera, from Cuba, Simón Díaz from Venezuela, and a further exploration of the Baroque influences in Latin American folk music.

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