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Contemporaneous at Bard Music Festival

Thursday, August 13, 2015 | 7:30 pm
Presented by Bard Music Festival
Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College | LUMA Theater
$25 General | $20 Students and seniors | Tickets and Information

As part of the Bard Music Festival's 26th season, Chávez and His World, Contemporaneous brings a program of new and recent work by six composers from Latin America whose work as not been widely heard by U.S. audiences. The works on this program demonstrate a world inherited from Carlos Chávez, featuring music written since 2009 by composers from modern Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Puerto Rico.


Esteban Benzecry (b. 1970): Fantasia Mastay (2010)
Vicente Alexim (b. 1987): Impulses (2015) — Contemporaneous commission
Enrico Chapela (b. 1974): Li Po (2009)

— Intermission —

Andrés Martínez de Velasco (b. 1991): Espacios y Distancias (o Homenaje accidental a Albert Einstein) (2015) — World premiere, commissioned by Contemporaneous
Angélica Negrón (b. 1981): bubblegum grass / peppermint field (2011)
Itzam Zapata (b. 1989): Blooming Stardust (2013)

Later Event: August 14
Meet the Composers