Quartet Latinoamericano

FRIDAY, October 9, 2015  –  7:30 PM

Bluefield High School, Bluefield, WV

Quarteto_greyCuarteto Latinoamericano is one of the world’s most renowned classical music ensembles, for more than thirty years the leading proponent of Latin American music for string quartet.

Their progam will feature works by Astor Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos and others, as well as a Mozart piano concerto with local concert pianist Harold Brown.

Founded in Mexico in 1982, the Cuarteto has toured extensively throughout Europe, North and South America, Israel, China, Japan and New Zealand. They have premiered more than a hundred works written for them and they continue to introduce new and neglected composers to the genre.

Winners of a 2012 Latin Grammy, they have been recognized with the Mexican Music Critics Association Award and three times received Chamber Music America/ASCAP’s “Most Adventurous Programming” Award.