Aperio Presents Music by Copland, Piazzolla, D’Rivera, & Bragato ! A livestreamed event of music spanning the Americas.
Conducted by Marlon Chen, the performance will also feature Ernesto Vega on clarinet, Daniel Saenz on cello, and Andrew Staupe on piano
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 – Aria by Heitor Villa-Lobos and Arranged by Marlon Chen
For clarinet, trumpet, and orchestra
Aries Tropicales: Afro Contradanza by Paquito D’Rivera
for clarinet and string orchestra
Adios Nonino, by Astor Piazzolla and Arranged by José Bragato
for piano and string orchestra
Graciela y Buenos Aires by José Bragato
for cello and string orchestra
Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland
chamber ensemble version
Aperio, Music of the Americas is a Houston-based ensemble dedicated to presenting unique chamber music in performances that showcase contemporary composers from the Americas.
Through an interactive performance format, the ensemble’s programming examines the art music of South and North America, focusing particularly on musical contributions drawn from many indigenous and foreign cultures. Aperio advocates for the creation and promotion of new works by both emerging and established composers, often exploring the relationship between selected repertoire and other art forms.
All performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre are FREE!
All performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre are funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.
The Miller Outdoor Theatre Dream Streams Virtual Series is sponsored by HEB!