The Los Alamos Concert Association will present Latin America’s premier string quartet in a concert scheduled at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 15 in the Smith Auditorium.
Cuarteto Latinoamericano was to have performed with bandoneón virtuoso Daniel Binelli. However, Binelli has cancelled upcoming engagements including this Los Alamos appearance for medical reasons. The quartet will perform as scheduled with a revised program.
Cuarteto Latinoamericano is known worldwide as the leading proponent of Latin American music for string quartet. They have recorded most of the Latin American quartet repertoire including a Grammy nominated CD of works by Hėitor Villa-Lobos. In 2012, their recording of quartets by Francisco Mignone won a Latin Grammy for Best Classical Recording.
Their revised program will include quartets by Mignone and Villa-Lobos from their highly acclaimed recordings as well as works by Alberto Ginastera , Manuel Ponce and Astor Piazzolla.
Based in Mexico, the Cuarteto includes the three Bitrán brothers, violinists Saúl and Arón and cellist Alvaro, along with violist Javier Montiel. Since their formation in 1982 they have toured extensively throughout Europe and the Americas, Japan, China, New Zealand and Israel.
For complete artist and venue information visit LACA’s website at www.losalamosconcert.org.
Tickets are available at CB Fox and Smith’s in Los Alamos and White Rock, at the Lensic box office in Santa Fe and electronically at www.ticketssantafe.com. Free tickets for students, ages 6 through 18, are available at the Los Alamos outlets only.
See a video of the artists at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r48cwCKqcbc