Classical (Concert) Music/Musicians in Latin America: Yesterday and Today

Karl Hinterbichler

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 02:00 pm



A presentation with numerous musical examples. An overview of selected Latin American composers, both current and from the recent past, whose concert works have entered the international standard repertoire and are performed world-wide by prominent ensembles and soloists. Current performers, especially conductors, from Latin America that have achieved widely lauded international careers.

Karl Hinterbichler is a professor in the Music Department, teaching applied music (brass), chamber music and music history. He has performed with the National Repertoire Orchestra, Florida Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe Symphony, Opera Southwest and the New Mexico Brass Quintet. The latter ensemble concertized throughout the US and in Mexico, Italy, Germany, Austria, Finland, Russia, China, and Australia. It commissioned and premiered numerous works by composers worldwide. A number of these have been recorded on three commercially available CDs. His compositions, arrangements, articles, reviews, pedagogical materials, and forewords have been published in the US, Canada and Europe.


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