NEW BRITAIN MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART

Sunday Music Series

Pianist Luiz de Moura Castro, Brazilian Classics

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Image of Luiz de Moura Castro from the website: http://www.paf-ct.org/www/our-programs/chopin-society/

Join the Museum for an afternoon of live classical music in conjunction with the current exhibition Vistas del Sur: Traveler Artists’ Landscapes of Latin America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection. Pianist Luiz de Moura Castro will present a trajectory of Brazillian classical music and its multicultural influence since it’s origin in the 19th century. The program includes compositions by Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, Francisco Mignone, Octavio Maul, and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

A native of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz de Moura Castro is a world-renowned pianist, teacher, and adjudicator who currently serves as the President of the the Fryderyk Chopin Society of Connecticut. A tenured professor and chair of the piano department at the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford, de Moura Castro was included in the novel International Who’s Who in Music and The Most Wanted Piano Teachers in America by Benjamin Saver.

This performance is sponsored by the Brazilian Consulate in Hartford.

Admission

Free with Museum admission

Schedule

Sunday, March 12, 2017 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm