Friday, March 14, 2008 at 8pm
Concerts from the Library of Congress
Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building
Pre-concert Prelude at 6:15pm

If there is a Latin American composer whose “time has come” it is surely Silvestre Revueltas. For one thing, Revueltas is the composer who most resonates with the charismatic Mexico of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. For another, he is the rare 20th century composer whose voice is both original and instantly recognizable. A program incorporating popular song and poetry as part of a four-day Library of Congress festival: “Two Faces of Mexican Music: Chávez and Revueltas Revisited.” Eugenia León, vocals

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