Wednesday May 7, 2014 at 6:45 pm
Mexican Cultural Institute

Roberto Kolb, Scholar

with an introduction by
Dr. Barbara Tenenbaum, Library of Congress

Roberto Kolb is today’s leading Revueltas authority. A professor at the School of Music of the National University of Mexico, he is the chief editor of the Revueltas Critical Edition published by the National University of Mexico. He is also the founder and artistic director of Camerata de las Américas, an inter-American orchestra dedicated mainly to the research, recording and performance of twentieth century music written in the Americas. He has previously collaborated with PostClassical Ensemble for a Revueltas/Chavez festival at the Library of Congress.

Composer and violinist, Silvestre Revueltas (1899-1940)
Composer and violinist, Silvestre Revueltas (1899-1940)

Special funding for this concert was generously furnished by AHMSA International, Inc., Chevron Corporation, the Embassy of Mexico-Mexican Cultural Institute, Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos, Emerging America, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Conaculta, the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, and MARPAT Foundation.