Wednesday, May 9, 2007

MUSICA CAMERATA MONTREAL includes Guerra’s “Suite cubana” in their repertoire

Press Release.
Burbank, CA. USA.

The “Suite Cubana” composed by Yalil Guerra is being included in the repertoire of the Musica Camerata of Montreal, Canada. The Suite instrumentation is String Quartet and Piano, and compiles several pieces with a Cuban roots and classical influence.

Mr. Guerra, graduated in Classical Guitar at the National School of Music (Havana, Cuba), and the Master Degree in Classical Guitar and Counterpoint and Fugue, at the Royal Conservatory of Music “Queen Sofía” 
(Madrid, Spain).

The first piece of the Suite is called “Aire de Son”, influenced by the Son Montuno rhythm, progressive and comtemporary harmonies that makes this piece a work or study. The Second is called “Aire de Cha cha cha”, inspired by this Cuban standard and famous rhythm. Yalil created a classical piece with the flavor of  Cha cha cha performed by Cuban Charangas, back in the fifties and forties.

Yalil uses Sibelius 4 for music writing and composition. Check the first page of “Aire de Son” in pdf format.
Aire de Son.pdf

About the Camerata:

Hailed as Canada's foremost chamber music ensemble, Musica Camerata Montréal will celebrate its 37
th anniversary this season, making it one of the most established chamber music ensembles in Canada.
Since its debut in 1970, Musica Camerata Montréal offers programs of rare originality, and has devoted much of its energy to promoting the music of Canadian composers. Musica Camerata continuously seeks new repertoire and has given the Canadian premieres of many unknown musical works. Musica Camerata's repertoire includes more than 250 works from the 18th to the 21st centuries.
They have always enjoyed tremendous public and critical acclaim for the high quality of their performances. Over the last three decades, the musicians of Musica Camerata have developed a unique rapport with the public through the sheer pleasure of making music.
On tour, Musica Camerata has given many concerts in Canada, the United States, Costa Rica and Argentina, always to high critical praise.
RYCY Productions, Inc.
Media Department

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