Festival Event IX: Alma Brasileira: Beyond the Clouds of Corcovado
Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join new and returning festival musicians as they dive deeply into Brazil's rich musical tradition and contemporary scene. From Heitor Villa-Lobos through the masters of choro, samba and popular music, this musical journey highlights the beauty and melodic sophistication at the heart of Brazilian music. Percussionist and CMF 2014 Artist-in-Residence Rogerio Boccato leads a stellar ensemble featuring New York musicians and up-and-coming voices from the current Brazilian scene in an evening that explores the connections between the old and the new, the raw and the sophisticated.
Curated Gala Reception by 2014 Culinary Artist-in-Residence Hinnerk von Bargen.
Performers include: Helen Sung, Fabio Gouvea, John Ellis, Scott Colley, Vitor Gonçalves, Anne Boccato, Rogerio Boccato, Caitlyn Phillips