Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Bachianas Brasileiras #3 in Barcelona
The Third Bachianas Brasileiras is, after the 8th, the least-performed of the 9 works in Villa-Lobos's most popular series. It's a big, sprawling piano concerto, and it deserves to be played more often. Alexandre Tharaud and L'Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona under conductor Hernández Silva will perform the work three times in early May.
Here are the latest numbers for performances in the Villa-Lobos Concert Database (2001-2013):