WDNA 88.9FM Public Radio presents Sergio Barroso Live Electronic Music From The Turn Of The Century 6/2/12

WDNA 88.9FM Public Radio presents Sergio Barroso Live Electronic Music From The Turn Of The Century
Saturday, June 2, 2012 8:30 p.m.
WDNA Jazz Gallery
2921 Coral Way

General Admission to each event is $15. Free to WDNA Members.

WDNA is proud to present composer and pianist Sergio Barroso in a program of Live Electronic Music from the Turn of the Century–from Cuba and Canada on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 8:30 p.m. in the WDNA Jazz Gallery, 2921 Coral Way. Music lovers will be amazed with Barroso’s genre of electronic music that’s an interesting and valuable Cuban contribution to this universal music.
A long-time resident of Vancouver, Canada, Sergio Barroso takes advantage of this trip to Miami to reunite with musicologist Tamahra Martin, in the program Habanera and Contradanza on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 7 p. m. This presentation will highlight several of Barroso’s Colonial Contradanzas and other works by Cuban composers.

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1946, Sergio Barroso studied piano, theory, and organ at the Havana National Conservatory, continuing his studies in composition and theory at the Superior Academy of Music in Prague, in conducting at the Superior Institute of Arts [ISA] of the University of Havana, and in computer music at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics at Stanford University, USA. His works have been performed at music centers and events in the Americas, Europe and Asia. As a live electronics keyboardist he has primarily performed his own music and commissioned works by Canadian composers. He received awards in Cuba, Canada, Europe, Latin America and the USA, including the Canadian national composition Lynch-Staunton Award 2000; Cintas/Arts International (New York 2009 & 1999), Paris UNESCO IMC Rostrums of Composers (1994) & (1980); IMC Rostrums of Electroacoustic Music (Oslo 1992) & (Helsinki 1990) and several National Awards in Cuba prior to his exile in France in 1980.

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