CONCERTS

Festival Launch Party and Fundraising Concert

TLAFF is pleased to invite you to our fundraising concert. The program will feature internationally renowned artists as well as a spotlight with Mexican countertenor César Aguilar. Please join us at our festival launch party after the show where you can enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Profits will go to natural disaster emergency response agencies in Latin America and the Caribbean.

DATE: Monday April 9, 2018

TIME: 7:30 pm

PRICE: $40 online / $50 at door

VENUE: Gallery 345 Map

Maya by Ian Clarke (b. 1964)
Susan Hoeppner and Alheli Pimienta, flutes
Deborah Hui, piano

Modinha by Francisco Mignone (1897-1986)
Louis Papachristos, flute

Tango Etude No. 3 for Two Flutes (Arr. Exequiel Mantega) by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Louis Papachristos and Darwin Cosmé, flutes

Xochiatl by Diana Syrse (b. 1984)
César Aguilar, countertenor
Alheli Pimienta, flute
Deborah Hui, piano

Tango by Vinicio A. Meza (b. 1968)
Christine Beard and Laurel Swinden, piccolos
Deborah Hui, piano

Vou Vivendo by Pixinguinha (1897-1973)
Gaúcho by Chiquinha Gonzaga (1847-1935)

Noites Cariocas by Jacó do Bandolin (1918-1969)
Ayres Potthoff, flute
Mathias Pinto, guitar

INTERMISSION———————————————–

Flute Sonata in D, Op. 94 by Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
1. Moderato
2. Scherzo: Presto
3. Andante
4. Allegro con brio

Louis Papachristos, flute
Deborah Hui, piano

Assobio a Játo (The Jet Whistle) by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
1. Allegro ma non troppo
2. Adagio
3. Vivo

Darwin Cosmé, flute
Amahl Arulanandam, violoncello

Vergin Tutto Amor (Arr. Nancy Nourse) by Francesco Durante (1654-1755)

César Aguilar, countertenor
Susan Hoeppner, Louis Papachristos, Darwin Cosmé, Samantha Chang, Miguel Angel, Christine Beard, Alheli Pimienta, and Ayres Potthoff, flutes

Flautas del Fuego

Enjoy an afternoon of folk-inspired music performed by Canadian and Latin American musicians.

DATE: Wednesday April 11, 2018

TIME: 2:00 pm

PRICE: $20 online / $30 at door

VENUE: All Saints Kingsway Map

Danzón No. 2 by Arturo Marquez (b. 1950)
Christopher Lee and Christine Beard, flutes
Deborah Hui, piano

Ave Maria by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Chaconne by Tomaso Antonio Vitali (1663-1745)
Christopher Lee, flute
Deborah Hui, piano

Adieu a la Havanne Op.2 by José Comellas (1842-1888)
Primeiro Amor Op. 4 by Pattapio Silva (1880-1907)
Christine Beard, flute
Deborah Hui, piano

Argentia Suite by Adriana Figueroa (b. 1966)
IV. Allegro

Darwin Cosmé, flute
Deborah Hui, piano

INTERMISSION———————————————–

Danzoneando by Vinicio Meza (b. 1968)
Christopher Lee and Ayres Potthoff, flutes
Deborah Hui, piano

Coisas Raras by Mathias Pinto (b. 1986)
Saudade by Chiquinha Gonzaga (1847-1935)
Uma Zero by Pixinguinha (1897-1973)

Ayres Potthoff, flute
Mathias Pinto, guitar

Fantasía Mexicana by Samuel Zyman (b. 1956)
Flautas del Fuego: Izabella Budai and Alheli Pimienta, flutes
Deborah Hui, piano

Mosaico de las Américas

Join us for a unique experience of modern flute music by Latin American composers.

DATE: Thursday April 12, 2018

TIME: 7:30 pm

PRICE: $30 online / $40 at door

VENUE: All Saints Kingsway Map

Fantasia No. 3 “Cieneguilla,” Op. 24 by César Peredo (b. 1965)
I. La banda del otro pueblo
II. Caminando por el río
III. Pachamanca (comida que viene de la tierra)
IV. Regresando a casa (Huayno)

Christine Beard, flute

Cromasillo-Pasillo by Carmen Marulanda (b. 1976)
Emboquillao-Currulao by Carmen Marulanda (b. 1976)

Carmen Marulanda, flute

Nocturno by Mario Lavista (b. 1943)
Dianne Aitken, flute

Chaczidzib by Hilda Paredes (b. 1957)
Dianne Aitken, piccolo

Tres Dúos Fáciles by Diego Luzuriaga (b. 1955)
II. Cantilena

Dianne Aitken and Miguel Angel Villanueva, flutes

Danza de los Cocone by Jorge Calleja (b. 1971)
I, II, III, IV

Christine Beard, Izabella Budai, Miguel Angel Villanueva, Louis Papachristos

Torbellimático by Carmen Marulanda (b. 1976)
Carmen Marulanda and Alheli Pimienta, flutes

INTERMISSION———————————————–

Orion’s Belt by Nicole Chamberlain (b. 1977)
I. Mintaka

Dianne Aitken, Darwin Cosmé and Laurel Swinden, flutes

Ático by Graciela Paraskevaídis (1940-2017)
Dianne Aitken and Christine Beard, piccolos

La Gata-Milonga by Carmen Marulanda (b. 1976)
Flautas del Fuego: Izabella Budai and Alheli Pimienta, flutes

Ameno Resedá by Ernesto Nazareth (1863-1934)
De Bahia ao Ceará by Moacir Santos (1926-2006)
Chorinho Pra Ele by Hermeto Pascoal (b. 1936)
Espinha de Bacalhau by Severino Araújo (1917-2012)

Ayres Potthoff, flute
Mathias Pinto, guitar

Serenata del Alba

An evening of the most beautiful Latin American music written for flute and strings featuring Canadian harpist Emily Belvedere, Mexican flutist Miguel Angel Villanueva, The Serenade Duo and many more.

DATE: Friday April 13, 2018

TIME: 7:30 pm 

PRICE: $30 online / $40 at door

VENUE: Victoria Chapel Map

Dos Aires Candomberos by Máximo Diego Pujol (b. 1957)
I. Nubes de Buenos Aires
II. Candombe de los Buenos Tiempos

Musiques Populaires Brésiliennes by Celso Machado (b. 1953)
I. Paçoca (Choro)
II. Sambossa (Bossa Nova)

Serenade Duo: Michelle LaPorte, flute and Gerry Saulter, guitar

Bacanal by Eduardo Angulo (b. 1954)
Miguel Angel Villanueva, flute
Maxime Despax, viola
Emily Belvedere, harp

Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Progresiones para Pauline by Jose Luis Merlin (b. 1952)

Serenade Duo: Michelle LaPorte, flute and Gerry Saulter, guitar

INTERMISSION———————————————–

Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp by Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
I. Pastoral
II. Interlude
III. Finale

Miguel Angel Villanueva, flute
Maxime Despax, viola
Emily Belvedere, harp

Gabriela by Carmen Marulanda (b. 1976)
​Moon Cumbia by Carmen Marulanda (b. 1976)

The Toronto Latin American Youth Flute Orchestra conducted by Darwin Cosmé

“Gurrufio” by Paul Desenne (b. 1959)
Bolero Rhumba by Carmen Marulanda (b. 1976)

The Toronto Latin American Professional Flute Orchestra conducted by Claudio Tarris

GALA ALL STAR CONCERT

This is once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the live performance of the Nielsen Flute Concerto and the Hatzis Flute Concerto in one evening. This concert will feature Ariana Chris as well as the Toronto Latin American Professional Flute Orchestra and the ArsMusica Orchestra.

DATE: Saturday April 14, 2018

TIME: 7:30 pm

PRICE: $45 online / $55 at door

VENUE: Hart House – East Common Room Map

Chipola (Arr. Paul Desenne) by Carmen Marulanda (b. 1976)
The Toronto Latin American Professional and Youth Flute Orchestras conducted by Claudio Tarris

Júrame by María Grever (1885-1951)
Ariana Chris, mezzo-soprano
ArsMusica Orchestra Conducted by Claudio Tarris

Concerto for Flute and Orchestra by Carl Nielsen (1865-1931)
I. Allegro moderato
II. Allegretto, un poco

Ana Emilia Castañeda, flute
ArsMusica Orchestra conducted by Claudio Tarris

INTERMISSION———————————————–

Milonga from Série Sulina II (Arr. Christine Beard) by Fernando Mattos (b. 1963)
Christine Beard, piccolo
ArsMusica Orchestra conducted by Claudio Tarris

“Departures” Concerto for Flute and String Orchestra by Christos Hatzis (b. 1953)
I. Blooming Fields
II. Serenity
III. Progress Blues

Alheli Pimienta, flute
ArsMusica Orchestra conducted by Claudio Tarris

Tango Ballet (Arr. Claudio Tarris) by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
The Toronto Latin American Professional Flute Orchestra and the ArsMusica Orchestra conducted by Claudio Tarris