And Villa-Lobos is back in Paris

The Chatelet Theater in Paris  presents the second lyrical work of Heitor Villa-Lobos, Magdalena.The piece refers to the cultural mix of South America. The plot involves the mixture between traditional Indian culture imported by European settlers.

The composer came to Paris for the first time in 1923, under the influence of Artur Rubinstein.

He stayed in Paris in 1923–24 and 1927–30, and there he met such luminaries as Edgard Varèse (in the photo with Villa), Pablo Picasso, Leopold Stokowski and Aaron Copland.

Madgalena, Heitor Villa-Lobos
Chatelet Theater, Paris
From 18 to 22 May 2010
Rates € 80 – 60 € – 40 € – 25 € – 10 € – 5 €
To know more about Villa in Paris :
Anais Flechet’s “Villa-Lobos à Paris”
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About Hildete Vodopives

Hildete de Moraes Vodopives is founder of Brazil Global and of the Harvard Strategists Bureau. She is a member of the Brazilian Investment Analysts Association (APIMEC-Rio) where she served as Corporate Relations Director and later, on the board. Hildete advises companies doing business in Brazil. She lives between Paris and Rio and is a member of the Harvard Club of Paris and of the Mercosur Women’s Forum.
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