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”
Published by Hildete Vodopives
Hildete de Moraes Vodopives is founder of Brazil Global and of the Harvard Strategists Group. She has a PhD in Economic History and advises companies and investment agencies in international business development.She served as Corporate Relations Director and later, on the board of the Brazilian Investment Analysts Association (APIMEC).
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