To mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1884-1959), the piano department of the Yale School of Music presents a lecture-recital of the eminent Brazilian pianist Luiz de Moura Castro. The lecture-recital will feature piano music of Villa-Lobos and will take place Wednesday, February 3 at 5:00 pm in Sudler Hall. Castro is a professor of piano at the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford. The event is free and open to the public.
About the Performer
Luíz de Moura Castro, born in Rio de Janeiro, gave his first concert at the age of 9 in the Teatro Municipal. He studied at the National Music School of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (summa cum laude), the Music Academy Lorenzo Fernandez, Rio de Janeiro, and the Liszt Academy, Budapest.