Friday, April 9, 2022 @ 4:00 PM
Saint James Place, Great Barrington, MA

Mientras me abraza (While she hugs me)–Baroque, Latino, and Folk Fusion

Chamber Music with a ‘twist’: Polish folk music influenced music by J.S. Bach and Telemann, and traditional and contemporary Latin American works arranged for an unusual combination of instruments.

Robin Hood Radio with Marshall Miles interviews Christine Gevert about the April 2022 Program


Singet dem Herrn BWV 225/I  –  Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), arr. Christine Gevert

La Bruja, Son Jarocho Tradicional – Anonymous (Oral Tradition, Mexico), arr. Job Salazar and C. Gevert

Jesusita en Chihuahua – Quirino Mendoza y Cortés (1862–1957), arr. J. Salazar and C. Gevert

La Llorona – Anonymous (Oral Tradition, Mexico), arr. J. Salazar and C. Gevert

Jarabe Tapatío –  Jesús González Rubio (d. 1874), arr. J. Salazar and C. Gevert

Concerto Polonois TWV 43:G7 – Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), arr. C. Gevert
          Dolce / Allegro / Largo / Allegro


Perpetuo forever (2003) – Dan Román (b. 1974)

Estudio para Charango – Mauro Núñez Cáceres (1902-1975), transcribed by Horacio Durán (b. 1945)

Vírgenes del sol – Jorge Emilio Bravo de Rueda Querol (1895-1940), arr. Carlos Boltes and C. Gevert

La Concheperla – José Z. Alvarado, arr. C. Boltes and C. Gevert

Mientras me abraza (2021) – Esteban Ariel D’Antona (b. 1973)

Mi Chilena – Francisco Soler (b. 1838), arr. C.s Boltes and C. Gevert

Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor BWV 1067 – Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. C. Boltes and C. Gevert

            Polonaise – Double / Menuet / Badinerie


Job Salazar Fonseca, violin and percussion

Carlos Boltes, viola and charango

Christine Gevert, virginal and organ

These concerts have been made possible in part with support from the Connecticut Office of the Arts, which also receives funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Support has also been provided to Crescendo from CT Humanities (CTH), with funding provided by the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature.


Covid Prevention Policy: Masking recommended for audience members. These policies will be adapted according to community transmission rates.