Inventando la Música is a space led by the composer Carlos Zamora, dedicated to talk with Ibero-American composers.
Latin premiere of Concerto for Violin, Strings and Percussion
“ENTRE CUERDAS” (Between Strings), Thursday November 10 – 8 pm (CT) | Facebook & YouTube recording premiere of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Heredia. Location: Museo de Arte Costarricense – MAC in partnership with Radio Universidad de Costa Rica, Quince-UCR
Joining Opera Theater’s SL New Works Collective
Opera Theatre’s New Works Collective is a disruption of the traditional commissioning model: it gives decision-making...
Juilliard premiere of Darwin’s composition for Soprano and Viola
New work “Caribe 102” premiered by the Gateway Festival Orchestra
Caribe 102, for String Orchestra and Percussion, was commissioned by the Fort Zumwalt North High School Orchestra as part of a Diversity/Inclusion/Equity educational project highlighting Latin music and culture. It was premiered in May 2021.
World Premiere: Subito Papillo
After stepping onto the darkened stage of the Lee Theater at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, Alla Voskoboynikova posed what could have been a difficult question to Darwin Aquino: Why is the music of Latin America so enjoyable?…
Darwin talks about Latinx music with the Missouri Symphony
Episode 2 of MOSY Motifs is LIVE! In this episode, Dr. Ashley Pribyl interviews current St. Louis resident, Dominican Darwin Aquino, Conductor & Composer. Join them as they discuss the history of classical music on the island of Hispaniola, the important impact of...
Virtual Presentation about Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (In Spanish)
Maestro Darwin Aquino takes us to know the compositions of the great genius in his last creative stage.
Darwin Aquino: The way they listen – Episode 3 – Deep Listening
This video is an interview with Darwin Aquino Composer and Conductor. In this episode of the Way They Listen we explore Darwin's recently published work, Una Isla Dos Mundos (One Island Two Worlds). This piece is a deeply moving work celebrating the shared identities...
Una Isla: Dos Mundos, new publication by Darwin Aquino in Cayambis Music Press
Composed in 2015, this work for flute and violin continues Aquino's investigations of the african origins of folk music in the Dominican Republic. Duet for flute and violin.Grade 6. Approximate duration: eight minutes.The set includes a score and two parts Available in:
Interview about Darwin’s recent compositions with St. Louis Public Radio
When Darwin Aquino was a young boy growing up in the Dominican Republic, his father directed him to choose one instrument to learn to play. Aquino opted for the violin and, with that early decision, took his first steps along a musical journey that would eventually...
Suite for Orchestra from Insomnia Ballet
Dominican classics disc 6 / vol. II Historical collection of music by classical composers from the Dominican Republic.