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Danilo Brito, mandolin & João Luiz, guitar

  • Kerrytown Concert House 415 North 4th Avenue Ann Arbor, MI, 48104 United States (map)

$35 Assigned Rows 1-2
$25 Assigned Rows 3-5
$20 General Admission
$10 Student

Danilo Brito, mandolin
João Luiz, guitar

Two of the greatest instrumentalists of the young Brazilian generation, guitarist João Luiz (Brasil Guitar Duo) and mandolin virtuoso and composer Danilo Brito join forces in a program that goes beyond popular music, recreating with personality works by Villa-Lobos, Camargo-Guarnieri, Gnattali, alongside classics by Pixinguinha, Nazareth and Jacob do Bandolim. Danilo Brito, a legend of the instrument and guardian of the true art of interpreting choro music has been awarded the Prêmio VISA de MPB, one of Brazil's most prestigious awards. He has recorded five albums and has collaborated with many of Brazil's leading musicians. João Luiz, a soloist and chamber musician, has toured extensively in the U.S. and recorded a dozen albums. As a member of the acclaimed Brasil Guitar Duo, he won the Concert Artists Guild award in 2006 and was nominated for the 2016 Latin Grammy. In this very intimate combination of just mandolin and guitar, the two artists will present a program that encompasses the crucial transformations in the evolution of Brazilian music, from the European influence at the end of the 19th century to the establishment and affirmation of Brazilian musical identity. To this journey João and Danilo will add new works composed especially for this collaboration.

Earlier Event: April 28
Fast and Fustinified
Later Event: April 30
Spice Dinner w/Épices De Cru