Simpósio Internacional Heitor Villa-Lobos (2009)

Villa-Lobos SimposioWhile Cariocas will be busy all November at the 47th Festival Villa-Lobos, Paulistas will have their chance to delve into Villa's life and music at the International Villa-Lobos Symposium organized by the Music Department of the University of Sao Paulo, the Instituto de Estudos Brasileiros, and the USP Orchestra.

The event takes place from November 16-21. 



International Villa-Lobos Conference: Richmond VA, (2008)

The most important international Villa-Lobos Conference since the 2002 Paris Conference will be held at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond VA, from March 27 to 29, 2008. Go to the official website [no longer available] for more information.

The conference is entitled "Experiencing Villa-Lobos." Deadline for the Call for Papers and the Call for Performers is December 1, 2007. There are some important performers already lined up: pianist Sonia Rubinsky, the Cuartetto Latinoamericano, and saxophonist Albert Regni.

Watch for updates here, and on the Villa-Lobos Magazine. Here are the Magazine posts from the 2002 Conference.

NEW: Here is an excellent report on the conference from Lee Boyd.

International Villa-Lobos Conference: Paris, France (2002)

Here is the final program of the International Villa-Lobos Conference.

Now that the Conference is here, watch for updates to the program, and reports of activity during the conference at the Villa-Lobos Magazine.

Here are all the posts from the Magazine that are tagged with "Villa-Lobos Conference in Paris"