Silvestre Revueltas

1899 - 1940

Mexican

Biography

Silvestre Revueltas was a violinist, conductor, and composer during the Mexican Revolution (1910–20) and Spanish Civil War (1936–39). He studied in Mexico (Durango and Mexico City) and the United States (Chicago, IL and Austin, TX). He was a theater-orchestra violinist in San Antonio, TX, and conducted an orchestra in Mobile, AL. He served associate conductor of the Mexico Symphony Orchestra at the invitation of Carlos Chávez and taught violin and composition at the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico City.

His film music, chamber music, songs, and works for orchestra combined unique tone colors and complex rhythmic structures with indigenous Mexican culture.

Performances

29th October 2022

PERFORMERS
University of Chicago Symphony
CONDUCTOR
Barbara Schubert
LOCATION
Mandel Hall, Chicago , IL, United States of America

5th November 2022

PERFORMERS
San Francisco Symphony
CONDUCTOR
Carlos Miguel Prieto
LOCATION
Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco , CA, United States of America

11th November 2022

PERFORMERS
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Symphony Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
Nobuyoshi Yasuda
LOCATION
Gantner Concert Hall, Eau Claire , WI, United States of America

28th November 2022

PERFORMERS
TTU Orchestras
CONDUCTOR
Carlos Ortiz
LOCATION
Hemmle Recital Hall TTU SOM, Lubbock , TX, United States of America

20th January 2023

PERFORMERS
Houston Symphony
CONDUCTOR
Juraj Valcuha
LOCATION
Jones Hall, Houston , TX, United States of America

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