Daniela Conejero Trio

Daniela Conejero Trio. (Image via Americas Society video)

Music of the Americas: All in the Family

This week features family bands from Argentina and Chile on En Casa. 

En Casa continues with family bands. Claudio Ceccoli is joined by his partner Cecilia Pastorino and their children Elena and Lucio, and percussionist Raúl Trujillo. Daniela Conejero Trío, which includes her brother Felipe and her partner Italo Aguilera

En Casa: Duo Ceccoli-Pastorino & Guests

Tuesday, June 4, 10 am

Argentine guitarist and composer Claudio Ceccoli was on En Casa in 2020, in duo with flutist Diego Suárez and in 2021 with his partner Cecilia Pastorino. Ceccoli has received several prizes in Argentina and performed in Mexico, Italy, and Brazil, in addition to the release of several solo albums. They return with two videos this week in which they are joined by their children Elena Ceccoli Pastorino and Lucio Ceccoli Pastorino and percussionist Raúl Trujillo.  

On June 4, we share "Dones," a candombe (a musical genre typical of Uruguay and the River Plate Basin) by Argentine composer David Sotelo, arranged by Ceccoli. 

En Casa: Daniela Conejero Trío

Wednesday, June 5, 10 am

The Daniela Conejero Trio is back with another of her original compositions, "Ruido."

Music of the Americas: La Chimera

Thursday, June 6, 10 am

In March, Argentine Lutenist Eduardo Egüez was live on our stage with La Chimera, which includes his wife Sabina Colonna-Preti and their daughters Carolina, Carlotta, and Margherita—all brilliant baroque instrumentalists. We will publish their whole concert at a later time, but today we share this preview: Giovanni Battista Fontana's "Second Sonata for Violin and Continuo."

En Casa: Trio Familia

Friday, June 7, 10 am

The Ceccoli band (this time without percussion) is back with their version of "Manka Fiesta," a takirari by Raúl Olarte. The takirari is a genre typical of northern Argentina. 


The MetLife Foundation Music of the Americas concert series is made possible by the generous support of Presenting Sponsor MetLife Foundation.

The Spring 2024 Music program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, by the Howard Gilman Foundation, by the Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Charitable Foundation, by the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, by the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, by The Amphion Foundation, by the Augustine Foundation, and by the Mex-Am Cultural Foundation.

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