Chamber Music Programs

Merging Western European tradition with South American folk and contemporary American, the Alturas Duo creates spirited and passionate programs that move with ease between the music of Baroque, South American melodies and rhythms learned through the oral tradition, and new repertoire written specifically for the duo and their collaborations. This quest for new musical experiences with their unique combination of instruments, their virtuosity, and diverse range of repertoire have attracted composers to write specifically for the duo as well as the 2010 CMA/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming and funding from New Music USA.


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From Ayre to Air

Available:  ongoing

Through the juxtaposition of the Western European tradition with

South American folk and American contemporary, from Ayre to Air provides an engaging introduction

to the Alturas Duo and its unique instrumentation.


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Programming Info & Repertoire

¡No Mas Muertes!

Available 2019, 2020

This Alturas Duo program features composer David Macbride's piece for viola, guitar, and narrator(s). As the centerpiece of the program, it is an deal work to springboard community discussions on immigration, social justice, and art as commentary on current affairs.


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Programming Info & Repertoire

Vox Americana I

Available 2019, 2020

This program has been curated to feature the wonderful, yet highly underused sonority and timbre of the guitar and viola. The first, in what is to be a series of programs, explores the concept of what makes an "American Composer" and features a new work by Gwyneth Walker with support from New Music USA.


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El Vuelo de Tu Alma

The Flight of Your Soul

Available 2019, 2020

As leading proponents of South and Central American music, Alturas Duo and the preeminent string quartet Cuarteto Latinoamericano join forces to celebrate the work and legacy of Latin American composers. content.



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Carlos Boltes:  +1 (860) 212-0617


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