Join the WFMT Radio Network as we celebrate the 4th of July through the lens of Latin-American music!
Traditional Independence Day specials celebrate the great American classics, from pops-style musical numbers to the expansive works of Aaron Copland. This season, the WFMT Radio Network is delighted to bring stations Esta Tierra es Mi Tierra: Latino Composers Reflect on the American Experience, a fresh and timely perspective on the holiday from Latin-American classical expert Elbio Barilari, host of the weekly series Fiesta!
Taking its name from the famous Woody Guthrie folk tune “This Land is My Land”, this one hour special celebrates the 4th of July with the music of US-Latino composers, including works by Roberto Sierra, Tania León, Miguel Del Aguila, and Ricardo Lorenz among others. Enjoy the Latino soul of the 4th of July!
For current Fiesta! series broadcasters, please note that this special will be included in the Fiesta! series schedule, releasing on July 2, 2017.