On October 18th, the conference-concert with the following title “Seven Latin American composers: stories of life and tribute” took place at the premises of the Autonomous University of Lisbon, at 6:30 pm, as part of the maestro and composer's European tour. Venezuelan Miguel Delgado Estévez and his family, singers Alicia Sergent and Claudia Delgado, and cuatrista Ángel Fernández. It was an extraordinary opportunity that involved us in the cultural contributions of women such as María Grever and Consuelo Velásquez (Mexico), María Teresa Vera (Cuba), Chabuca Granda (Peru), Violeta Parra (Chile), and María Luisa Escobar and Conny Méndez ( Venezuela), which were commented and interpreted by our guest artists. Miguel Delgado Estévez, founder of the group El Cuarteto, who represented Venezuela at Expo-Lisbon 1998, as well as his family, are widely recognized figures in their country thanks to their work in cultivating and disseminating traditional music. The event was jointly organized by the Department of History, Arts and Humanities (UAL) and the Chair of Latin American Studies (OEI-UAL).
Miguel Delgado Estévez
Venezuelan musician, composer and broadcaster
Ángel Fernández, cuatrista (composer and professor at the Experimental Libertador Pedagogical University, Venezuela UPEL).
Alicia Sergent, singer (magister in Literature at the Central University of Venezuela, UCV)
Claudia Delgado, singer (graduated in Arts and studying for a master's degree in Musicology at the Central University of Venezuela, UCV).
The event was jointly organized by the Chair of Luso-Brazilian History and Culture (CHCLB-UAL) and the Chair of Latin American Studies