With a subtitle "Four Pop Dances for Orchestra", this is a high-energy romp for orchestra.
Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Auckland Town Hall, 29 June 2018.
Fiesta! was commissioned by Miguel Harth-Bedoya in 2007 for the centenary of the Lima Philharmonic Society.
It’s now Lopez’s most widely-performed orchestral piece.
Its subtitle, “Four Pop Dances for Orchestra”, indicates the varied influences from which the composer draws his inspiration, including western art music, Latin-American and Afro-Peruvian music, and mainstream pop.
The four sections of the piece are:
Recorded: Auckland Town Hall, 29 June 2018
Producer: Tim Dodd
Engineer: Adrian Hollay