Andrés Hernández-Salazar - tenor, lecturer & singing teacher

Music History Courses

Baroque Music in the New World

Enjoy a day exploring the rich repertoire and fascinating lives of the intrepid first Spanish composers and musicians who travelled to South America in the early colonial period of the 16th – 17th centuries. The course includes music inspired by the native peoples, as well as the first New World opera by Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco.


A Selected Discography:

Baroque Music of Latin America. Camerata de Caracas

Mexican Polyphony (Works By Franco/ De Padilla/ Capillas)

Villancicos y Danzas Criollas – Hesperion XXI, Jordi Savall, cond.

Torrejón y Velasco: La Púrpura De La Rosa – Opera In One Act/Garrido