International Villa-Lobos Conference: Richmond VA, 2008

The most important international Villa-Lobos Conference since the 2002 Paris Conference will be held at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond VA, from March 27 to 29, 2008. Go to the official website for more information.

The conference is entitled "Experiencing Villa-Lobos." Deadline for the Call for Papers and the Call for Performers is December 1, 2007. There are some important performers already lined up: pianist Sonia Rubinsky, the Cuartetto Latinoamericano, and saxophonist Albert Regni.

Watch for updates here, and on the Villa-Lobos Magazine. Here are the Magazine posts from the 2002 Conference.

NEW: Here is an excellent report on the conference from Lee Boyd.