(EVENT CANCELED) Diego Caetano

13mar6:30 pm(EVENT CANCELED) Diego Caetano6:30 pm 5800 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX

Diego Caetano

Event Details

Consulate General of Brazil in Houston presents
Diego Caetano

Date: Friday, March 13, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Kawai Piano Gallery, 5800 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77057

Recital Program

Floral Suite – Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

  1. Idilio na rede (Idyll in a Hammock)
  2. Uma camponesa cantadeira (A country girl fond of singing)
  3. Alegria na horta (Joy in the garden)

Sonata in Bb Major, Op. 22 – Ludwig van Beethoven

  1. Allegro con brio
  2. Adagio con molto espressione
  3. Menuetto
  4. Rondo, Allegretto

Allegro de conceirto, Op. 46 – Enrique Granados (1867-1916)

  1. Prole do Bebe, No.1, W140 – Heitor Villa-Lobos
  2. Branquinha (A boneca de louca)
  3. Moreninha (a boneca de massa)
  4. Caboclinha (A boneca de barro)
  5. Mulatinha (A boneca de borracha)
  6. Negrinha (A boneca de pau)
  7. A pobrezinha (A boneca de trapo)
  8. O polichinelo
  9. A bruxa (A boneca de pano)

Prole do Bebe, No. 2 – Heitor Villa-Lobos

  1. A baratinha de papel (The little paper cockroach)
  2. O boizinho de chumbo (The little lead ox)

Tango, Op. 41 – Marlos Nobre (b.1939)


Brazil-born Diego Caetano was considered by the Italian newspaper La Stampa “a gifted pianist with a brilliant technique and musicality.”Dr. Caetano performs widely as soloist and chamber musician and has appeared throughout the USA, Brazil, Chile, Europe, Asia, and Africa, including performances at New York’s Carnegie Hall, Yokohama’s Philia Hall, Lisbon’s Palacio da Foz, Rio’s Sala Cecília Meireles and London’s Royal Albert Hall. He has worked with conductors such as Michael Palmer, Paul Hostetter, Neil Thomson, Rodrigo de Carvalho, Guilherme Bernstein, Joaquim Jayme, Daniel Guedes, and others. He has been featured in recitals and concerto appearances at the Grand Teton Music Festival, Belo Horizonte’s PianoFest, Durango’s Conservatory Music of the Mountains, Bangkok’s Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy, and Brasília’s International Music Festival. The current season includes performances in the USA, Spain, UK, China, Taiwan, Romania, Portugal, Serbia, Russia, Brazil, and Switzerland.

Dr. Caetano received the top prizes in more than fifty national and international piano competitions. He has also won special awards including Best Interpreter of Brazilian Composers, Best Interpreter of Spanish Composers, and Prix d’Excellence in Performance. He is a member of Duo Lispector with Russian violinist Evgeny Zvonnikov, and a member of Resch-Caetano Duo with German tenor Richard Resch.

Dr. Caetano graduated with a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a Master of Music degree from the University of Wyoming, and a Bachelor of Music degree from Universidade Federal de Goiás (Brazil). Caetano has studied under the guidance of Dr. David Korevaar, Bob Spillman, Dr. Theresa Bogard, Dr. Maria Helena Jayme, and Lílian Carneiro de Mendonça. Dr. Caetano was also able to study with Dr. Nadezhda Eysmont at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory, in Russia. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Piano at Amarillo College, where he teaches piano and music literature. Caetano is a Shigeru Kawai Artist.



(Friday) 6:30 pm


Kawai Piano Gallery

5800 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX