Chopin and Brazil: A Recital by Victor Cayres

Saturday, February 17
7:00 PM

M. Steinert & Sons Performance Center
The Natick Mall
1245 Worcester Street
Natick, MA 01760

Join us on Saturday, February 17 at 7:00 PM in our Natick location for a special concert by noted pianist Victor Cayres. Mr. Cayres will be performing a program featuring music of Chopin, as well as pieces by several noted Brazilian composers.

Admission is free but seating is limited. Please reserve your place by clicking here, or by calling (508) 655-7373.


Miguéz (1850 – 1902)

Allegro Appassionato in A Minor, Opus 11

Noturno in F# Major, Opus 10

Chopin (1810 – 1849)

Polonaise F# minor, Opus 44  


Villa Lobos (1887 – 1959)

Impressões Seresteiras

O Polichinelo

Guarnieri (1907 – 1993)

Ponteio no. 25, Esperto

Ponteio no. 17, Alegre

Ponteio no. 4, Gingando


Nocturne in Ab Major, Opus 32 no. 1

Waltz in Ab Major, opus 42


Claudio Santoro (1919 – 1989)

Prelude no. 2

Paulistana no. 1

Mignone (1897 – 1986)

Valsa de esquina no. 12


Ballade no. 4 in F minor, Opus 53


Hailed as “spirit of a leader!” by La Liberté (Fribourg, Switzerland), Brazilian pianist Victor Cayres has earned praise for concerts with the Sine Nomine string quartet and as soloist with such orchestras as Boston Pops and Brno Philharmonic in the Czech Republic. He has been a guest artist at Banff Center for the Arts in Canada, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Claflin University, Western Washington University, and has released CDs for Albany Records, Parma Records, Centaur Records, with works by American contemporary composers David Owens, Joseph Summer, and John H. Wallace. Mr. Cayres frequently performs in Brazil, Europe, and in prestigious venues in the U.S., such as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Chicago’s Preston Bradley Hall, Boston’s Symphony Hall and Jordan Hall. His concerts have been broadcast live at Brazil’s TV Cultura channel, Boston’s WGBH 99.5 All Classical, and Chicago’s WFMT Fine Arts Radio.

Victor Cayres has appeared as soloist with NEC Philharmonia, Sioux City Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Pro-Musica, Boston University Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Petrobras Pró-Música, Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira, Orquestra Sinfônica and Orquestra de Câmera at University of São Paulo, collaborating with such conductors as Ronaldo Bologna, Mark Churchill, Marc David, Ryan Haskins, Gil Jardim, Keith Lockhart, Norton Morozowisk, Donald Palma, Roberto Tibiriçá, and Jan Zbavitel. Under the direction of Theophanis Kapsopoulos he has toured Czech Republic and Switzerland with the Orchestre des Jeunes de Fribourg.   

He currently serves on the piano faculty at New England Conservatory Preparatory School and at Boston University School of Music.