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Trio Brasileiro

Wisconsin Union Theater

Event Details

Friday, September 15, 2017
7:15-9 p.m.
Play Circle Theater, Memorial Union
Dedicated to performing the great traditional choro music of Brasil, Trio Brasileiro includes the celebrated guitarist and full time member of the award-winning Brasil Guitar Duo, Douglas Lora; one of Brazil’s finest mandolin virtuosos, Dudu Maia, and the amazing percussionist and Douglas' brother, Alexandre Lora. Choro (Portuguese pronunciation:  [ˈʃoɾu] , "cry" or "lament"), also popularly called chorinho ("little cry" or "little lament"), is an instrumental Brazilian popular music genre which originated in 19th century Rio de Janeiro. This performance is in the intimate Fredric March Play Circle. More information is available on their website . Check out the rest of the lineup for the 2017 Madison World Music Festival. VIDEO: