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Hillside Echoes concert series returns in 2023 and 2024 with musicians and performers who bring a personal and contemporary approach to traditional folk music from around the world.
Alessandro Penezzi with Berkeley Choro Ensemble on August 18th at 7:30pm Considered one of the great Brazilian guitarists of his generation, composer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist Alessandro Penezzi plays 7-string guitar, tenor guitar, cavaquinho, mandolin and flute. Alessandro has performed with many of the great Brazilians musicians, including Yamandú Costa, Carlos Poyares, Toninho Ferragutti, Oswaldinho do Acordeon, Laércio de Freitas, Caíto Marcondes, Arismar do Espírito Santo, Maurício Carrilho, Pedro Amorim, Joel Nascimento, Conjunto Epoque de Ouro, Rogério Caetano, Caio Marcio, Alexandre Ribeiro and Nailor Proveta. He has taught at California Brazil Camp since 2010, resides in São Paulo, and tours regularly to Europe and Africa.
Tickets available online now
Our Folk Dance series features lively performances by local folk dance bands and social dances from many regions around the world.
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