Javier Farias joins as guest artist and composes for Apollo Chamber Players the 10th commission of their program 20×2020.  The new piece is a work for string quartet and guitar inspired by Chilean, Peruvian, Bolivian, and Argentinean folk rhythms. The premiere will take place on March 31, 2017 at MATCH HOUSTON.   www.apollochamberplayers.org ANDEAN WALKABOUT Friday, March 31, 2017 |8pm ABOUT THE PROGRAM While the tango reigns as one of the most popular Latin American dances, the folk rhythms of the Andes express a unique story of the region’s indigenous heritage – of love, strife, and celebration. Award-winning Chilean composer-guitarist Javier Farias joins as guest artist and composes for Apollo the 10th commission of 20×2020, a work for string quartet and guitar inspired by Chilean, Peruvian, Bolivian, and Argentinean folk rhythms. Program also features a celebrated contemporary work by Houston Symphony’s composer-in-residence Gabriela Lena Frank. ​ University of Houston professor Dr. Howard Pollack presents a pre-concert lecture.