¡Viva la música!June 7th, 2012
September 29, 2012, 2:00 PM
Michael Morgan, Conductor
Juan Pablo Jofre, Bandoneón and Polly Ferman, Piano
|Blas Galindo||Sones de Mariachi|
|M. Carmago Guarnieri||Danza Negra & Danza Brasileira|
|Daniel Binelli||Homenaje al Tango: Double Concerto for Piano, Bandoneón & Symphony Orchestra|
|Miguel del Agiula||Caribeña|
|José Elizond||Estampas Mexicanas|
|Manuel de Falla||Three Dances from The Three Cornered Hat|
A rhythmically charged celebration of our region’s spirit – and a virtual “Who’s Who” of Internationally-recognized and award-winning composers with Latin American roots or ties. Music from Peru, Uruguay, Mexico, Brasil, Argentina, Spain and the US. Come early and enjoy “festival activities” in the theater lobby from 11am-1:30 pm as we celebrate the rich cultural traditions and connections of our Central and South American communities.
Pre-concert festivities will take place in the Community Center Theater lobby from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM. The talents of regional musicians, dancers, and artists from various cultural organizations will be showcased, including Institute Mazatlan Bellas Artes (IMBA), Brazilian Center for Cultural Exchange of Sacramento, La Raza Galeria Posada, and Firehouse 5 Dance Studio. These activities are free of charge and the public is invited to participate, whether or not they are attending the paid concert that follows.
Hear Jimmy Lopez’ Fiesta; Daniel Binelli’s Homenaje al Tango with guest artists Juan Pablo Jofre– bandoneón and Polly Ferman–piano; West Coast Premiere of Caribeña (Caribbean Op.105) by Miguel del Aguila; Estampas Mexicanas by José Elizondo; Camargo Guarneri’s Danza Negra and Danza Brasileira; Sones de Mariachi by Blas Galindo; Three Cornered Hat Suite 2 by Manuel de Falla and more.
Be sure to check Guest Artists under the Our Musicians tab to learn more about these exceptional talents, Jofre and Ferman.
(programs, artists and prices subject to change)
In association with La Raza Galeria Posada, Festival de la Familia, Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Mexican Consulate General – Sacramento