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Sonidos de las Américas: Cuba

 


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A history of Cuban concert music

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for tickets
to CARNEGIE HALL
events call
CarnegieCharge:
212-247-7800
Or visit
Carnegie Hall’s
Box Office

FOR OTHER EVENTS
call the appropriate
box office listed
for that event

FOR GENERAL INFO
CALL ACO
at 212.977.8495


more about Sonidos: Cuba

artists & composers

essay:
Sources in Cuban Music

essay:
A history of Cuban concert music

Español

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for tickets
to CARNEGIE HALL
events call
CarnegieCharge:
212-247-7800
Or visit
Carnegie Hall’s
Box Office

FOR OTHER EVENTS
call the appropriate
box office listed
for that event

FOR GENERAL INFO
CALL ACO
at 212.977.8495


more about Sonidos: Cuba

artists & composers

essay:
Sources in Cuban Music

essay:
A history of Cuban concert music

Español

aco homepage


 

 

 


for tickets
to CARNEGIE HALL
events call
CarnegieCharge:
212-247-7800
Or visit
Carnegie Hall’s
Box Office

FOR OTHER EVENTS
call the appropriate
box office listed
for that event

FOR GENERAL INFO
CALL ACO
at 212.977.8495


more about Sonidos: Cuba

artists & composers

essay:
Sources in Cuban Music

essay:
A history of Cuban concert music

Español

aco homepage


Schedule of Events, March 2 - 14, 1999

photo by Hazel Hanken

Tuesday, March 2 at 8pmSold Out!
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at 7th Avenue
Dance Date with Cuba
New York Festival of Song
Concert, theatre, and dance songs from the early masters Lecuona, Roig, and Caturla to contemporary exponents Gramatges, León, de la Martinez, and de la Vega.

Tickets: $28. Call CarnegieCharge at 212.247.7800


Friday, March 5 at 7:30pmphoto by Hazel HankenSold Out!
Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street
Noche de Piano: Lecuona, Cervantes y mas
Thomas Tirino, Nohema Fernandez, and Huberal Hererra, pianos
A cabaret-style marathon exploring the living legacy of Lecuona, Saumell, and Cervantes, who combined Cuban dance rhythms with European art music to create a dazzling Cuban style. Includes music by Juan Piñera, Marco Rizo, Enrique Ubieta, and more.

Tickets: $15, 2 drink minimum, call TeleCharge at 212.239.6200. For information call 212.539.8777.


Saturday, March 6 at 7:30pm
Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, 450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street, The Bronx
Catarsis & Havana Ensemble
Catarsis, the newest in a long tradition of Bembe groups, pushes Cuba's hot, improvisatory a capella vocal music to new heights, plus a Latin Jazz ensemble of Irakere alumni.

Tickets: $25 and $20. Call 718.518.4455


Monday, March 8 at 8pmSold Out!photo credit: Marc Geller
The Main Space at The Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard Street between Broadway and Church Street
Ritmos Electricos
Orlando Ríos y Nueva Generación
Traditional Cuban drumming meets electronics and the avant-garde.

Tickets: $15. Call 212.219.3055


Tuesday, March 9 at 8pm
Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue
Quintet of the Americas
Chamber music for woodwinds by contemporary composers Gramatges, López-Gavilán, D'Rivera, and Bernardo.

Tickets at the door: $15. Call 212.249.8950, ext. 463


Wednesday, March 10 at 8pm
Newman Theater, hosted by The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street
Pre-concert discussion at 7pm
Cuartetos Cubanos
Herencia String Quartet
Music for string quartet by J. Martín, E. Martín, Diez Nieto, López-Marín, and Caturla.

Suggested Admission: $15. Call 212.977.8495.


Thursday, March 11 at 8pmSold Out!
The Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts at Boys Harbor,
1 East 104th Street (at Fifth Ave.) Little Theater, 3rd floor
Crossover: Influences in Cuban Concert Music
A performance/symposium exploring the unique blending of folk, ethnic, and popular idioms that make Cuban concert music.

Free, reservations required. Call 212.977.8495


Friday, March 12 at 8pm
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and 7th Avenue
Pre-concert discussion at 7pm
ACO Chamber Players
Paul Lustig Dunkel & Tania León, conductors; Joan LaBarbara, soprano
An intermingling of contemporary trends featuring music by Juan Piñera, Orlando García, José Loyola, Keyla María Orozco Alemán, and more.

Tickets: $25. Call CarnegieCharge at 212.247.7800


Saturday, March 13 from 10am - 2pm
The Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts at Boys Harbor,
One East 104th Street (entrance on Fifth Avenue at El Museo del Barrio), 3rd Floor
Harold Gramatges & Orlando García
with students of The Harbor Conservatory
A master class, performance, and interactive workshop for children and teenagers.

Free, reservations required. Call 212.427.2244, ext. 557 or 573


Photo by Hazel Hankin.

Saturday, March 13 at 7:30pmSold Out!
Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture
450 Grand Concourse at East 149th Street, The Bronx
Adalberto Alvarez y su Son
& Harbor Conservatory Latin Big Band
Alvarez, the great son composer/musician, and the the Harbor Conservatory Latin Big Band explore the links between Cuba and bebop jazz.

Tickets: $25 and $20. Call 718.518.4455


Saturday, March 13 at 8pm
Russian Mission Residency, Mosholu Avenue at West 255th Street, Riverdale
Bronx Arts Ensemble
with Dave Valentin, flute
Latin jazz meets chamber music by Danilo Aviles and Ernesto Lecuona.

Tickets: $20. Call 718.601.7399


Sunday, March 14 at 3pmDennis Russell Davies
Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at 7th Avenue
Pre-concert discussion at 1:30pm
American Composers Orchestra
Sonidos de las Américas: Cuba
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor, Santiago Rodriguez, piano

HAROLD GRAMATGES: Serenata for String Orchestra
AURELIO DE LA VEGA: Adios
ERNESTO LECUONA: Rapsodia Negra for Piano and Orchestra
LEO BROUWER: Canción de Gesta
JULIAN ORBON: Tres Versiones Sinfonicas

Tickets: $15, $32, $45. Call CarnegieCharge at 212.247.7800


Sunday, March 14 at 9pm
Nuyorican Poets Café, 236 East 3rd Street between Avenues B and C
Oriente Lopez y La Patrulla Click
An Afro-Cuban jazz session wraps up the festival!

Tickets at the door: $15 cash only. Call 212.505.8183


Tickets & Information

For tickets to Carnegie Hall events call CarnegieCharge at 212.247.7800

For other events call the appropriate box office.

For further information call ACO at 212.977.8495

 


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