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Jumpstart the New Year with Music of the Americas

Thursday, December 1, 2016  |  Martha Cargo

Music of the Americas opens 2017 with folkloric music from Argentina fused with música popular brasileira, violin music from the Americas, Haitian virtuoso vocals, Cuban colonial music, a tribute to an Argentine songwriting legend, and a Cordóba-based festival bringing classical music to the local community.

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Meridionalis: Luna sin mancha, Sol sin ocaso

December 08, 2016

Meridionalis presents "Luna sin mancha, Sol sin ocaso," music from the Olmeda Collection at The Hispanic Society Museum & Library, a program dedicated to polychoral music by composers including Tomás Luis de Victoria, Juan de Madrid, Mateo Romero, and Manuel de Egüés. ... Read More

Video: Hear Latin American Opera's New Voices

October 24, 2016

These winners of the Alejandro Cordero contest from the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón will perform at the Americas Society in New York....

Tribute to Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America

March 02, 2017

Mexican jazz singer Magos Herrera, one of the 2016–2017 curators at Brooklyn's National Sawdust, assembles an all-star cast of musicians, including Venezuelan pianist Edward Simon’s trio alongside Argentine musician Pedro Aznar, in tribute to Argentine singer-songwriter Mercedes Sosa. ... Read More

New Docta: Language of Discovery

March 07, 2017

The New Docta Festival was cofounded in 2013 by Argentine musicians Solange and Sami Merdinian with French cellist Yves Dharamraj to bring classical music to their hometown of Córdoba. This performance spotlights their work in Argentina, featuring all three cofounders, along with pianist Philip Edward Fisher. ... Read More

Armonía Concertada

April 20, 2017

The duo of Argentine lutenist/vihuelist Ariel Abramovich and soprano María Cristina Kiehr present "De un libro de música de vihuela, intitulado Imaginario," which focuses on luminaries from the Renaissance, including Juan Vásquez, Adrian Willaert, Jacques Arcadelt, and Mateo Flecha. ... Read More

Emeline Michel: Valentine

February 13, 2017

Just in time for Valentine's Day, reigning “Queen of Haitian Song” Emeline Michel—a captivating performer, versatile vocalist, and one of the premier Haitian songwriters of her generation—has her Americas Society debut. ... Read More

Ars Longa: New York Debut

February 26, 2017

Cuban early music group Conjunto de Música Antigua Ars Longa de La Habana performs their New York debut with a program that draws on their 2013 CD “Gulumbá gulumbé. Resonancias de África en el Nuevo Mundo,” which highlights the African presence in Baroque music from the New World.  ... Read More

Emmanuele Baldini & Roberto Turrin: Americas

February 03, 2017

Brazilian-Italian violinist Emmanuele Baldini, who for over a decade has been concertmaster of the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, joins forces with pianist Roberto Turrin in "Americas." ... Read More

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