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Recital: Brazilian pianist Clélia Iruzun

June 07, 2017

Brazilian concert pianist Clélia Iruzun has her Americas Society debut with music from the Americas and Europe, including solo works by Villa-Lobos, Lecuona, Chopin, Mignon, and Gottschalk.  ... Read More

Pablo Ortiz: Maizal del Gregoriano

June 01, 2017

Argentine composer Pablo Ortiz, on faculty at University of California, Davis, last collaborated with Music of the Americas on this U.S. premiere of his chamber opera Gallos y huesos. Meridionalis performs several of his recent choral works, led by Sebastián Zubieta. ... Read More

Yarn/Wire: New Music from Colombia

May 26, 2017

Two-piano, two-percussion quartet Yarn/Wire has their Americas Society debut in a program focusing on living composers from Colombia, including Ricardo Gallo (New York) and Carolina Noguera (London). ... Read More

Maithuna: Mario Lavista & Octavio Paz

May 22, 2017

In collaboration with the Centro de Experimentación del Teatro Colón, Music of the Americas presents the U.S. premiere of a new work by Mexican composer Mario Lavista, entitled "Maithuna," after the eponymous poem of late great Mexican poet Octavio Paz. ... Read More

Film: Redes

May 04, 2017

A singular coming together of talents, Redes, commissioned by a progressive Mexican government, was cowritten and gorgeously shot by the legendary photographer Paul Strand, with a recently recorded score by iconic Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas. ... Read More

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