La Bruja de Texcoco at Americas Society

La Bruja de Texcoco. (Image: Roey Yohai Studios)

Music of the Americas: La Bruja de Texcoco and Paquito D'Rivera Live in New York

Music of the Americas closes the 2022–2023 season with two live concerts in New York.

On Monday, La Bruja de Texcoco makes her Music of the Americas debut and, on Friday, Paquito D'Rivera returns to our stage to close the season. Catch up on En Casa, which will be back in September. 

Music of the Americas: La Bruja de Texcoco

Monday, July 10, 7 pm

From Mexico City, La Bruja de Texcoco is in love with trans-femininity and Mexican traditions. In her Music of the Americas debut live in New York, La Bruja will be joined by longtime collaborators José Carlos de la Rosa, Monica Chico, Fernando Rodríguez, and José Luis Tolentino.

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Music of the Americas: Paquito D'Rivera

Friday, July 14, 7 pm

We close the 2022–2023 season with the legendary Cuban musician. He is back on our stage in New York with a stellar group featuring eight clarinets in "The Magical World of the Clarinet," a collection of his own music and arrangements that celebrate the instrument in all its shapes and stylistic flexibility. 

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The MetLife Foundation Music of the Americas concert series is made possible by the generous support of Presenting Sponsor MetLife Foundation.

The Spring 2023 Music program is also supported, in part, by the Howard Gilman Foundation, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and by The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation.

New York Council on the Arts             Howard Gilman Foundation


Additional support comes from the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, The Amphion Foundation, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, New Music USA’s Organizational Development Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Association of Performing Arts Professionals’ ArtsForward program, made possible through support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and The Augustine Foundation.