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Music of the Americas: En Casa and Concerts, June 22–26

Americas Society

June 22 - 26, 2020


V. Pérez (Image: Roey Yohai Studios)

Music of the Americas continues its online video series En Casa (At Home), featuring original daily performances with musicians from around the Americas. This week, our Recuerdos (Memories) series is taking a brief pause while we webcast an exciting new concert with Meridionalis on Thursday evening. 

Follow Music of the Americas on InstagramYouTube, Facebook, and Twitter to watch and receive notifications of all the performances. We will also be publishing weekly calendars here on our website, including all the videos, so you can catch up on any performances you might have missed.

Monday, June 22, 10 a.m.
En Casa: Vanessa Pérez
Facebook: @VanessaPerezMusic

Vanessa Pérez is back with a dazzling version of "Mañanita Caraqueña", by Venezuelan composer Evencio Castellanos.

In addition, enjoy her incredible En Casa video from last week!

En Casa: Vanessa Pérez – “Mañanita Caraqueña” (Castellanos)

En Casa: Vanessa Pérez-“A lenda do caboclo” (Villa Lobos)


Tuesday, June 23, 10 a.m.
En Casa: Federico Díaz
Facebook: @federicodiazguitar

Argentine guitarist Federico Díaz, born in Mendoza, is a performing artist, arranger and composer making his debut with our En Casa series!

En Casa: Federico Díaz- “Paisano errante” (Yupanqui)


Wednesday, June 24, 10 a.m.
En Casa: Sofía Tosello and Yuri Juárez
Facebook: @Sofia Tosello @YuriJuarez

The husband and wife team of Sofía Tosello and Yuri Juárez (with a very special guest) sent us this exhilarating version of Chabuca Granda's classic "Gallo Camarón".  

En Casa: Sofía Tosello and Yuri Juárez “Gallo Camarón" (Granda)


Thursday, June 24, 10 a.m.
Recuerdos: Meridionalis Preview

We revisit one of our favorite concerts with Meridionalis as the perfect amuse-bouche for this evening's main course. 

Recuerdos: Meridionalis “Ay, desdichada” (Hidalgo)


Thursday, June 25, 6 p.m.
Live Webcast: "Retumbe el Clarín"
Meridionalis performs The Hispanic Society Music Collection

Facebook: @hispanicsociety Meridionalis

As part of the historic concert series “Transatlantic Baroque: Baroque Spanish Poets and Composers on both sides of the Atlantic”, members of Meridionalis (Americas Society’s early music ensemble) gather virtually with Sebastián Zubieta conducting works from the archives of The Hispanic Society’s Music Collection.

This will be a live webcast. Please go to this webpage to watch the live transmission.


Friday, June 26, 6 p.m.
Online Premiere "A redoblar"
Facebook: @MagosHerrereaOficial @BklynRider @MonicaSalmasoOficial @AdrienHTillmann

Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider are back on our series with a new version of the Uruguayan classic anthem “A redoblar”, in a new arrangement by Sebastián Zubieta, video by French video artist Adrien Tillmann, and Latin Grammy-nominated, Brazilian singer Mônica Salmaso making their virtual debut with us!