Music of the Americas

Music of the Americas seeks to further Americas Society’s mission by engaging artists and concertgoers alike in meaningful dialogue through a shared love of excellent music.


The series aims to present artists that are both superb musicians in their own right and cultural ambassadors of myriad social and musical traditions, creating a vibrant space and a unique opportunity to hear distinctive and significant music.

Music Videos
En Casa: The Series

Watch hundreds of original performances recorded from musicians' homes across the Americas during quarantine and beyond.

Music Notes
Music of the Americas: Canciones

This week focuses on songs with and without words, with three En Casa videos and the release of a major production from Paraguay by Berta Rojas.

Music of the Americas: Cuba and Yarn/Wire

This weeks features experimental music from a recent live concert, plus videos by Francesca Khalifa and Momenta Quartet featuring Cuban classical music from the 1930s.

Past Events

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

The Fall 2021 Music program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by the Howard Gilman Foundation.

Additional support comes from The Amphion Foundation, Inc., the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, and The Augustine Foundation.