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En Casa & Recuerdos

New online series from 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.

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Since 1965, the Music of the Americas Concert Series has presented musical luminaries such as Antonio Meneses, Mercedes Sosa, Hermeto Pascoal, Continuum Ensemble, Larry Harlow, Inti-Illimani, Cuarteto Latinoamericano, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, and many others.

All MetLife Foundation Music of the Americas concerts take place at Americas Society’s headquarters and partnering organizations across New York City. By presenting diverse artists in an intimate and acoustically superb venue, the concert series brings together an ever-expanding urban audience with consistently high-caliber musicians from across the hemisphere, showcasing oft-underrepresented music and rendering it immediate and accessible. The events are open to the public and Americas Society members enjoy FREE admission. Click here to become a member today!


Music of the Americas: En Casa and Recuerdos, October 27–30

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - Friday, October 30, 2020

Our virtual series continue with new performances by Michelle Wong and Lai Bo Ling, Ezequiel Spucches, Eunice Padilla, and the Renato Borghetti Quartet. ... Read More

Kopernikus Online

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 5:00pm |

Video by Sergio Policicchio. Performed by Meridionalis and the International Contemporary Ensemble, conducted by Sebastian Zubieta. ... Read More

Yamandu Costa: Solo

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 3:00pm |

Virtuosic with music from southern Brazil on the 7-string guitar.  ... Read More

Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón: Casas de Ôpera

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 7:00pm |

Virtual opera concert with young artists from the famed Argentine opera house.  ... Read More

counter)induction: nueva música

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 7:00pm |

counter)induction returns to Music of the Americas with music by Latin American female composers. ... Read More

Music Department articles offering insight into the performances showcased by the Americas Society. Learn more about music from South and Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Canada.