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.
Commissioned by Americas Society, k'uKu is a composition for string quintet, percussion, voice, electronics, and video.
Featured in Music of the Americas' Magos Herrera week in September.
A traditional enredo merengue with a virtual twist.
The MetLife Foundation Music of the Americas concert series is made possible by the generous support of Presenting Sponsor MetLife Foundation.
The Fall 2020 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.
Additional support is provided by the Consulate General of Brazil in New York, The Amphion Foundation, Inc., The Augustine Foundation, and The Aaron Copland Fund for Music.