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Minnesota Orchestra: Celebrating the Americas
August 1 @ 7:30 pm$12 – $80
Featuring Argentine tango, Afro-Brazilian capoeira, Mexican huapango and contemporary works influenced by the spirit of salsa, bossa nova and rumba, Música Juntos (Music Together) is a jubilant festival that celebrates the musical gifts of Latin America, from past to present.
From gorgeously costumed and choreographed Folklórico dances to Gershwin’s iconic American in Paris, this concert is a kaleidoscope of sound and movement that unites cultures through the power of music. Plus, a joyful piece by Mexican composer Arturo Márquez (b. 1950) will have you dancing in the aisles.
- Minnesota Orchestra
- Akiko Fujimoto, conductor
- Gabriel Campos Zamora, clarinet
- Los Alegres Bailadores, Folklórico dance ensemble
Conga (Xylofono), from Tres Versiones Sinfónicas
Estrellita (Little Star)
MÀRQUEZ (b. 1950)
Conga del Fuego Nuevo (Conga of New Fire)
Oblivion, from Henry IV
An American in Paris