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Animals and the Maya in Southeast Mexico E. No prior meditation or musical experience necessary. Born in September in Mexico City, he has studied classical and electric guitar since age 9 and has been actively composing since age Ernesto has been active in finding new approaches to composition, reflected in new music for acoustic and electronic ensembles, electronic improvisations, spatially-dependent pieces, and combinations of all three.
Although artistically focused on musical experimentation and exploration, his approaches have adapted to fit a wide variety of genres and purposes. He has performed in Europe and the Americas and is currently involved in a variety of compositional and performative projects. He currently lives in Berlin, Germany. Experiments in Sound Meditation. Sound Heals All Wounds. March 6, at the Mexican Cultural Institute. Latino, NPR's program about Latin Alternative music and Latino culture, on March 6 at pm at the Mexican Cultural Institute, in a one-hour conversation on a collaboration that has built powerful bridges and amazed both the Mexican and American critics.
This event presents a glimpse of what is to be expected at their concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts on April 7 th. An opportunity to meet Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider, and get to know Dreamers from behind the scenes: the motivations, the challenges, and the reactions on the way. She gets way under the skin of the song, recalling great communicators like Edith Piaf or Billie Holiday. February 28, at the Mexican Cultural Institute. She is also alumna of the famous conservatory for children and youth in the city of Chicago, Merit School of Music, where she graduated with honors.
Currently, Andrea is an artist-in-residence at the Instituto Cervantes of Chicago.
She had the honor to perform with one of the last guitars of the late Paco de Lucia. The National Symphony Orchestra In Your Neighborhood program returns to Columbia Heights, U Street and the Shaw neighborhoods of our nation's capital for a full week of free performances and educational activities aimed at connecting Washington residents of all ages through free community performances, in-school visits and classes. As part of the In Your Neighborhood program, the Mexican Cultural Institute is proud to be hosting musicians from the National Symphony Orchestra in a chamber music concert featuring Mexican composers, in our Music Room on Wednesday, January 9 th at pm.
The event is free and open to the public, no RSVP required. Space is limited, seating is first-come, first-served.
Prelude II. Air III. In Your Neighborhood Full Calendar. December 6 at p.
Alejandro L. Madrid is a music scholar and cultural theorist whose research focuses on the intersection of modernity, tradition, globalization, and ethnic identity in popular and art music, dance, and expressive culture from Mexico, the U.
Momenta: the plural of momentum — four individuals in motion towards a common goal. This is the idea behind the Momenta Quartet, whose eclectic vision encompasses contemporary music of all aesthetic backgrounds alongside great music from the recent and distant past. November 1 at p. The program illustrates four radically different approaches to one of the most established, and renowned pairings in chamber music: the violin and piano duo. American composer Shaun Shepherd b. Shepherd utilizes shared musical material, which is passed back and forth; first as long, slow laments and later in quicksilver bursts.
The differences in timbre and articulation make for a fascinating and colorful interplay of light and shadow.
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The typical strident and sardonic language of Revueltas is not without its melodic vein here, and the Mexican contours of his musical lines is evident. The virtuosism in the violin part shows us the notable level Revueltas had attained as a violinist.
Saul Bitran , first violinist with the award-winning Cuarteto Latinoamericano, was born in Mexico City. Saul Bitran divides his time between Mexico City and Boston. Sally Pinkas , Israeli-born pianist, has been heard as soloist and chamber musician throughout the world. October 4 at p. Following their death, a cycle begins and evolves over the years, as their carcasses descend toward the bottom of the sea, providing both nourishment and housing to hundreds of smaller species for several hundred years.
A "dead" whale, therefore, far outlives a "living" one.
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