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FRI 4 MAR at 11AM: FESTIVAL OF LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC 1

Friday, March 4, 2022 11:00am

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FRI 4 MAR at 11AM • Kentucky Center •The color, passion, and rhythmic energy of Latin music explodes with these brilliant works. New works and a First Edition commission celebrate the trailblazing spirit of the LO. We welcome the salsa band, People of the Earth.

Heitor VILLA-LOBOS: Alvorada na floresta tropical  (“Dawn in a Tropical Forest”)
Dafnis PRIETO:  Tentación (“Temptation”) — Concerto for People of Earth and String Orchestra (world premiere, LO co-commission)
Angélica NEGRÓN:  Fractal Isles (world premiere, LO commission)
Leonard BERNSTEIN:  Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
CONCERT TALK at 10AM — Hosted by Daniel Gilliam from 90.5 WUOL, we present a free, pre-concert discussion about the upcoming performance featuring composer Dafnis Prieto. Come early for coffee and a 30-minute conversation in Whitney Hall.

TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor
PEOPLE OF EARTH


SERIES SPONSORED BY BAIRD
COMMISSIONS SPONSORED BY RABBIT HOLE DISTILLERY

CONCERT SPONSORED BY MCGRIFF and by HEAVEN HILL DISTILLERY

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Kentucky Center
501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States

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