A spectacular symphonic chorale concert of Cuban and Spanish music in celebration of International Women’s Day, featuring the New York City debut of the all-women’s chorus Voces Blancas del Nalón, winner of several international competitions, including the 2012 First Prize Cum Laude at the prestigious European Festival Musik de Neerpel, in Belgium, and recognized worldwide for its vocal quality and impeccable performances, under the artistic direction of Oscar Allen; Spain’s award-winning Orquesta de Cámara de Siero, known for its superb musical eclecticism, conducted by Maestro Manuel Paz, 2009 Latin Grammy nominee, whose flashmob performances in Greece last summer are now the stuff of legend; the mesmerizing sax, clarinet and flute soloist Andreas Prittwitz, who has shared the stage with stars spanning the musical gamut, from Víctor Manuel and Ana Belén to Plácido Domingo; and guest soprano Vanessa del Riego, hailed by critics as one of the most charismatic performers on the opera scene today. The program will include Cuban and Spanish composers from the classical and contemporary repertoire.
GENERAL ADMISSION: $40
CCCNY and Museo del Barrio members: $25
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This exclusive one-night-only production is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
And is presented in co-sponsorship with:
Instituto Nacional de las Artes Escénicas y la Música de España,
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte del Gobierno de España,
Consejería de Cultura del Principado de Asturias,
Ayuntamiento de Siero, and Iberia
In collaboration with:
The Consulate of Spain in New York, and the Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations
With the promotional support of:
El Museo del Barrio, HavanaNewYork, and Diario de Cuba