2013 Latino Music Festival Concert

Finally a cultural event in the burbs. :)

The concert program includes:
Arriaga - Overture to Los Esclavos Felices Overture 2222/2000/timp/str
Villa-Lobos - Choro No. 4 three horns and one trombone
Revueltas - Escenas Infantiles
Gustavo Leone - Moving Lights
Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez –[masked]-str

In my humble opnion, the Concierto de Aranjuez alone is worth attending the concert, it's one of my favorites :) I'm not that familiar with the other pieces, but I'm súre it'll be great.

The concert is going to take place in the Performing Arts Center, (Building R).

Under the direction of Maestro Brian Groner and comprised of professional, community and college musicians, the HSO will perform.

2013 marks the eighth annual Latino Music Festival. This festival is a core program of the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) and includes concerts throughout the Chicago area, from August to December. The Festival promotes awareness of intellectually significant music from Latin America and Spain, focusing on bringing the best Hispanic music from the present and the past to Chicago area communities. Concerts feature local talent, including several of Chicago’s most prestigious orchestras, ensembles, soloists and talented young professionals.

See: http://latinomusicfest.org - also for other events of the festival, if interested.
Cost: $7 Harper students, faculty/staff, seniors; $8 Other students; $10 General Admission;
Tickets will be available for purchase on 8/26/13 (I called the Box Office). Tickets can be bought thru the Box Office,[masked], or online: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=21674

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  • Agnes R.

    For the newer members who will be joining us tomorrow: I'm going to be there half an hour before, I'll be wearing a meetup button and my phone number, just in case, is[masked]-9900. Hope to see you tomorrow.

    October 12, 2013

  • Colleen

    Out of town

    October 7, 2013

  • Zinthya

    Hi Agnes long time no see. Extrano Los encuentros pero he tendon mucho trabajo. Me encantaria ir al concerto y poder disfrutar de tan grata compania. Tengo una pregunta, se pueden llegar Ninos al concierto? Espero q si,....alla nos vemos.
    Gracias,

    September 29, 2013

    • Agnes R.

      Hi Zindya, I'm not sure if the kids would be able to sit thru a classical music concert - I guess it depends on the age. I don't think it would be an issue, but you might want to call them to find out. I hope to see you there.

      October 7, 2013

  • Agnes R.

    Tickets are now available for purchase. Online, they are $13.50 total (including the processing fee).

    August 26, 2013

    • Catherine

      Where do we get the tickets from?

      August 26, 2013

    • Agnes R.

      At the Box Office - if you click on the link above (in the main announcement) it should take you to the website (you might need to click on October to take you to the right event). Or you can call them -[masked]

      August 26, 2013

  • David C

    Thanks for posting. This looks really fun!

    1 · August 21, 2013

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