Celebrates Mexico’s Bicentennial
Sunday, April 25, 2010, 4:00pm
2010 is the 200th anniversary of Mexico’s Independence and the 100th anniversary of its Revolution. Santa Cecilia Orchestra, an orchestra with a special mission to serve the Latino community, will celebrate these two momentous events with a concert featuring works from Mexico’s greatest composers. A befitting celebration for this significant year since the largest concentration of Mexicans in the United States is found in Los Angeles.
Mexican -American music director and conductor, Sonia Marie De Léon de Vega leads the Orchestra in works including Márquez’s Danzón No. 2 and Danzón No. 4, Chávez’s Chapultepec and Symphony No. 2, Sinfonia India. Blas Galindo’s Sones de Mariachi and Jose Pablo Moncayo’s Huapango are also on the program.
Tickets cost from $26, 20, (adults) & $7 for youth ages 17 and under.
Occidental College is located at 1600 Campus Rd., Eagle Rock. Call (323) 259-3011 or visit scorchestra.org.