BinelliFermanDuo910Argentinean bandoneonist/composer Daniel Binelli and Uruguayan-American pianist Polly Ferman will be in concert on Saturday, August 23 at 8:00 PM with the Puerto Rico Symphony, Maximiano Valdes, Director, in the Sala Sinfónica Pablo Casals, Piso 2 Parada 22, Ave. Ponce de León in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

This will be the inaugural concert of Festival Interamericano de las Artes. Repertoire will include the World Premiere of the FIA commissioned Contrabando by Daniel Binelli, Robert Sierra’s Symphony No. 3 and Laurence Roman’s Flute Concertino, with soloist Jonathan Figueroa.  More info at

Tickets are $20 and $10. For more information, call 787-792-5000 or visit

Daniel Binelli is an internationally renowned master of the bandoneon, acclaimed as the foremost exponent and torchbearer of the music of Astor Piazzolla. As a composer, many international orchestras, ensembles, Tango companies and soloists have commissioned and/or performed his works, including the Zurich Symphony, Edmonton Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Colorado Music Festival, Montevideo Philharmonic, Colombia Symphony, and Buglisi/Foreman Dance Company as well as Osvaldo Pugliese Orquesta Tipica (Argentina) and Tango 7 (Switzerland). Visit his website and the Binelli-Ferman Duo webpage at

Polly Ferman has been called “musical ambassador of the Americas” by the Japan Times. One of the leading interpreters of the music of the Americas, her extensive tours as a soloist have included performances with the Symphonies of San Francisco, Colorado, Vancouver, and Indianapolis, as well as orchestras in Japan, Ukraine, Philippines, Brazil, in addition to recitals in New York, Tokyo, Washington D.C., London, Munich and Buenos Aires. She has performed in Cuba with the all-female chamber orchestra Camerata Romeu and is the Creator and Music Director of GlamourTango – Her recordings are available on 4Tay, Music Masters, Musical Heritage Society, PAMAR, EPSA Music and Sondor. She is a Steinway Artist and Founder/CEO of Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR) and New York City’s Latin American Cultural Week – Visit her at

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