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What:
New York’s Nova Philharmonic presents an innovative program exploring the relationship between old and new with a performance of Joel Mandelbaum’s “The Past is Now.” This is underscored by the classical orchestra meeting a contemporary jazz quartet in a unique arrangement of “A Little Night Music.” Visionary maestro Dong-Hyun Kim conducts the orchestra who will face off against the Paul Joseph Quartet. Keeping with the jazz theme, violinist and composer Gregor Huebner will perform his “Concerto con Violin Latina” as well as his “Ground Zero.”

When:
March 30th, 7:15pm for pre-concert lecture, concert begins at 8pm

Where:
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
152 W. 66th St., New York, NY 10023
(Lincoln Center area)
1 train at 66th St.-Lincoln Center

Program:
Mozart Meets Jazz: Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik plus jazz arrangement by Paul Joseph
Concerto con Violin Latina (Huebner)
Ground Zero (Huebner)
The Past is Now (Mandelbaum)

Tickets:
$20, $10 seniors/students http://www.classictic.com/NVP

Website:
www.novaphilharmonic.org

Contact:
novaphilharmonic@yahoo.com

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Santa Cecilia Orchestra

Celebrates Mexico’s Bicentennial

“Mexico”

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.

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