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Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra

Proceeds for this concert will be used for a scholarship fund in the arts and for the maintenance of the UCLA Mexican Arts Series.

Friday, June 06, 2008
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL
Los Angeles Music Center
111 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra (Orquesta filarmonica  de la Ciudad de Mexico) performed for the first time on September 15, 1978 and is now one of the most prominent in all of Latin America. The concert will comprise an exquisite repertoire of classic compositions by Mexican composers of the twentieth century including Carlos Chávez, Silvestre Revueltas, José Pablo Moncayo, and Arturo Márquez. Led by Maestro Enrique Diemecke, Mexico’s Philharmonic will premiere UCLA Professor Steven Loza’s América Topical – a piece to be interpreted by Los Angeles Opera mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzmán and accompanied by a narrative and multimedia imagery created by UCLA Professors Jose Luis Valenzuela and Judy Baca. The presentation will feature a Mariachi concerto by Los Camperos de Nati Cano and a narration for América Tropical by actor Edward James Olmos.

 Proceeds for this concert will be used for a scholarship fund in the arts and for the maintenance of the UCLA Mexican Arts Series.

 The collaboration between UCLA and the Mexico City Philharmonic is truly a unique cultural partnership. We hope you will be our guest at this wonderful theatrical performance.

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DilianaPeregrina
(310)825-4571
dperegri@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Architecture and Urban Design, UCLA School of Arts and Architecture, CSRC, UCLAs Arts Initiative, and UC MEXUS.

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