New dates to be announced.
Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor / Mariachi Champaña Nevín, four additional vocalists
Enrico Chapela Barba’s brand new work melds the exuberant vitality of the Golden Age of Mexican Mariachi music with the polished precision of a classical symphony orchestra. Written in memory of the innovative Bracero Immigration Program from 1942-1964, this world premiere is an exhilarating union of two vibrant musical traditions. Ottorino Respighi’s glittering tone poems, The Pines of Rome and The Fountains of Rome, cap the season finale with a cascade of sensual splendor