Sat, May 2, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor
Mariachi Champaña Nevín, four additional vocalists
ARTURO MÁRQUEZ: Danzón No. 2
ENRICO CHAPELA BARBA: (SRS-Commissioned work for Mariachi and Orchestra – World Premiere)
RESPIGHI: The Fountains of Rome
RESPIGHI: The Pines of Rome
Enrico Chapela Barba’s brand new commissioned 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 as a celebration of our shared humanity. Ottorino Respighi’s glittering tone poems, The Pines of Rome and The Fountains of Rome, cap our season finale with a cascade of sensual splendor in vignettes of the Eternal City.
“Headed by trumpeter Jeff Nevin, the exuberantly accomplished group of instrumentalists and singers [in Mariachi Champaña Nevín] brimmed with spirit and skill.” – San Diego Union-Tribune
Inspire a young person: 1 free youth ticket / pd adult ticket (call 546-8742).
3:00 PM Sunday, May 3, 7:30 PM Monday, May 4
Additional price information: Prices range from $24-$87 on Sat/Mon and $25-$87 on Sun.
There is also a working Discovery Rehearsal at 2PM on Saturday for $20.
Green Music Center, Weill Hall, Sonoma State University
1801 East Cotati Avenue