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    Name: La Catrina String Quartet
    Date: March 19, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM MDT
    Willie Sucre
    Event Description:
    WNMU presents the President's Chamber Music Series: Willy Sucre & Friends featuring La Catrina string quartet. They will perform Hector Villa-Lobos's Quartet No 17 and Beethoven's Viola Quintet in C Major Op. 29 Since its founding in 2007, La Catrina String Quartet (LCSQ) is recognized as the new vanguard for contemporary Latin American string quartet repertoire. Their mission is three-fold: a deep commitment to the cultivation of new works by living U.S. composers and throughout the Americas; the programming of existing Latin American works rarely performed in the U.S. and abroad; bringing fresh interpretations to classical, romantic and twentieth century masterpieces. Hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as "wonderful ambassadors for Latin American music," LCSQ members are from Mexico (Daniel Vega-Albela, Jorge Martínez-Ríos), Venezuela (Simón Gollo) and Chile (Jorge Espinoza). Their rich cultural origins convey an unparalleled stylistic authenticity and artistic vision in their performances, collaborations and recordings. It is this unique balance of core Latin American repertoire with American and European classical traditions that characterizes both the diversity of their concert programs and appeal to multi-cultural audiences. Premier Sponsor: James Edd Hughs/Edward Jones Investments Co-Sponsor: Western Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL)
    Light Hall Theater   1000 West College Avenue in Silver City, New Mexico
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday - March 19, 2019 beginning at 7:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Virginia Cuevas 575-538-6469
    General Admission: $15 Free with Mustang ID (Ticket required)
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