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An Ode to Poetry: A Tribute to Pablo Neruda and the World that Inspired Him

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 7:00pm

7:00 pm, Saturday, June 7, 2014, at The Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street, NW, Washington, DC  20005
Guest Artist:  Duo Alturas

Winter Celebration: Holiday Songs and Parrandas

Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 7:00pm

7:00 pm, Saturday, December 7, 2013, at Bethesda United Methodist Church

8300 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD  20814

Guest Artist:  Strathmore Children’s Chorus,

under the direction of Christopher G. Guerra

Welcome the holiday season with Cantigas’s most popular concert of the year.  Enjoy a festive array of holiday songs from Latin America, Spain, and the US. Be sure to get your tickets early!

Rhythm & Song: A Latin American Musical Journey

Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 1:00pm

Join us to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this FREE interactive concert featuring traditional music performed by Cantigas, accompanied by JB Sotomayor and Friends, a Puerto Rican percussion ensemble.  Come early at 11am for a fun workshop by JB Sotomayor and Friends, and learn how to dance the Puerto Rican bomba and plena. 

7995 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
11 am: Introductory Afro-Puerto Rican dance workshop
Guest Artist:  JB Sotomayor and Friends

Soulful Journeys: Puerto Rican Choral Music

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 7:30pm

In a grand season finale, Cantigas presents a celebration of contemporary Puerto Rican composers, in collaboration with Cuarteto Rústico, string quartet comprised of local artists with Latin American roots. The concert will feature El Tren, a commissioned premiere by composer Jorge A. Figueroa for choir and string quartet, and Lamento Negro by Sonia Morales Matos.

Gypsy Romance: Songs, Poetry & Castanets of Spain

Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 7:30pm

A unique concert capturing the enduring passion of Spain through song, poetry, and its signature percussion instrument—the castanets. Repertoire will include the masterful Romancero Gitano by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, for classical guitar, choir, and voice soloists.

With Magdalena Duhagon, classical guitarist.

7:30 pm, Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the Bethesda United Methodist Church
8300 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD  20814
 

Feliz Navidad: A Festive Christmas Serenade

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 7:00pm

 

Celebrate the holiday season with Cantigas’s most popular concert of the year. Enjoy a festive array of holiday songs from Latin America, Spain, and the US.  Be sure to get your tickets early!

7:00 pm, Saturday, December 15, 2012, at the Cultural Arts Center at Silver Spring
7995 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Guest Artist:  Maryland State Boychoir

CANTO Y POESIA: From Dusk to Dawn

Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 5:00pm

With visual interpretations designed by Jamie Lee Godfrey. "Between terror and tenderness, at an early hour, man works, painting a cure for tomorrow."  This verse by Cuban composer Silvio Rodriguez, dedicated to Ecuadorian painter Oswaldo Guayasamin, inspires our unique concert of a capella songs and poetry set to music. Come celebrate the power of hope and inspiration!  Cantos y poesias que evocan el poder de la esperanza y la inspiracion.

Tickets will be available online until Friday, March 30 at 5:00 pm, but you will have an opportunity to buy tickets at the door on the day of the concert.

ANTOLOGIA: Five Centuries of Latin American Harmonies

Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 7:30pm

Pre-concert lecture at 7pm. Savor the premiere of our rare collection of exquisite harmonies that reflect the diversity and history of Latin America: Music from sacred colonial songs, to the secular sounds that emerged from independence and national pride, to contemporary works inspired by folklore and cross-cultural infusion. Based on Artistic Director Diana Saez’s doctoral research. Un viaje musical a través de cinco siglos de historia Latino Americana. 

¡FELIZ NAVIDAD!: Holiday Songs & Parrandas

Sunday, December 4, 2011 - 5:00pm

With the Washington Girls Chorus. Delight in an eclectic mix of Latin American holiday songs.  Share in a spirited, traditional bilingual sing-along and our festive parrandas to usher in the joyous season.  Our most popular performance; be sure to purchase your tickets early! Alegres parrandas y villancicos que celebran las fiestas navideñas.

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