May 15, 2021 - June 16, 2021
In anticipation of this summer's Frida Kahlo: Timeless exhibition at the Cleve Carney Museum of Art and the McAninch Arts Center, New Philharmonic presents “A Salute to Frida” celebrating the rhythms and heart of Hispanic culture. Under the baton of Maestro Kirk Muspratt, the orchestra will perform “Estrellita” by Manuel Ponce, creator of the modern Mexican song; “No Sé Tú” by Latin Grammy and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winner Armando Manzanero; “La Virgen de la Macarena” by Mexican trumpet virtuoso Mendez; the iconic “Mexican Hat Dance” by Jesus Gonzalez Rubio; “Danzon No. 2” by Arturo Márquez and more. Guest tenor for the concert is Jesse Donner.
The event premieres at 7:30 p.m. May 15 and is available on demand through June 15.