CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Performance Monday, November 19, 2012 | 7 PM

Neighborhood Concert: Celso Duarte

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture at Hostos Community College
You’ve probably heard nothing quite like Mexican-Paraguayan harp virtuoso Celso Duarte. He and his powerhouse ensemble weave together a gamut of music styles—from traditional Latin folk and improvisational jazz to Spanish Baroque and African music—to create an inconceivably fresh new sound. These extraordinary singers, percussionists, and string players come from classical, improvisational, and folk backgrounds; the fusion of colorful sounds, wide-ranging styles, and traditional instruments brings an unbeatable energy to the stage.

Usted probablemente no ha escuchado nada igual al virtuoso del arpa, el mexico-paraguayo Celso Duarte. Él y su potente conjunto tejen una gama de estilos musicales—desde el folclor tradicional y el jazz de improvisación latina al español barroco y la música africana—para crear un nuevo sonido increíblemente fresco. Estos extraordinarios cantantes, percusionistas, y ejecutantes de instrumentos de cuerdas tienen un entrenamiento de clásico, improvisación, y música popular. Ellos crean una fusión de sonidos coloridos, estilos de amplio alcance, y de instrumentos tradicionales que genera una energía inigualable en el escenario.

Você provavelmente já ouviu nada como a harpa mexicana paraguaia do virtuoso Celso Duarte. Ele e seu potente conjunto tecem uma variedade de estilos de música—de música tradicional folclórica latina e tradicional improvisado para o Barroco Espanhol e música africana para criar um som inconcebivelmente novo e fresco. Estes cantores extraordinários, percussionistas e instrumentistas de cordas vêm de música clássica, improvisada, e fusões populares, fusão de sons coloridos, estilos e instrumentos tradicionais trazem uma energia inigualável para o palco.

Performers

  • Celso Duarte
    ·· Celso Duarte, Harp, Jarana, Violin, Requinto Jarocho, Charango, and Vocals
    ·· Violeta Ortega, Jarana, Quijada, Zapateado, and Vocals
    ·· Juan José Duarte, Jarana, Quijada, Flute, and Vocals
    ·· Luis Gómez, Percussion
    ·· Luis Huerta, Drums
    ·· Arturo Báez, Bass

Program

    CELSO DUARTE Cascabel
    CELSO DUARTE Siquisirí
    CELSO DUARTE Candela
    CELSO DUARTE Zapateado
    CELSO DUARTE Petenera
    CELSO DUARTE Charangueando
    CELSO DUARTE Cascada
    CELSO DUARTE Debajo de la Carreta
    CELSO DUARTE Coco
    CELSO DUARTE Iguana
    CELSO DUARTE La Bruja
    CELSO DUARTE Samba-Bamba

    Encore:
    CELSO DUARTE Lluvia de San Juan
    CELSO DUARTE Pájaro Campana

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture
Hostos Community College | Repertory Theater

450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street) | Bronx
RSVP: 718-518-4455


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Carnegie Hall presents free concerts in neighborhoods throughout New York City in partnership with local organizations.

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Presented by Carnegie Hall in partnership with Celebrate México Now.
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Lead funding for Voices from Latin America is provided by grants from the Ford Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Sponsored, in part, by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Mercantil Servicios Financieros.

Public support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Consulate General of Brazil in New York.

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