Performance Wednesday, December 12, 2012 | 6:30 PM

Neighborhood Concert: Members of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela

The DiMenna Center
The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela comprises 200 musicians, ages 16–30, who hail from El Sistema, Venezuela’s hugely successful social-action education program that brings music performance instruction to the country’s largely poor, underserved children. This energetic group of young Venezuelans was a hit when it made its New York premiere at Carnegie Hall in 2007. Experience this electric verve as members of this amazing orchestra perform as a chamber ensemble on Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert Series.


  • Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela:
    Libertadores String Quartet
    ·· Eddie Cordero, Violin
    ·· Ollantay Velasquez, Violin
    ·· Otto Rodriguez, Viola
    ·· Juan Pablo Méndez, Cello


  • MOZART String Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 458, "Hunt"
  • BORODIN ALEXANDER BORODIN Serenata Alla Spagnola
  • CHICK COREA Señor Mouse

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 West 37th Street | Manhattan

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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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