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Dynamic musicians from Andalusia and Greece bring the vibrant music of their respective homelands to Carnegie Hall. There’s an evening devoted to the flamenco tradition with established stars and rising voices, and the music of Greece’s greatest composer.
March 17, 2018
Andalusian Voices: Carmen Linares, Marina Heredia, and Arcángel
May 12, 2018
Maria Farantouri

Andalusian Voices: Carmen Linares, Marina Heredia, and Arcángel

Tempo of Light

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Saturday, March 17, 2018 | 8 PM


Carmen Linares
Marina Heredia
Miguel Ángel Cortés, Guitar
José Quevedo “Bolita,” Guitar
Paquito González, Percussion
Ana Morales, Dancer
Isidro Muñoz, Music Director
A revered singer, brilliant rising stars, and a magnificent dancer present the fire and passion of flamenco. Carmen Linares, one of the world’s great traditional flamenco singers, is joined by Marina Heredia and Arcángel, who represent the music’s new generation. They are joined by Ana Morales, former principal dancer of Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía, for a virtuoso program that spans flamenco’s gypsy roots to its modern innovations.

Maria Farantouri

A Tribute to Mikis Theodorakis

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 8 PM


Maria Farantouri
Heracles Zakkas, Bouzouki and Mandolin
Achilles Wastor, Piano
Miltos Logiadis, Conductor
Additional artists to be announced
Maria Farantouri has been associated with legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis and his music for more than 40 years. Accompanied by a chamber ensemble, she sings some of his best-loved songs, as well as selections by other Greek composers and musical arrangements of 20th-century poetry.