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West Side Story and Huapango Produce by Aperio, Music of the Americas
June 11 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Aperio, Music of the Americas presents a program of Latin American orchestral showstoppers, featuring Lecuona’s virtuosic ‘Rapsodia Cubana’, ‘Huapango’ by Jose Pablo Moncayo, Leonard Bernstein’s ‘Symphonic Dances from West Side Story’, William Grant Still’s “Danzas de Panama”, and a world premiere by American composer Drew Zaremba.
This program will have you dancing at your seat!
Soloists include internationally acclaimed jazz clarinetist Ernesto Vega, and Aperio’s artistic director, Michael Zuraw on piano. Marlon Chen conducts.
Aperio, Music of the Americas is a Houston-based ensemble dedicated to presenting unique chamber music in performances that showcase contemporary composers from the Americas. Through an interactive performance format, the ensemble’s programming examines the art music of South and North America, focusing particularly on musical contributions drawn from many indigenous and foreign cultures.