CANTAMOS showcases the diversity of classical music by bringing the fascinating and spirited music of Latin America and Europe to Upper Manhattan and exploring the rich cultural heritage of Washington Heights. Vocalists and instrumentalists come together to perform zarzuela selections from El barbero de Sevilla and Las Hijas del Zebedeo, songs from Argentina, El Salvador, and Puerto Rico, favorite boleros such as “Por Amor” and “Besame Mucho”, baroque opera with the Dorian Baroque Orchestra, and more.
Some distances are small, some are big; some distances are measured by miles, and some by hopes and fears. Presented by the United Palace of Cultural Arts as part of their Lobby Series and as part of the Uptown Arts Stroll organized by the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance.
A concert celebrating the stories of women, featuring music and text by women. From medieval mystics and saints, to women whose husbands get most of the glory, to contemporary powerhouses, this special program gives voice to women and their lives and experiences.
17th-century funeral music by Heinrich Schütz and Johann Hermann Schein featuring Schütz’s “Musikalische Exequien,” together with Luther’s hymn on the Nunc Dimittis, “Mit Fried und Freud.” Performed by ARTEK and the Immanuel Choir with original instruments.