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Events on Sunday, June 6, 2021

Sunday, June 6, 2021

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Ponce Project - Ponce Mexican Piano Music

The fourth concert of THE PONCE PROJECT Spring Virtual Season presents a selection of some of the most beautiful piano compositions by Manuel M. Ponce.

Although better known worldwide as a composer for classical guitar, Ponce's total output for the piano surpasses 200 compositions that include virtually all forms and genres: Preludes, Fugues, Sonatas, Variations, Etudes, Nocturnes, Intermezzi, Minuets, Dances, Mazurkas, Rhapsodies, Marches, etc.

Mexican-born pianist Oscar Vázquez performs a carefully curated selection of Ponce's compositions that include the famous habanera for the left-hand alone: Malgrè Tout .Read more

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Ponce Project - Ponce Cello Sonata

The third concert of THE PONCE PROJECT Spring Virtual Season presents one of the seminal compositions for the cello and piano repertoire of the twentieth century. The Sonata for violoncello and piano, composed in México City in 1922, was premiered in October of the same year by Ponce himself at the piano along with Oscar Nicastro playing the cello.

Astrid Morales (piano) and Wesley Skinner (cello) deliver a top-notch performance of one of the finest and most demanding sonatas in the repertoire.Read more

Livestream: Sunday, June 6 at 7:00 PM

Kinetic - Quiet Art

An all-American, dance-inspired performance for Kinetic's season closer

Kinetic closes its unprecedented season with an all-American, dance-inspired program exploring the importance of dance in our communities, whether it is through religious rituals, a celebration of shared culture and identity, or collective grief and mourning. The role of community has never been more essential in our lives, as we recover from a dark and isolating year of this pandemic.Read more