Mexico at 200: Living Legends

Alondra de la Parra Examines the Older Generation of Iconic Living Mexican Composers

Thursday, May 27, 2010

As part of Mexico at 200, Q2's exploration of the past two centuries of Mexican symphonic music, Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas conductor and New York native Alondra de la Parra examines the birth of contemporary Mexican music by presenting those living composers who have already sewn their distinctive styles into the fabric of Mexican culture.

Mexico at 200: Living Legends is the third show of Mexico at 200 and shares music by the older generation of living composers, teachers, and musical luminaries: Blas Galindo, Mario Lavista, and Federico Ibarra.

Hear Mexico at 200 every day at 7 a.m. and p.m., starting Tuesday, May 25, and continuing through Friday, May 28. Mexico at 200 celebrates the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence.

Mexico at 200 is curated and hosted by Alondra de la Parra, with research assistance from Joshua Feltman. The producer is Alex Ambrose, and the executive producer is Limor Tomer.

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