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El Puerto Rico, The Rich Port 2

Date:

June 7th, 2019 (2 days) .

Time:

7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Category:

Music

Location:

El Mercado, 413 Main Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

Contact:

Emily Mann

Website:

https://mifafestival.org/event/el-puerto-rico-the-rich-port-2/

MIFA Victory Theatre presents El Puerto Rico, The Rich Port 2, the second concert in a series celebrating Puerto Rico’s rich cultural heritage through contemporary classical music. The concert features world premieres of three commissions by composers Christian A. Quiñones, Tony Solitro, and Omar Surillo and introduces the music of this year’s composers in residence, Carlos Carrillo, Iván Enrique Rodríguez, and Liliya Ugay.

Under the musical direction of Artistic Director and conductor Tianhui Ng, the Victory Players will feature Giovanni Pérez (Flute), Eric Schultz (Clarinet), Elly Toyoda (Violin), Clare Monfredo (Cello), Nathan Ben-Yehuda (Piano), and Robert Rocheteau (Percussion). The residency runs from May 28 – June 9, 2019 and consists of rehearsals, composer residencies, school workshops and concerts, and 2 public performances.