Ana Cervantes plays Murmuring in Comala at UT Dallas on November 9

Rumor de ParamoPianist Ana Cervantes returns to the University of Texas at Dallas, where on Saturday 9 November she will perform the US premiere of 6 pieces from Rumor de Páramo: pieces of Mexican composers Georgina Derbez and Federico Ibarra; of US composers Anne LeBaron and Charles Griffin (my Murmuring in Comala); and England’s Stephen McNeff. And there Hill be a sneak preview of two pieces from her forthcoming CD Solo Rumores –Volume 2 of the Project, to be released 29 November in Mexico City– works by Mexican composers Arturo Márquez and Juan Fernando Durán .

Cervantes appears in Dallas as part of the 30th anniversary Congress of ALTA (the American Literary Translators Association); her concert will take place after a homage to Margaret Sayers Peden and Gregory Rabassa, distinguished translators from Spanish to English of masterpieces like Pedro Páramo of Juan Rulfo and One Hundred Years of Solitude of Gabriel García Márquez, among many other works.

During her stay at UTD Cervantes will interact with Humanities students through some of her famous “concert-conversations” and teach master classes.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

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