Quintet of the Americas performs Three Miniatures for Wind Quintet November 16 & 17 in New York

The Quintet of the Americas will perform my Three Miniatures for Wind Quintet, which was inspired by the poetry of Juan Ramon Jiménez on Monday, November 16, 2009 at 1:00PM at Community Mediation Services in Jamaica, Queens, and Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 11:00AM at the Salvation Army Center of Queens in Jackson Heights, as part of the 3rd annual Latin American Culture Week, a yearly city-wide event celebrating Latin American culture in venues throughout New York City.

The quintet will be joined by singer Chris Vasquez on a program that includes Souvenir de Puerto Rico by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Danzón from the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein, Aires Tropicales by Paquito D’Rivera, Volver by Carlos Gardel with lyrics by Alfredo LePera, Naranjo en flor by Virgilio Exposito with lyrics by Homero Exposito, Marsias by Mario Lavista, works from the quintet’s CD Dancing in Colombia, and several Argentinian tangos.

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