South Bend Symphony Orchestra Announces SINFONÍA DE FESTEJOS
The South Bend Symphony Orchestra joins forces with Our Lady of Hungary Church on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 to applaud and celebrate the rich heritage of Hispanic composers and the cultural significance of their works with a performance titled “Sinfonía de Festejos – Compositores Hispanos”.
The public is invited to join the Symphony Orchestra String Quintet, Symphony Orchestra Board Member Dr. Marvin Curtis and the Church of Our Lady of Hungary Choir for an evening of music and celebration.
The concert begins at 7 p.m. on Tuesday May 17 at the Church of Our Lady of Hungary and is free and open to the public.
This concert continues the effort and vision of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee led by Dr. Curtis and the Symphony Orchestra’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Dr Curtis adds: “This concert follows the format of our popular ‘Celebration for a King’ performances held earlier this year. This night is also an opportunity to provide local church choirs with l “opportunity to partner with the South Bend Symphony. We hope this concert will bring all of the South Bend communities together to experience and learn from each other.”
Symphony Executive Director Justus Zimmerman adds, “The Symphony is deeply committed to being the symphony for our entire community, and that includes the burgeoning Latino and Hispanic community. We are grateful to our partners at Our Lady of Hungary Church for sharing our vision of how music can connect communities, and we are thrilled to mark this as the start of our relationship.”
This concert will feature works by some of the greatest Hispanic composers and musicians such as Juventino Rosas, Cielito Lindo, etc.
The concert is free and open to the public; however, registration is required to manage space requirements. Please reserve your spot with the registration links provided. The concerts will last 75 minutes and will not include an intermission. Donations will be accepted.
Tuesday 17 May 2022, at 7 p.m.
Church of Our Lady of Hungary
829 West Calvert Street, South Bend, IN 46613
Register on EventBrite (www.eventbrite.com/e/322578429767)
or on Symphony’s website or Facebook page
SEE the 2021-22 season calendar, visit www.southbendsymphony.org.
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