FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nick Dobreff, Manager of Publicity and Community Relations, Colorado Symphony
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LATIN BEATS: SONIDOS DE LAS AMERICAS CONCERT WITH THE COLORADO SYMPHONY BRINGS YOU A UNIQUE HARMONIOUS EXPERIENCE SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2018
DENVER – August 28, 2018 – The Mexican Cultural Center and the Colorado Symphony are thrilled to present the second annual “Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Americas” in partnership with Telemundo Denver, a unique, free community concert celebrating Latin culture’s influence of sound in the Americas, on Thursday, September 20, 7:00 p.m., at Boettcher Concert Hall.
This year’s concert will showcase fusion of traditional, classical, and contemporary music augmented by the Colorado Symphony’s soaring orchestrations with guest artists: Gaby Moreno, iZCALLi, Mariachi Sol de Mi Tierra, and Extasis with Natural Tango. “Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Americas” is a free community concert celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and cultural sounds of Latin music in a festive atmosphere.
This concert will surprise you, this concert will move you, and this concert will have you experience a night of joy and rich entertainment that goes beyond culture and language. The Symphonic music combined with alegre sounds in an upbeat style of Indie rhythms of the nontraditional contemporary blend of music that will bring you to your feet. It will include music from local and international talent from different rhythms and backgrounds.
This will be an evening that will make your heart beat celebrating the music, traditions, culture and languages of the Americas.
The free tickets for “Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Americas” concert will be available on Thursday, September 6th at the Box Office in Boettcher Concert Hall, located at 1000 14th Street, in the Denver Performing Arts Complex in downtown Denver. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am – 6 pm, and Saturday, noon – 6 pm. Tickets are complimentary. Tickets are required for admission to the concert, though tickets do not guarantee admission. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Mexican Cultural Center would like to thank the following sponsors for making this event possible: Telemundo Denver, Channel 4, Noble Energy, Bonfils Stanton Foundation, US Bank, Denver Arts and Venues, Imagine 2020, Denver Health, IM TOUR, Art Works, National Endowment for the Arts, KeyBank, Fairfield and Woods, Southwest, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Tequila Herradura, Denver Art Museum, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver Human Rights and Community Partnerships, SCFD, Colorado Creative Industries, Partner Colorado Credit Union, Heritage Title Company, Garritz, Realty One Group, Santiago’s Restaurant, La Rumba, Bud Light, and the Colorado Rockies.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING
There is parking available at the DCPA, but we highly encourage the use of alternative transportation. With Lyft you can use the code LATINBEATS2018 for affordable pricing and if you are new to Lyft download the app and use the code MCCNEW for even more discounts.
ABOUT THE COLORADO SYMPHONY
One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization performing more than 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado. Led by Music Director Brett Mitchell, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. In the last year, the Colorado Symphony served nearly 233,000 people attending live performances at concert and non-traditional venues throughout Colorado’s Front Range. In addition, over 265,000 people listen to the Colorado Symphony through Colorado Public Radio’s live broadcasts of classical content featuring concert recordings, in-studio performances of individual musicians and small ensembles, and live streaming of interviews and performances with artists. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, the Colorado Symphony continually expands its reach through education, outreach, and programming. The Colorado Symphony partners with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the transformative power of music. To learn more, visit coloradosymphony.org.
ABOUT THE MEXICAN CULTURAL CENTER
The Mexican Cultural Center (MCC) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, established in April 1992. The Mexican Cultural Center’s mission is to promote the Mexican Culture in the State of Colorado. The MCC is dedicated to conveying the richness of Mexican culture through arts and education and working in collaboration with other institutions in the State and beyond to enhance the effectiveness of its programs and have a greater impact within the community. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and subscribe to our newsletter by visiting our website at www.mccdenver.org or by calling 303-331-0172
For more information, please visit www.coloradosymphony.org; www.mccdenver.org