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November 12, 2020

Mexican Cultural Center, Colorado Symphony, And Noticiero Telemundo Denver Present Latin Beats: Sonidos De Las Americas Virtual Concert


Media Contacts:
Ericka Hernandez, Program Manager, Mexican Cultural Center

Nick Dobreff, Manager of Publicity and Community Relations
616.485.3913 (m) – 303.308.2477 (o)

November 28 and 29 Noticiero Telemundo Denver News Special to feature Colorado Symphony musicians alongside Raquel Garcia, Emilia Zepeda Yanez, Jeanette Trujillo-Lucero Mariachi Champaña Nevin, Rumbatea, and ArtistiCO 

November 13, 2020 – Denver, CO – The Colorado Symphony and the Mexican Cultural Center announces Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Americas, a two-part news special and concert in partnership with the  Telemundo Denver.

“This multiplatform news series will highlight culture and music, feature stories behind the music, and explore traditions celebrated by Colorado’s vibrant Hispanic community.” said Marcela de la Mar, Mexican Cultural Center Board President. By bringing together an incredible group of Hispanic artists, we hope to bring joy throughout the community as we celebrate music and culture during these difficult times.”

Featuring a prestigious collection of local Colorado artists including Raquel Garcia, Emilia Zepeda Yanez, Jeanette Trujillo-Lucero, Rumbatea, ArtistiCO, and Mariachi Champaña Nevin from San Diego, this two-part special will air on Noticiero Telemundo Denver at 5:00 p.m. MST on Saturday, November 28 and Sunday, November 29.  It will be simultaneously live-streamed on The Colorado Symphony, Mexican Cultural Center and Telemundo Denver will push to the event through their available social media channels, and the series will also be available on the community page through February 2021.

The Colorado Symphony and Mexican Cultural Center are also celebrating over a decade of fruitful and diverse collaborations together, having joined forces to celebrate Hispanic culture through music in dozens of concert experiences including Latin Beats performances, Cinco de Mayo celebrations, Mexico en el Corazón, and the Music of Selena, among others.

In that spirit, the Colorado Symphony Association and Mexican Cultural Center have come together on a new collaborative initiative with select artists and organizations to create an arts-focused performance, connecting our Colorado and national community around sounds from across Latin America.

“The Colorado Symphony and Mexican Cultural Center have been partners for over a decade,” said Anthony Pierce, Colorado Symphony Chief Artistic Officer. “As our country grapples with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we felt it was more important than ever to bring the healing power of music and art to our community.”

“Telemundo Denver is thrilled to collaborate with the Colorado Symphony and the Mexican Cultural Center to bring this news special into our audience’s homes at a time when we need it most.” said Tatiana Arguello, President and General Manager of Telemundo Denver. “Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Americas embodies our beautiful, culturally rich, and diverse Hispanic community in and around Denver and connects us with our heritage through the power of music.”

This project will feature prerecorded performances by the Colorado Symphony and a host of collaborative artists in Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex Galleria and Raices Brewery.

All performances have been recorded with strict attention to the health and safety of the performers and stage crews. Everyone involved adhered to all CDC guidelines and utilized social distancing during the recording of performances. In addition, special permissions and access protocols were taken to assure the recordings adhered to CDC recommendations for gathering.

What: Colorado Symphony & Mexican Cultural Center Present a Noticiero Telemundo Denver News Special “Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Americas”
Where: Telemundo Denver and
When: Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. MST and Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. MST
Tickets:  Free broadcast, livestream, and digital event


For more information or to request interviews, please contact:
Ericka Hernandez, Program Manager, Mexican Cultural Center

Nick Dobreff, Manager of Publicity and Community Relations
616.485.3913 (m) – 303.308.2477 (o)

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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. For more information, please visit

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. 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

Telemundo Denver / KDEN is Telemundo’s local television station serving Spanish-speaking viewers throughout Denver and the state of Colorado. Owned by NBC Universal, the station is committed to delivering viewers local breaking news, in-depth journalism, updated weather forecasts, sports and entertainment headlines across a variety of platforms, including on-air, online at, via its mobile app and social media channels. The station is deeply rooted in the communities it serves and fosters partnerships with local organizations all throughout Colorado to help meet viewers interests and needs.