- Residency: 2010-11 Regents' Lecturer Arturo Marquez
- Mon.Apr.11.2011 - Fri.Apr.22.2011
- To be announced -
April 11-15, 2011
2010-11 Regents’ Lecturer: Mexican composer Arturo Márquez
UCLA Schoenberg Music Building
Arturo Márquez is a respected Mexican composer whose works combine Latin American music, jazz, and contemporary music. He has earned many awards and has performed internationally to great critical acclaim. His most well-known piece is Danzón 2, considered by some to be a secondary Mexican national anthem.
During his residency at UCLA, Márquez will present free public lectures and conduct workshops for students in the Department of Ethnomusicology. The UCLA Philharmonia will present a concert featuring his music on April 16.
-------------------------Saturday, April 16
UCLA at Walt Disney Hall: A Celebration of World Music
Neal Stulberg, director
Walt Disney Concert Hall,
111 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles
Tickets: $36, $31, $27, $15
UCLA Philharmonia makes its Disney Hall debut, performing a program of world music in celebration of the 50th anniversary of ethnomusicology at UCLA. The concert features the music of Regents’ Lecturer and Mexican composer Arturo Márquez, UCLA faculty James Newton and A.J. Racy, and Chinese composer Ge Gan-Rua, as well as performances by Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano directed by UCLA faculty Jesús Guzmán, a UCLA student jazz trio, and soloists UCLA Professor A.J. Racy and UCLA alumnus Danilo Lozano. Tickets may be purchased at the UCLA Central Ticket Office or by calling 310-825-2101.
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