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The MMG ensembles will perform symphonic orchestrations
related to the culture and people of the major Latino groups
in the United States:
The Caribbean Suite *
– Puerto Rico (Plena) – Plena Pa’ Vieques
– Dominican Republic (Merengue)– Colin Ray
– Cuba (Danzón) – New Danzón

New York (Charanga) – La Perla by Giovanni Hildalgo
Mexico (Bolero) – Charlie’s Lullaby by Charlie Palmieri
Argentina (Tango) – Libertango by Astor Piazolla

Conversations with scholars and specialists in the Latin American
Diaspora will take place between the musical selections

* The Caribbean Suite, is a symphonic work commissioned by the
Multicultural Music Group and composed by Grammy Award Winner,
Academy Award Nominee, and Latin Music Legend: Mr. Ray Santo