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Aug 17

Cuerdas Americanas – Music from Cuba and Brazil

Saturday, August 17 –

Event Time: 8:30pm

Union Hall
24 Central Street, Rockport

The Toomai String Quintet is an ensemble devoted to playing a variety of musical styles from around the world, creating its own string arrangements, and commissioning new works. Their Screen Door performance will feature several pieces from their recent album, Cuerdas Cubanas, paying homage to the great artistic lineage of Cuban composers Ernesto Lecuona and Israel "Cachao" Lopez. The concert will also include new and original arrangements for string quintet of music by Brazilian composers Heitor Villa Lobos and Lea Freire.
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About Bay Chamber Concerts

18 Central St., P.O. Box 599,
Rockport, ME 04856

Founded in 1961 by brothers Andrew and Thomas Wolf, Bay Chamber Concerts features world-renowned artists year-round. Our Summer Concert Series and Music Festival in July and August feature over 30 events that redefine the standards for chamber music. From September to June the Performing Arts Series features classical, jazz, world music and dance events in a variety of venues throughout the region.

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