Seattle Symphony Presents Caminos del Inka: A Musical Journey Through the Inca Trail
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The last date listed for Caminos del Inka: A Musical Journey Through the Inca Trail was Friday October 22, 2010 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium:
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- $54.00 - $79.00
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Much more than just a concert, In the Mood is a fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and other big band greats of the '40s. Complete with costumes, choreography, a 13-piece big band and six singer-dancers, this show pays homage to America's greatest generation, when people boogied to up-tempo big band rhythms. Hear songs like "In the Mood," "Chattanooga Choo Choo," "Sing, Sing, Sing" and more timeless hits. Many of the musical arrangements were written by Vic Schoen, the conductor and arranger for The Andrews Sisters, and music director for both Universal and Paramount Pictures. Experience the swing, the rhythm and the jazzy, brassy, sentimental music of this pivotal time in America's history. Learn More
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Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
David Requiro, cello
Donna Shin, flute
The sounds of South America come alive in this engaging multimedia presentation. Experience music inspired by the countries of the Inca trail together with breathtaking photos of the region and its people.
Works included on the program are the famous Peruvian folk song El condor pasa; Osvaldo Golijov’s Maríel for Cello and Orchestra, performed by cellist David Requiro; Jimmy López’s Fiesta!; and Gabriela Lena Frank’s Illapa, Tone Poem for Flute and Orchestra, performed by Donna Shin.
After years of collecting South American music from private homes, museums and libraries, conductor and Peru native Miguel Harth-Bedoya launched the Caminos del Inka project in order to give this exceptional music new life. “It is an effort,” he says, “to unearth forgotten musical gems, mix them with classical ones, and commission new music from these countries, thereby bringing new repertoire and new sounds to the concert hall.”
Caminos del Inka is the first concert in the 2010–2011 Around the World Series, a new programming initiative designed to explore in depth the music and culture of different regions across the globe.