City of Fairfax Band Performs They Came for Freedom
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A five-time Latin Grammy winner, who picked up his latest in 2013 for the album Soy Flamenco, famed guitar master Tomatito brings his flamenco-jazz sextet to Lisner Auditorium. Known for his abundant stage charisma and impeccable musical technique -- not to mention his long, wavy locks -- Tomatito accompanied Camarón de la Isla for two decades until the legendary flamenco singer's death in 1992. The man born as José Fernández Torres has also collaborated with artists as varied as Elton John, Frank Sinatra, Chick Corea and more. Experience an artist the Miami Herald declared "one of Spain's greatest guitarists." Learn More
Overcoming tyranny and oppression in the 20th century, musicians found a vibrant new energy in their journey to freedom.
Featured works include: Herbert’s Overture to "Naughty Marietta", Stravinsky’s Circus Polka, Hindemith’s March from "Symphonic Metamorphosis", Korngold’s The Sea Wolf, Gorb’s Yiddish Dances, and Selections from "My Fair Lady" (Loewe/Bennett).