John Stafford Smith – The Star Spangled Banner
Antonio Vivaldi – “Summer” from The Four Seasons
Lorenzo Barcelata – El Cascabel for orchestra and mariachi
Federico Chavez-Blanco – La Aurora (world premiere)
Jean Sibelius – Finlandia, Op. 26
Carlos Islas Arias – Rapsodia Mexicana
Join Orquesta Northwest as they present the Ballard Civic Orchestra in their 2019-2020 season opening concert featuring a diverse program ranging from music of the Baroque – to a world premiere from a Latinx composer – to music for orchestra and mariachi. You won’t want to miss this festive kick-off to the season!
This event is a part of the MEX AM Northwest Festival 2019. MEX AM Northwest Festival 2019 is a yearly, multi-event, multi-venue festival aimed at showcasing contemporary Mexican and Mexican-American culture. It is produced and curated by the Consulate of Mexico in Seattle with the support of partners, both local and international, as well as community members who, in a joint effort come together to celebrate Mexico and its relationship with the United States. Activities will take place throughout Seattle in August and September.