Persistencia! – Máximo Colón

Now On View in THE BRONX – New exhibition curated by EN FOCO, INC. brings decades-spanning selection of works by New York-based Puerto Rican social documentary photographer Máximo Rivera Colón. The works are monuments to human solidarity, struggle, and endurance at their most frontal and intimate. Shuttling back and forth in time and place, Colón’s extraordinary photos remind us that every social good is the outcome of repetitive, gradual, and loving labor. ARTIST TALK & RECEPTION: Thursday, January 16 at 5:00 PM.

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Raúl Juliá Training Unit

Raúl Juliá Training Unit

APPLICATIONS CLOSED. The Raúl Juliá Training Unit & Beyond Workshop Series is a 6-week interdisciplinary performing arts training workshop at the pre-professional level, imparted by seasoned theater professionals with Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, film and television credits. April-May workshop culminates in public performances of Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS! Acting, dancing, and music curriculum taught by artists of R.Evolución Latina and Pregones/PRTT. Requires both online application and in-person audition. — FREE ENROLLMENT.

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Marianna Prjevalskaya

POSTPONED – March 29, 2020 in THE BRONX – Piano star MARIANNA PRJEVALSKAYA has performed with the Cincinnati Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic, and National Lithuanian Symphony, collaborated with many great conductors, and released records on Naxos and Fanfare Cincinnati. On her MIM 2020 concert and FREE Bronx Piano Sundays debut, she regales us with technically exact renditions of timeless musical works by SCARLATTI, SOLER, DEBUSSY, and CHOPIN. — Stay tuned for future date!

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Villalobos Brothers

POSTPONED – March 28, 2020 in THE BRONX – One of today’s leading contemporary Mexican ensembles, known for its show-stopping musicality and charisma, the high-octane VILLALOBOS BROTHERS fuse the expressive richness of Mexican folk with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music. “A crazy ball of sound: Mexican coastal traditions meet Sam Cooke in The Bronx!” Argentinean singer-songwriter CAROLINA MAMA is guest opening artist! — Stay tuned for future dates!

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Sara Davis Buechner

POSTPONED – March 22, 2020 in THE BRONX – After last year’s masterful MIM concert showcasing Caribbean danzas, SARA BUECHNER returns to The Bronx with rising star pianists SUJIN KIM and EVELYN TIJANDRI. Winners of multiple piano competitions, they display their lauded abilities in works for 2, 4, and 6 hands by MOSZKOWSKI, MOREL CAMPOS, GOTTSCHALK, MOMPOU, RAVEL, DE FALLA, TURINA, and BUECHNER. Don’t miss this dazzling tribute to concert piano artistry! — Stay tuned for future date!

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Hommy Ramos Trombeatz

Hommy Ramos / Trombeatz

POSTPONED – March 21, 2020 in THE BRONX – Led by HOMMY RAMOS, with percussionist and co-director NELSON BELLO, Trombeatz is a dynamic, cutting edge and totally unique Caribbean jazz ensemble. Their debut album, A CARIBBEAN THING, was released to great acclaim under Truth Revolution Recording Collective in 2019. The group has performed in Puerto Rico and throughout the eastern U.S., and is known for its high energy and melodic skill. “Energetic, soulful and sophisticated at once!” — Stay tuned for future date!

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BX Free Piano Sundays

Chantal Balestri

POSTPONED – March 15, 2020 in THE BRONX – Multiple award winning classical pianist CHANTAL BALESTRI brings her “confidence and sound technique” (South Florida Classical Review) to our FREE Bronx Piano Sundays afternoon concerts. Putting the spotlight on our Steinway & Sons grand piano, she will play favorite works by BEETHOVEN, GRANADOS, SCHUBERT, and LISZT! Free admission — donations welcome to the Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief for Artists. All are welcome! — Stay tuned for future date!

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Angélica Negrón & BAE

POSTPONED – March 14, 2020 in THE BRONX – Fresh from her triumphant Chorus of the Forest installation at New York Botanical Garden, groundbreaking composer ANGÉLICA NEGRÓN joins BRONX ARTS ENSEMBLE in a program featuring all-new arrangements of original works for string quartet, accordion, toys, electronics, and piano. Works include a piece written for and performed by adventurous guest pianist and vocalist EMILY MANZO, plus a personal selection of great classics that have inspired Ms. Negrón, from Ginastera to Stravinsky. — Stay tuned for future date!

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Moriah Feiner Trenk

March 8, 2020 in THE BRONX – Acclaimed classical pianist Moriah Freiner Trenk brings her “fluid and graceful style” (Villages News) to our FREE Bronx Piano Sundays afternoon concerts. Putting the spotlight on our beautiful Steinway & Sons grand piano, she will play astonishing and beloved works by HAYDN, RAVEL, RACHMANINOV, and GRANADOS! Free admission — donations welcome to the Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief for Artists. All are welcome! — RESERVE TODAY!

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Jorge Glem

Glem & Orozco Duo

March 7, 2020 in THE BRONX – Two Grammy nominees! Virtuoso Venezuelan cuatro player JORGE GLEM, joins forces with Cuban/Venezuelan pianist, composer, and arranger CÉSAR OROZCO, in a concert featuring music from their acclaimed duo record, STRINGWISE. Their masterful and joyful style draws from Venezuelan joropo, merengue, and Cuban son, as well as from the vast and beloved repertoire of pop and jazz. “The music rises and falls like the air which knows no frontiers … a thing or rare beauty” (LJN–Latin Jazz Network). — GET TICKETS NOW!

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