March 2-30, 2019
Our popular March is Music concert series is back with a powerful new lineup . Local, national, and international artists take the stage with big music, big stories, big personality! Genres and styles run from traditional to contemporary, classical to experimental, solo to ensemble. Ten great live concerts at one of the most vibrant performance venues in all of New York City: Pregones Theater in The Bronx, the one and only Borough of Music (“El condado de la música”). Curated by Latinx artists with an ear for what’s lasting and what’s new. Only March 2nd to 30th — Strictly limited seating, buy early!
Cuban tres guitar maestro NELSON GONZÁLEZ;
virtuoso pianist and transgender shero SARA DAVIS BUECHNER;
adventurous new music champions MANTRA PERCUSSION;
Grammy nominated Latin jazz pianist EDSEL GÓMEZ;
composer, saxophonist, and renowned chekere virtuoso YOSVANY TERRY;
modern keyboard master MANUEL VALERA;
global jazz blues fusion band ISLEMUNDA from Holland;
The Voice of Holland finalist singer-songwriter NEDA BOIN;
queer post-pop innovators ALEGRÍA RAMPANTE from Puerto Rico;
and Latin Grammy winning all-women mariachi FLOR DE TOLOACHE.
Free and low-priced concert tickets starting at $17.50 – online, by phone, or at the door. Some restrictions apply. Limited seating. Advance transaction strongly recommended.
THANK YOU: This program is made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Southwest Airlines is the Official Airline of Pregones/PRTT.
MARCH IS MUSIC / Building on a commitment to present artists of the highest caliber in The Bronx, this multi-genre series showcases the range and vitality of today’s varied musical cultures. Curated by seasoned Latinx artists, series concerts and dialogues draw links between music, dance, and popular culture, highlight ruptures and continuities in form and content, and make room for intercultural fusion and exchange. Recurring series partners include Carnegie Hall and National Performance Network.
BRONX PIANO SUNDAYS / During and beyond the month of March, this subseries shines a spotlight on one of Pregones/PRTT’s prized possessions: a Steinway & Sons grand piano acquired with support from donors and Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. Stellar pianists are invited to perform works of all styles and eras on this magnificent concert hall instrument. Admission is free.
#MÁSPORPUERTORICO / This new initiative supports the ongoing recovery of the arts community in Puerto Rico through multi-discipline artist presentations at our Bronx and Manhattan stages; new NFA – Puerto Rico artist grants launched in partnership with National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures; and sponsored artist travel to any point in the Southwest Airlines routemap. Tax-deductible donations are welcome at www.pregonesprtt.org, by phone at 718-585-1202, or by mail c/o Pregones/PRTT.