Colorado Symphony Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a Weekend of Mariachi
Mariachi Cobre debuts with the Colorado Symphony plus 10th anniversary of free community concert.
Music and cultural enthusiasts alike should prepare for a weekend of magnificent performances when Mariachi Cobre, all the way from Epcot Theme Park at Walt Disney World, joins the Colorado Symphony in celebration of Cinco de Mayo on Friday, May 5 at Boettcher Concert Hall. Then on Sunday, May 6 the Colorado Symphony will host a FREE concert with Mariachi Sol De Me Tierra at the Greek Theatre stage in Civic Center Park. Tickets for the May 5 performance at Boettcher Concert Hall are on sale now and start at $25. To learn more about these concerts and the Colorado Symphony, visit www.coloradosymphony.org.
“We are thrilled that this season represents the 10th year of collaboration between the NEWSED Community Development Corp., the Mexican Consulate's Office, the Colorado Symphony, and many local members of the community,” said Anthony Pierce, VP of Artistic Administration with the Colorado Symphony. “This is the first time we've collaborated with Mariachi Cobre at Boettcher Concert Hall, but we continue with our 10th program on May 6, 2012 in Civic Center Park collaborating with Mariachi Sol De Mi Tierra. We're also very thrilled to announce that we're going to present to the community a concert to celebrate the independence of Mexico in September!”
Tickets: Remaining tickets for the May 5 performance of Mariachi Cobre at Boettcher Hall currently start at $25. Tickets are on sale now at www.coloradosymphony.org, the Colorado Symphony Box Office: (303) 623-7876 or (877) 292-7979 or in-person in the lobby of Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Hours are Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 12 pm to 6 pm.
Community Concert: The Colorado Symphony
May 6 at 11:30 am Dr. Greg Onofrio, guest conductor
Greek Theatre Stage Ervin Lucero, baritenor and master of ceremonies
at Civic Center Park Miguel Espinosa, flamenco guitar
Mariachi Sol De Mi Tierra, Juventino Romero, director
Dancing Across Cultures Dance Company,
Janelle Ayon, artistic director and choreographer
Bryant Webster School Mariachi Juvenil, Pamela Liñan, director