The Mexican Cultural Institute is excited to announce its 2018 Music Series, La Música de México. The 2018 Music Series is a connected and comprehensive program of concerts, conferences, and recitals with some of Mexico and the US's most renowned composers, musicians, and academics.Curated by Mexican musician and composer Carlos Sánchez-Gutiérrez (professor at the Eastman School of Music), the program will host an event on the first Thursday of every month from February to December of 2018. Events will span genres from traditonal to contemporary and include a recital with violinist Saul Bitran, a conference and recital on Jalisco's traditional music with ethnomusicologist Cornelio García, a concert with Dr. Dieter Hennings and the University of Kentucky Guitar Quartet, and much more!Save the date for the the first event on February 1, 2018 when Dr. Francisco Castillo with give lecture and recital of his latest work in Electroacoustic Music, Sound Art, and Film, including his "Canciones desde Xilitla", a film/audio reflection on the surreal sculpture gardens built in the Mexican Huasteca by Edward James. Tickets will go on sale for this individual event in January.If you would like to reserve your place for the entire 2018 series now, see below.DetailsThe series will have a total of eleven events, one every first Thursday of the month between February and December. Three of the eleven monthly events will be free conferences and the remaining eight events will be paid concerts. Individual admission to concerts will cost $15 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors. Tickets to individual events will be made available on a rolling basis but you can reserve your place for the entire 2018 series now! Purchase of the full series pass includes guaranteed admittance to the 3 conferences and 8 concerts. Full Series Pass - $90Student/Senior Full Series Pass - $70
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