North/South Consonance to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

By Francisco Salazar

North/South Consonance will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 3 with a concert featuring Vocalists Anna Tonna and Gustavo Ahualli, guitarist Francisco Roldan and pianist Max Lifchitz.

The concert will star at 4 PM (EST) and end around 5:30 PM and will be streamed on the National Opera Center YouTube channel.

The program will feature songs and instrumental works by  Mexican composers Carlos Chavez, Maria Grever, Manuel M. Ponce and Silvestre Revueltas. There will also be music by Eduardo Soto-Millan, Manuel Enriquez, Max Lifchitz and Lilia Vazquez-Kuntze. John Villar’s “Serenade under the Moon” will also be performed for the first.

North/South Consonance, Inc. has been active since 1980 and is devoted to the promotion of music by composers from the Americas and the world. Its activities are made possible in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs as well as the generosity of numerous individual donors.