North/South Consonance, Inc To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

By Francisco Salazar

The North/South Consonance, Inc will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Sunday, May 5, 2019 by presenting an evening of vocal music from the Baroque and Contemporary eras by composers from México, Argentina, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Peru, and Puerto Rico.

The concert will feature singers Teresa Castillo, Celia Castro, Mary Thorne and Chris Mateo alongside pianist Max Lifchitz in contemporary Mexican music by Carlos Chavez and Manuel Enríquez.

The evening will also showcase music by Argentinean Carlos Guastavino, Chilean Karina Glasinovic, Cuban Odaline de la Martinez, and Puerto Rican William Ortiz.

Among the baroque selections of the evening are music by Rafael Antonio Castellanos and Manuel Jose de Quiroz from Guatemala and Jose de Orejon y Aparicio from Peru. “Rosa Divina,” a song cycle by Max Lifchitz will round-off the program.

The celebration will take place at the Christ & St Stephen’s Church at 3 p.m.