Veronica Villarroel, Sonya Headlam, Mallory Molina Headline Notes for Growth Foundation’s ‘Tremün: Celebrating Indigenous Roots’ at Carnegie Hall

By David Salazar

Notes for Growth Foundation is set to present “Tremün: Celebrating Indigenous Roots” on Oct. 15, 2021 at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in New York City.

The program, which will represent the organization’s debut concert at Carnegie Hall, will feature the premiere of nine new works by Latinx composers such as Patricio Molina, Ramón Catalan, Aina Sandoval, Carlos Zamora, and Sebastian Vergara. The concert will also feature music by Samuel Zyman, Peter Ashbourne, Ortiz de Zarate, Sandra Caqueo, and arias from Daniel Catán’s “Florencia en el Amazonas.”

The concert will feature performances by such singers as Veronica Villarroel (who will perform folk songs of indigenous peoples from Northern Chile), Sonya Headlam, Mallory Molina in addition to several instrumentalists including Darwin Cosme Sanchez, Flor Lizbeth Cruz,  Enriqueta Somarriba, Anna Keiserman, Ramon Catalan, Claudia Peñailillo, Enriqueta Somarriba, Patricio Molina, and Alejandro Mendoza.

“Tremün means ‘growth’ in Mapudungun, the language of native Chilean people known as the Mapuche. Tremün is a celebration of music by and inspired by indigenous peoples around the world including Peru, Mexico, Jamaica, and Chile,” Notes for Growth Foundation stated in a press release.