Nine all-star cellists from many of the city's illustrious performing and educational institutions come together to celebrate the legacy of the great Pablo Casals, who brought the Bach Cello Suites back to world-class concert stages and founded one of Puerto Rico's most enduring and beloved music festivals. This event is a part of our Boston Tribute to Pablo Casals.
Where else will you hear over 50 cellists performing cello choir masterpieces, lively Puerto Rican music with bombas and Spanish Sardanas by Pablo Casals? Students and faculty cello choirs from Berklee College of Music, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Boston University, Longy, New England Conservatory and 14 professional organizations share the stage for the first time in the magnificent Wimberly Theatre. This event is a part of our Boston Tribute to Pablo Casals.
Fabiola Méndez is the first Berklee College of Music graduate with the Puerto Rican cuatro as principal instrument. She makes her Celebrity Series debut in a trio Puerto Rican folk and jazz concert at Church of the Holy Spirit. This event is part of our season-long celebration of Puerto Rico and Pablo Casals.
Our Day of the Dead family concert features Mexican singer Veronica Robles and her all female mariachi band at Union United Methodist Church. Tickets are $5, proceeds to benefit the Veronica Robles Cultural Center.
Fabiola Méndez is the first Berklee College of Music graduate with the Puerto Rican cuatro as principal instrument. She performs in a trio Puerto Rican folk and jazz concert at CROMA @ Arlington Street Church, Boston. This event is part of our season-long Boston Tribute to Puerto Rico and Pablo Casals.
Voci Angelica with Boston City-Wide String Orchestra and City Strings United
Cello and vocal trio Voci Angelica leads Stringfests with Boston City-Wide String Orchestra and City Strings United (Roxbury) and Conservatory Lab Charter School (Dorchester). The Stringfest ensembles will perform the Puerto Rican songs commissioned for the Boston Tribute to Cellist Pablo Casals.