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.
Infusing the classic jazz piano trio with deeply Cuban influences – the batá is the ritual drum of the Afro-Caribbean Santeria religion – makes for a compelling night of music-making with one of the greatest and most influential musicians of our time.
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.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, one of the brightest young stars on the classical music scene, became a household name worldwide in May 2018 after performing at the Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Windsor Castle.