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IMANI WINDS, wind quintet

DE MEMORIAS: A Latin Perspective

Sun, May 12, 2024 4:00 PM

Smith Theatre | Horowitz Center HCC

Performance Information

Don’t miss this unforgettable season finale with Imani Winds, the trailblazing, twice GRAMMY nominated ensemble that has revolutionized the wind quintet landscape for over 20 years. Renowned for their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, and imaginative collaborations, Imani Winds captivates audiences across the classical and jazz worlds, showcasing both timeless classics and groundbreaking new works. In their highly-anticipated return to Candlelight for the first time since 2007, the ensemble presents “DE MEMORIAS: A Latin Perspective,” a vibrant collection of tunes infused with Latin American spirit, and whose title is taken from the stunning work by celebrated Latina composer Tania León.

The Program

Paquito D’Rivera: La Fleur de Cayenne Tania León: De Memorias Pixinguinha, arr. Jeff Scott: Um a Zero Astor Piazzolla: Oblivion Astor Piazzolla: Vayamos Al Diablo Julio Medaglia: Belle Epoque en Sud America

About The Artist

Imani Winds
Imani Winds
Wind Ensemble

Celebrating over a quarter century of music making, the twice GRAMMY nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations and outreach endeavors that have inspired audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The ensemble’s playlist embraces traditional chamber music repertoire, and newly commissioned works from voices that reflect historical events and the times in which we currently live…

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