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Music by Carlos Chávez, Manuel Ponce, and Manuel de Falla.
The Christmas season is one replete with great Baroque music: think Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, and more! But what about music from other parts of the world?
Fiesta celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with a look at the maestro’s love for Latin American music.
Perhaps the next time you hear a waltz, you’ll think Mexico City instead of Vienna.
Mexico is home to many people and musical traditions. In the KAIA Kids adventure to Mexico, the quartet explores the history of mariachi and teaches you one of most popular mariachi tunes today, “México lindo y querido.”
All Grant Park Music Festival concerts are free. WFMT will have several live broadcasts from the festival, including opening night and the Beethoven Ninth concerts. See a full listing of performances.
Learn more about Mexico’s most celebrated composers of the past and present. Here are 5 Mexican composers you should know because of their incredible contributions to the world of music.