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New Phil presents Classics I: Latin and Slavic Colors

November 20, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a performance of the New Philharmonia Orchestra with Zaira Meneses, performing works by Marquez, Dvorak, Villa-Lobos, and Ginastera!

Marquez                       Danzon #2

Dvorak                               Symphony No. 7

Villa-Lobos                       Guitar Concerto

Zaira Meneses, guitar soloist

Ginastera                         Estancia

Zaira Meneses has been acclaimed by the international press as a major performing artist of the classical guitar (New York Times: “an arresting performer full of colorful touches”). In 2018 awarded by the Boston Foundation  to bring for the first time in Massachusetts authentic  “ Son Jarocho music ” with Jaranas and requintos from Veracruz. The same year, she performed “Elegiaco Concerto” under the baton of world famous Cuban composer, guitarist and conductor: Leo Brouwer. In 2019 Meneses was selected among classical guitarists to perform  in  Leo Brouwer’s documentary: “El origen de la Sombra” filmed in Havana, Cuba.  6 preludios by Leo Brouwer dedicated to Zaira Meneses, supported by Augustine Foundation  and  Davoli & McDonagh’s foundation. Meneses is the creator and president of non-profit organization : Eliot Fisk Guitar Academy (EFGA) , a new platform to bring music education worldwide. Her  Sold out independent CD “Latina” led to a new recording with Centaur Records, a 45 mins program of J.S.Bach  with her own arrangements . Director and founder of Latin American Music Festival, Co Director of Boston Guitar Festival for eighteen years consecutively. She continues performing Guitar concertos with Orchestra , solo recitals  and chamber music career while managing the various events of EFGA.


November 20, 2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


New Philharmonia Orchestra
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Newton North High School
457 Walnut St
Newton, MA 02460 United States
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