Mendelssohn & Fabiola Méndez:
Wednesday, August 17 at 7:00pm
DCR Hatch Memorial Shell
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Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 in A major, “Italian”
Fabiola Méndez Bomba pa’ la diaspora and other selections
George Gershwin Cuban Overture
Georges Bizet L’Arlésienne (excerpts from original version)
Carlos Chávez Sinfonia india
Florence Price Folksongs in Counterpoint (Selections)
Native to Caguas, PR, Fabiola Méndez began playing the Puerto Rican cuatro at the age of 6. Fabiola has worked with organizations such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Celebrity Series of Boston, Agora Cultural Architects, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Puerto Rican Arts Alliance in Chicago, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, among others. Currently, Fabiola works as a cuatro player and singer-songwriter, presenting her original music projects inside and outside of Puerto Rico. In addition, she works as a composer for children’s animated series, including the PBS Kids show Alma’s Way, Work It Out Wombats, and Mecha Builders, produced by Sesame Street. You can listen to her music here.
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