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Symphony Series: Viva! (formerly Olé)

  • Cordiner Hall 46 South Park Street Walla Walla, WA, 99362 United States (map)

Symphony Series: Viva! (formerly Olé)

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | 7pm
Cordiner Hall

Join us for an evening with the Villalobos Brothers and the Walla Walla Symphony! 

Villalobos Brothers Ernesto, Alberto and Luis use their violins and voices to redefine contemporary Mexican music. Their original compositions masterfully blend elements of jazz, rock, classical and Mexican folk to deliver a powerful message of love, brotherhood and social justice. The group is rounded out by Artistic Director and guitarist Humberto Flores, drummer Samuel Zavaleta and bassist Bam Bam Rodríguez.

Copland - El Salón México

Villalobos Brothers - El Pijul

Villalobos Brothers - Hombres de Arcilla / Men of Clay

Villalobos Brothers - Sin Mí / Without Me

Villalobos Brothers - Ataque / Attack

Villalobos Brothers - El San Lorenzo / The Feast of Saint Lawrence

Villalobos Brothers - Ausencia De Ti / Absence of You

Villalobos Brothers - Chiquitita / A Happy Song of Beach and Constellations

Villalobos Brothers - Somos / We Are

Check out the Villalobos Brothers' music here!

This concert will be 85 minutes in length and will not include an intermission. Please join us after the concert in the Cordiner Lobby for refreshments and celebration.

Events featuring the Villalobos Brothers are presented by

with additional support provided by Sherwood Trust


  • The Villalobos Brothers were considered child prodigies and had early solo debuts with the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra playing the Sibelius, Brahms, and Saint-Saëns violin concertos. They also had solo appearances with the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba and the National Symphony Orchestra of Peru.

  • In 2000, eldest brother Ernesto Villalobos was awarded a Fulbright Grant to carry out graduate studies at the Manhattan School of Music.

  • The Villalobos Brothers appeared at the 7th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in 2006.