Symphony Series: Viva! (formerly Olé)
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | 7pm
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
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
DID YOU KNOW?
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.