The historic sounds of Cuba will be performed live by the Grammy award-winning group Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro, on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m., in Light Hall Theater.
Interpreting son, Cuba’s national music genre, Septeto Nacional was founded by the late Ignacio Piñeiro, considered the father of this quintessential Cuban style. The seven-member group is now directed by Francisco Oropeza, a bongo virtuoso.
For more than eight decades, Septeto Nacional has garnered a reputation as a national treasure for Cuba, interpreting a timeless repertoire, familiar to dancers around the world.
Seating is limited. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchase by calling the Western New Mexico University Office of Cultural Affairs at 575-538-6469 or online at wnmu.edu/culture.
The event is sponsored by AMP Concerts, the Western Institute for Lifelong Learning, and the WNMU Office of Cultural Affairs.