Upcoming Events for Fall 2007:20 October: 8:00pm - 12:30am, Gran Cena Baile de la Hispanindad, Dinner/Dance
63-20 Commonwealth Blvd. Queens, NY.
3 November: Zarzuela Gala Concert - Saturday Dinner/Cena 4:30pm, Concert 8:00pm
Saint Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Ave. Manhattan, NY.
2 December: Annual Luncheon/General Meeting/Open House - Sunday 1:00pm
Lunch and Tertulia Navideña con "La Tuna"
Dear members and friends:
It is a pleasure to invite you to our Gala Concert and a dinner that will take place in Restaurante San Martín before the concert at 4:30pm. The artists are excellent and as always hope for your warm applause. This is also an opportunity to invite your non-hispanic friends.
XXII GALA CONCERT
Featuring Distinguished Artists from Spain
Magdalena Llamas, mezzo
Jesus Reina, violin*
Arturo Rua, piano**
The program includes arias, duos, violin and piano solos
Saturday November 3, 2007 at 8:00pm
St. Peter's Church
619 Lexington Ave. Manhattan
(Edificio Citicorp. Entrada CALLE 54)
Tickets: $50, Members $40
Checks payable to AMIGOS DE LA ZARZUELA
141 Strattford Rd.
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
RSVP by October 30th - Thank you! Mil gracias!
Please reserve for me a space at the CONCIERTO DE GALA
Members $40.00______________ Non members $50.00 _______________ Total $______________
Name_______________________________________ Tel (_____)_____________________________
4:30pm I will attend the dinner before the concert. Yes _______ No _________
Please reserve space for ___________________ people Members $35 y Non-Members $40
Menu choice (see below): A_________ B__________ C___________ Total: $_____________________
San Martín Restaurant
143 East 49th Street
Lexington and 3rd Ave.
Menu:(A) Paella Valenciana
(C) Fillet of Fish
Includes: salad, glass of sangría, coffee and dessert
*Jesús Reina, violin: has performed throughout Europe and the United States in important halls such as the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, and Royal Opera House in London, Palau de la Musica in Barcelona, Teatro Real in Madrid, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City, as well as TV series of great composers at the BBC, and on the 10th anniversary of the Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra together with Alica De Larrocha, performance which was broadcast by RVTE (Spain). He is currently a full scholarship student at the Manhattan School of Music, also sponsored by the "Fundación Malaga", where he studies with Patinka Kopec in the in the "Pinchas Zukerman Program" being the youngest student ever to enter the program.
**Arturo Rúa, piano was born in 1982 in Vigo, Spain. He began his music studies at the age of 11 with Tatiana Sajarova, and later with Enrique Goberna at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Vigo. He earned his Nivel Superior from Manhattan School of Music, where he was a pupil of Dr. Donn-Alxandre Feder. Mr. Rúa has performed throughout Spain, Portugal, France and the United States, and gave performance lectures of Spanish music around the metropolitan area through his own project, Música lbérica. Currently, Mr. Rúa is pursuing his degree in Master in Music at NYU under Miyoko Lotto, as a scholarship recipient of the Fundación Caixagalicia. He began his relationship with Amigos de la Zarzuela in May of 2005 with the performance of Luisa Fernanda.