Yanga Tambuco
Yanga Tambuco

Yanga

June 7, 2022

MAURICE COHN conducts
TAMBUCO PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
DALLAS CHAMBER CHOIR
JON L. CULPEPPER artistic director

ALBERTO GINASTERA Estancia: Four Dances
DUKE ELLINGTON (ARR. MORTON GOULD) Solitude
SILVESTRE REVUELTAS SensemayĆ”
TRADITIONAL Barranco
GABRIELA ORTIZ Yanga

A partnership with the Latino Arts Project and African American Museum, Yanga is inspired by the story of Gaspar Yanga, an African prince who was shipped to Mexico as a slave in 1570, but managed to escape. He subsequently led a band of escaped slaves to raid the authorities’ caravans and eventually helped found the first free town from slavery in North America. He thus qualifies as a historic freedom fighter, which dovetails into the all-embracing message to mankind.

Latino Arts Project is proud to partner with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for a special concert to coincide with the exhibition Yanga: Journeys to Freedom currently at the African American Museum until October 31, 2022.

Maurice Cohn

Maurice Cohn

Assistant Conductor

Marena & Roger Gault Chair

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Tambuco Percussion Ensemble

Tambuco Percussion Ensemble

Ensemble

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Dallas Chamber Choir

Dallas Chamber Choir

Chorus

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Jon Culpepper

Jon L. Culpepper

Artistic Director – Dallas Chamber Choir

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