Danzón: Luna Negra Dance Theater, Turtle Island Quartet and Paquito D'Rivera Presented by Strathmore Friday, March 19, 2010 at 8:00 PM Music Center at Strathmore
Hot, hot, hot! The towering talents of Cuban composer/saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera, the always entertaining jazz/classical innovators of the Turtle Island Quartet, and the sensual,
sizzling Luna Negra Dance Theater ignite in beguiling new work inspired by the
national dance of Cuba, the danzón.
NOTE: The runtime is approximately two hours with three acts and two 20-minute Intermissions
The creation of Danzón, was made possible by generous
support from the DeBartolo
Performing Arts Center of the University of Notre Dame and Strathmore.
LISTEN & LEARN: Free post-concert disussion with members
of Turtle Island Quartet and Luna Negra Dance Theater,
lead by Strathmore President & CEO Eliot Pfanstiehl.