October 4, 2013
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
TIM WOLLENZIEN, director, Cultural Events and Music Organizations
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
CONCORDIA PERFORMING ARTS SERIES TO PRESENT TERRA MADRE
The Concordia College Performing Arts Series will present Terra Madre with Marco Albonetti, one of Italy’s leading saxophonists, and world-renowned percussionist Dane Richeson. They will perform with a Concordia College chamber ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Centrum, Knutson Campus Center.
Terra Madre is a musical plea for world unity that celebrates both the diversity and shared influences of indigenous music from nine different countries. Ethnic music, folk songs, and ancient works dating back as far as the 13th century are joined together in this contemporary chamber music setting. For more information and video visit vimeo.com/marcoalbonetti.
The music includesan example of Gypsy (Romani) folk music from Rajastham, India; a traditional folk tune from Khangai, Mongolia; a nomad’s song from Nagchu, Tibet; a traditional Swedish lullaby;a traditional American bluegrass tune; traditional Japanese folk songs; a13th century French motet;a ritualized dance melody created by the Mbuti Pygmy tribe of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and a round dance from western Bulgaria.
Tickets are $25 for reserved; $20 for general admission; and $10 for students under 18. For tickets, visit ConcordiaTickets.com or call the Office of Cultural Events at (218) 299-4366.