JUNE 19, 2019
Please join us
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Música del Corazón - Sin Fronteras/Without Borders: Recovery and Celebration
Sixth Annual John D. Robb, Jr. Concert
Presented by the UNM John Donald Robb Musical Trust and the National Hispanic Cultural Center
7:00 p.m. New Mexico Musical Heritage Project: Pre-concert string instrument-making demonstration and performances by UNM Students
*7:30 p.m. - Albuquerque Journal Theatre
Featuring: Frank McCulloch, Cipriano Vigil, Bayou Seco, and Lone Piñon
Presentation of the 2019 Robb Award for Excellence in Music of the Southwest
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Screening of İCOLORES! The Musical Adventures of John Donald Robb in New Mexico (2008) New Mexico PBS
Roaming the countryside of the Southwest during the 1940s and 50s, composer John Donald Robb recorded and transcribed over 3,000 Hispano folk songs, the largest collection of its time. Watch the half-hour documentary celebrating the life of this adventurous musician - İCOLORES! The Musical Adventures of John Donald Robb in New Mexico.
The screening will be followed by:
A live performance of selections from John D. Robb’s "Joy Comes to Deadhorse," the precursor to The Fantasticks On Broadway and performed by the New Mexico Performing Arts Society under direction of Franz Vote
*7:00 p.m. - Bank of America Theatre
Dessert reception to follow
All concerts and events will be held at the National Hispanic Cultural Center and are free of charge and open to the public.
*Free tickets must be picked up at the box office, which opens an hour prior to events in the Journal Theatre and the Bank of America Theatre (11/13 at 6:30 p.m and 11/14 at 6:00 p.m.). Audience members must have a ticket for entry.