Tango From Heaven
by AVA News Service, August 18, 2016
Ukiah Community Concert Association Presents
Anna Maria Mendieta’s “Tango del Cielo” (Tango from Heaven)
The Passion of Tango meets the romance of the harp September 18, 2016
Ukiah, California – (September 8, 2016) "an exceptional and charimastic soloist" (American League of Symphony Orchestras) Anna Maria Mendieta brings a multimedia concert-show full of surprises featuring Argentine Tango, Flamenco, Spanish Classical and Latin Jazz with harp, strings, percussion and dance! The concert will be at Mendocino College Center Theater, on Sunday September 18, 2016 at 3:00 pm.
Anna Maria has appeared on TV, movies, NPR, and the Emmy Awards. She has shared programs with Federica von Stade, performed with Josh Groban, Frank Sinatra Jr., and Barry Manilow. Ms. Mendieta has performed for the King and Queen of Spain and is nationally recognized as a pioneer in performing Argentine Tango music on the harp. She is accompanied by Marcelo Molina, who has won numerous championships including 1st place winner at the USA Argentine Tango Championship. Also on stage will be Suzanne Mendieta, Flamenco dancer, Antonio Gomez on percussion, Matthew Szemela, violin and Joel Cohen, cello.
Ukiah Community Concert Association has been presenting nationally acclaimed talent since 1947. This all volunteer nonprofit’s mission is to build and maintain a permanent concert audience and bring great live concerts to Ukiah. It is also their goal to encourage music appreciation in the schools of the community.
Advanced tickets available at Mendocino Book Company, in Ukiah and on our website. Single tickets are $30 (adult) and $10 (youth). For more information call 707-463-2738, or visit the association’s website at www.ukiahconcerts.org.