Young People’s Chorus prepares to Celebrate “Hispanic Heritage Month”

SBO Staff • News • September 27, 2012

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An evening of the rhythms and sounds of a wide variety of Latin music from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Spain, the Dominican Republic, and more, will be presented by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City conducted by its Dominican-American artistic director and founder Francisco Núñez and La Sociedad Coral LatinoAmericana in a celebration of “Hispanic Heritage Month” at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street) on Friday, October 12, at 7 p.m.

  The Young People’s Chorus of New York City and a consortium of La Sociedad Coral LatinoAmericana members from three Washington Heights church choirs – Cantico Nuevo, Santa Rosa de Lima, and Santa Elisabet – will be joined by Washington, D.C.-based Coral Cantigas conducted by its artistic director/founder Diana Sáez, Philip Brunelle, and a quartet of singers from the acclaimed VocalEssence choir from Minneapolis.

  Tickets for the October 12 celebration – regular price of $10, $5 for seniors, students, and children – are available at the Symphony Space box office or by calling 212-874-5400 from 1 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday through Sunday, or online at

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