A musical journey around the globe with some of the world’s finest cultural ambassadors.
Three-time Grammy winner Diego El Cigala has captivated audiences all over the world with his gravelly voice and passionate interpretation of flamenco. Born in Madrid, El Cigala has often been touted as “The Sinatra of Flamenco.”
From the familiar cha cha cha rhythm that inspired the world, to contemporary narratives on today’s Cuba, Cuban Nights is an eclectic yet intimate collection of son sounds revealing the rich Cuban tapestry of music that includes Latin, European and African roots as well as influences from Caribbean neighbors Haiti and Jamaica.
In Aboriginal tradition, it is believed that uttering the name or viewing an image of a person no longer living will recall and disturb the spirit. Yet it is the spirit—of the people, the land, the history and the traditions—that infuses dirtsong, an unforgettable and powerful multimedia journey through Australia’s cultural heartland.
After five decades of making some of the most beautiful music in the world, the members of the Chieftains remain as fresh and relevant as when they first began. Their ability to transcend musical boundaries and to blend traditional with modern music has garnered them six Grammy awards.
Featuring the charismatic vocals of Cathy Jordan and the virtuosity of its award-winning instrumentalists, Dervish is the preeminent traditional music band from Ireland’s Wild West. For this St. Patrick’s Day celebration they’re joined by their Celtic cousins further west, Juno award-winning Le Vent du Nord.