A celebration of classical music and culture

For Immediate Release:  Jan. 23, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico will celebrate classical music and culture as part of Bloomsburg University’s Celebrity Artist Series. The orchestra will perform on Friday, Feb. 6, at 8 p.m. at Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children and BU students.

Performing for more than 40 years, Orquesta Sinfonica del Estada has moved audiences around the globe with classical and contemporary music from Mexico and Spain. Led by conductor Enrique Batiz, the orchestra has been recognized for having the broadest repertoire of any philharmonic in Mexico.

Their performance at BU is part of their second U.S. tour and will feature the symphonies of Brahms and include piano soloist, Irina Chistiakova, playing Manuel Ponce’s piano concerto, “Romantic.”

Celebrity Artist Series

  • Tango Buenos Aires, a journey through dance and music from Argentina – Saturday, Feb. 21, 8 p.m. in the Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Tickets $30.
  • “Jekyll & Hyde,” the dazzling and dark national Broadway tour – Sunday, March 29, 8 p.m. in the Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Tickets: $45.
  • Take 6, six voices combine to form the most awarded a cappella group in history – Thursday, April 2, 8 p.m. in the Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Tickets: $30.
  • Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, American Spiritual, 150 years of American music in one event – Friday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. in Carver Hall, Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium. Tickets $25.