96.8 F
Mérida
Friday, May 20, 2022
###

A free concert for Harry Potter, Queen and ABBA fans

Latest headlines

What is the Loop Current and how does it affect hurricanes on the Yucatán Peninsula?

A current of warm tropical water is looping unusually far into the Gulf of Mexico for this time of year, with the power to turn tropical storms into monster hurricanes.

Izamal revamps its infrastructure while seeking investment

A walking tour of Izamal includes Mayor Warnel May Escobar and Yucatán Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal. Photo: Courtesy

Mexico looks to its southern neighbors for investment and international cooperation

Historically Mexico’s economic footprint regarding its neighbors to the south has been negligible at best, aside from a few large corporations such as Banco Azteca and Bimbo. 

Activists in Mérida observe International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Trans pride flag flies over the Monumento a la Patria on Paseo de Montejo. Photo: Courtesy Jornada Maya
Yucatán Magazine
Yucatán Magazine is for people who want the inside scoop on living here. Sign up to get our top headlines delivered to your inbox every week.
Photo: Courtesy

Merida, Yucatan — A free concert with an eclectic program ranging from ABBA and swing to the “Pink Panther” theme is coming 8 p.m Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the Teatro José Peón Contreras.

The presentation by the Banda Sinfónica de Yucatán “Luis Luna Guarneros” begins at Hogwarts with highlights from the “Harry Potter” saga, by John Williams.

Subsequently, attendees will be transported to the deepest seas when they hear “The Curse of the Black Pearl” by Klaus Badelt, which is part of the soundtrack of the movie “Pirates of the Caribbean.”

“Queen in Concert,” with arrangements by Jay Bocook, will invoke memories of Freddie Mercury

Then, with “ABBA Forever” the Swedish group will be remembered with “Mamma Mia” and “Super Trouper.”

A “Glenn Miller Medley” that includes “In the Mood” will transport the audience to the age of swing music.

The “Pink Panther” theme, Henry Mancini’s contribution to the famous 1963 film, will also be performed.

That will be followed by a tribute to Mexican guitarist Carlos Santana with arrangements by Giancarlo Gazzani. Then, the Puerto Rican classic “El Cumbanchero” will cheer the public and, finally, “Hot-Trop” by Bulgarian composer Atanas Boyadjiev.

Seating is limited, so attendees are urged to arrive early.

- Advertisement -

Subscribe Now!

More articles

Mexico’s COVID-19 vaccine contracts to remain a state secret until 2025

The true cost of Mexico’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign will not be known until well after the next round of federal elections....

Drivers infuriated by dangers where train work clashes with Mérida-Cancún highway

Serious accidents on the Mérida-Cancún toll highway have become more common since the construction of Phase 4 of the Mayan Train...

Progreso to open new inflatable water park this summer

The new attraction made by Splash-n-Dash Aqua Park will arrive in Progreso in the coming weeks and should be ready by...

Gov. Vila travels to France to promote investment in Yucatán

Yucatán Gov. Vila heads a seminar aimed at investors in France titled “Yucatán, the right place to invest.” Photo: Courtesy

A Mérida restaurant makes a big move, to Phoenix

A Mérida restaurant has moved to Phoenix, where Arianna Pared Villegas still proudly displays her Cuban roots. Photo: Courtesy

Out-of-control fire rages through Valladolid garbage dump

Fires are common in Yucatán between March and May, and the problem only seems to be getting worse every year. Photo:...

Starbucks forces cafes in Mexico to remove frappuccinos from menus

A law firm representing Starbucks has sent cease and desist letters to cafes across Mexico.

Tour Yucatán: Join us for 5 exciting days full of natural beauty and archaeology

We have decided that the time is right to launch our very first Yucatán Magazine tour.

17 Young Sculpture Artists You Should Follow

The "Earth" without "Art" is just "Eh." Surrounding ourselves with beautiful things is very important for our general...

8 Ways To Keep Your Nutrition Clean

Clean eating helps you feel more energized, boost overall health, and be more environmentally cautious. It is good for people, and it...