ON 22ND JULY THE SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA CEDROS-PAN-AMERICAN UNIVERSITY GAVE A CONCERT IN THE CEREMONIAL HALL OF THE VIGADÓ IN BUDAPEST
The Embassy of Mexico in Budapest and the Cedros College of the Pan-American University organized on the 22nd of July, 2016 a concert of the Cedros Symphonic Orchestra in the Ceremonial Hall of Vigadó, one of the most representative halls of Budapest, built in 1859 in the heart of Budapest next to The Danube. This concert was the first stop of their European tour and following the Hungarian capital, Vienna, Prague and Krakow will be the next.
The Embassy of Mexico since March has been providing assistance in the organization, logistics, contract preparation, invitation and dissemination of the event.
The Cedros-UP Symphonic Orchestra that is made up of Mexican youths between 8 and 20 years old, represents a unique musical work in Mexico. During the concert 70 youths were playing under the baton of the orchestra conductor, Doctor Gabriel Pliego.
Approximately 400 people participated in the event, among others officials of the Hungarian Government, members of the Mexican community and tourists of the holiday period.
The Ambassador Isabel Téllez inaugurated the event, greeted the guests, congratulated Doctor Gabriel Pliego for his efforts, who besides being conductor of the orchestra, serves as the director of the Fine Arts School of the Pan-American University.
The work of the Orchestra symbolizes the collaboration of teachers, parents and students with the purpose of building a better society.
The musicians performed pieces of Mexican and Latin-American composers, such as Arturo Márquez, José de Jesús Martínez, Samuel Zyman, among others. The concert ended with the classic piece of Huapango from José Pablo Moncayo.
After the concert the Embassy of Mexico offered a reception in honor of the musicians, parents and special guests in the Panoramic Terrace of Vigadó.
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