David Rubenstein Atrium @ Lincoln Center
Broadway at 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023
Performance live-streamed to the following Queens Library branches:
Cambria Heights, Central, Flushing, Fresh Meadows, Langston Hughes, Lefferts, Ridgewood, Rochdale Village, and Sunnyside. *See below for more details.
September 29th, 2012, 2:30–3:30pm
Photo Credit: Richard Blinkoff
Photo Credit: Chris Ramirez
Alexander Wu and the ZigZag Quartet take audiences of all ages on a journey across Latin culture to find the threads of salsa, samba, tango, and meringue throughout classical, jazz, and modern musical compositions. Latin influences abound if you listen carefully, and top tango dancers Carolina Jaurena and Diego Blanco bring Argentine music to life with their smooth moves.
*This special presentation will be live-streamed to the following select Queens Library branches:
Cambria Heights (218-13 Linden Boulevard, Cambria Heights)
Central (89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica)
Flushing (41-17 Main Street Flushing, NY 11355)
Fresh Meadows (193-20 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows)
Langston Hughes (100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona)
Lefferts(103-34 Lefferts Boulevard, Richmond Hill)
Ridgewood (20-12 Madison Street, Ridgewood)
Rochdale Village (169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica)
Sunnyside (43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City).
Each library branch mentioned will host a Viewing Party at 2:30pm where library patrons can sit and watch the live-streamed performance, while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Performance includes a Q&A with the artists.
Suggested ages 10+up
Alexander Wu - Piano
Francisco Roldán - Guitar
Hilliard Greene - Bass
Rex Benincasa - Percussion
Carolina Jaurena - Dancer
Diego Blanco - Dancer
ZigZag Quartet has performed extensively including ‘Meet the Artists’ concerts at Lincoln Center, Mannes College Guitar Festival, Winterfest Jazz on the Vine, Bryant Park, Barnes & Noble at Lincoln Square for their CD signing as well as dozens of performances at community libraries, museums, churches and educational institutions. In the spring of 2012 ZigZag Quartet premiered five new works written and commissioned for the group by composers in residence 'Music under Construction' at the Mannes College of Music-The New School.
Find Out More
For more about Alex Wu and the ZigZag Quartet, please visit www.alexanderawu.com
100 spaces reserved for raffle winners, otherwise entrance is on a first-come first-served basis.