Juanjo Mena, conductor
Santiago Ballerini: tenor
Elliot Madore: baritone
May Festival Chorus: Robert Porco, Chorus Director
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
A truly unforgettable May Festival finale. Principal Conductor Juanjo Mena leads a wildly colorful collage of South American works. Feel the rhythms dreamt of by Brazilian master Heitor Villa-Lobos and experience Venezuelan composer Antonio Estévezs vividly cinematic Cantata Criollathe story of the devil and a singing contest sometimes called South America’s Carmina Burana.