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Orchestra addresses global climate change in free Coral Gables concert

This premier presentation of Carlos Patino’s large-scale musical work addresses the network of problems propagated by climate change. Features a 24-musician orchestra conducted by Grammy and Latin Grammy awardee Carlitos López.

Take your blanket and enjoy the music and message.

WHEN: Sunday at 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 16

WHERE: Matheson Hammock Park, Coral Rock Shelter Area, 9610 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156.

Movement I: We are running out of time features piano, choir, woodwinds, flutes oboe, soprano sax, clarinets, bassoon and electronics.

Image: Carlos Patino

  • Movement II: Gasping Breaths features flute and electronics ensemble
  • Movement III: Mourning chants features a pack of woodwind instruments
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The event is free and open to the community. Donations are greatly appreciated. Please RSVP.

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