Premiere of “The Elephant and the Clown” for Double Clarinet Quartet

On Oct. 13, 2012 at the Vandoren/Buffet Clarinet Ensemble Festival, Paquito D’Rivera’s new work "The Elephant and the Clown" is premiering for double Clarinet Quartet. The performance of the new work will be at 6:00 pm at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Music Building Recital Hall in Greensboro, NC. The new piece will… [Read More]

Paquito Declared Dilecto Son of Asuncion, Paraguay

Today, September 26, 2012, Paquito D’Rivera was declared "Hijo Dilecto de Asunción" (honesty with love and respectful recognition – son of Asunción). The honor comes from the city of Asunción, the capitol of Paraguay. Paquito D’Rivera was very moved, and declared himself a ‘lover of Paraguay’, and that he wants to return with his wife,… [Read More]

In the Footsteps of Mangore Tour – Reviews From Trinidad

Queens Hall Photo in Trinidad

Two reviews of the concert on Sept. 16 at Queens Hall, Port-of-Spain in Trinidad. Reprise of a Guarani Cacique Paquito D’Rivera Thrills Queen Hall The tour "In the Footsteps of Mangore" with Berta Rojas continues throughout the Americas with Honduras and Costa Rica this week. See the full schedule.