Category Archives: 2012

News announcements in 2012

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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In the Footsteps of Mangore Tour – Reviews From 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 … Continue reading

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Review of the New CD – Dia y Medio at JazzTimes

Travis Rogers, Jr., posted a wonderful review on JazzTimes.com of Dia y Medio, a joint venture of Paquito D’Rivera and Paraguayan guitarist Berta Rojas. "To have a musician of D’Rivera’s performing and composing skills alongside Rojas’ dedication to her homeland … Continue reading

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World Premiere Live Performance of “Come With Me” with Jose Limon Dance Company

On June 30 and July 1, Paquito D’Rivera will perform live with Jose Limon Dance Company the world premiere of “Come With Me” inspired by the original work “Ladies in White”. The work was commissioned by Jose Limon Dance Company … Continue reading

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