This year Mexicans celebrate the Bicentennial of the end of the Mexican War of Independence in 1821. The War started on September 16th of 1810. It is an occasion to celebrate together with the community of Tucson our shared heritage and the cultural diversity that Mexicans and Mexican-Americans have brought to the United States.
To commemorate this historical occasion, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra (TSO) will perform a wonderful Concert with a repertoire of music composed by Mexican and Latin American musicians, both traditional and classical.
The Consulate of Mexico in Tucson, with the Instituto Cultural Mexicano and TSO will be honored to hold this beautiful event that will mark the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, with the celebration of the 211th Anniversary of the Mexican Independence. The Concert will take place on September 15th, 2021, at 7:30 pm at the Fox Theatre Tucson (17 W Congress). Doors will open at 6:30 pm.
The night of September 15th is the traditional date for Mexicans in Mexico and abroad to celebrate their National Festivity, remembering the call to arms against the Spanish Rule on 1810 – that led to the birth of Mexico as a nation – with a civic ceremony called “El Grito” (The Outcry) that will be also performed by the Consul of Mexico, Rafael Barceló, immediately after the Concert.
The Tucson Symphony Orchestra will be performing under the conduction of Maestro José Luis Gomez.
This is a free ticketed event event – reservations are required.