Fiery Concert is ‘¡Caliente!’ on September 15


Space Coast Symphony Orchestra Conductor Aaron Collins and clarinetist Jennifer Royals strike a pose in advance of ¡Caliente!

he Space Coast Symphony Orchestra will present music from Cuba to Argentina in a concert inspired by Latin America at 3:00 PM on Sunday, September 15.  ¡Caliente!, which is Spanish for “hot,” will be held at the Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center, 1707 16th Street, 32960.  Passionate tangos, blazing mambos and pulsating congas will all be featured in the all-Latin ¡Caliente! program of favorites that includes Gershwin’s Cuban Overture and Bernstein’s West Side Story, along with dynamic orchestral works from contemporary Latin composers, including “Conga del Fuego” and Three Latin American Dances by Gabriela Lena Frank. Soprano, Amy Cofield joins the orchestra to sing Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos’s best known work: the soaring aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5.  Internationally known conductor and University of Florida educator, Laszlo Marosi will guest conduct the SCSO in the world premiere of Christopher Marshall’s “Streets of Old San Juan.” $25 advance tickets for adults are available through the orchestra website at or at the orchestra’s official ticket outlet, Marine Bank & Trust, beachside and mainland branches. Tickets at the door are $30.  ¡Caliente! is free for those aged 18 and under or with a student ID. For more information, call toll free to 855-252-7276 or visit

Space Coast Symphony Orchestra artistic director, Aaron T. Collins, is enthusiastic about the playful rhythms, familiar dance tunes and fiery passion of the music in ¡Caliente!.

“There’s just something about the music of Latin America that makes you want to move,” said Collins. “This program really brings the sizzle.”

For more information about the Space Coast Symphony’s 2019-20 Season or the Symphony for Everyone discount ticket program, please visit or call toll-free (855) 252-7276.

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