Celebración Sinfonica: Latin Fire

Celebración Sinfonica: Latin Fire
Abravanel Hall
123 W S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA Get Directions


A passion filled energetic celebration of Latin American orchestral hits paired with the firework playing of highly acclaimed Costa Rican trumpeter Jose Sibaja and Mexican soprano Mónica Ábrego. This high-octane concert is sure to make you want to dance and sing along!

In addition to being the lead trumpet of the Boston Brass, Sibaja has recorded with such artists as Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Celia Cruz and has performed on television at the MTV awards, Grammy Awards, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with David Letterman among many others.

Mónica Ábrego is one of Mexico’s most outstanding sopranos. She has performed on stages around the world with a diverse repertoire which includes opera, lied, oratorio, folk, and popular music.

Announce/Subscriptions On Sale: March 24, 2022
Design-A-Series & Group Tickets On Sale: May 17, 2022
2022-23 Subscriber Presale: June 6, 2022
Single-performance Tickets On-Sale: June 14, 2022


HERNÁNDEZ (arr. Albert Gonzales): “El Cumbanchero” (Puerto Rico)
ABREU (arr. Lopez-Yañez): “Tico-Tico no Fubá” (Brazil)
TRADITIONAL (arr. Lopez-Yañez): “La Llorona” (Mexico)
VINICIO MEZA: “Lucía” (Costa Rica)
SORO: “Danza Fantástica” (Chile)
GREVER: “Júrame” (Mexico)
PIAZZOLLA (arr. Sibaja): “Libertango” (Argentina)
VELÁZQUEZ (arr. Sibaja): “Bésame Mucho” (Mexico)
BARROSO (arr. Lopez-Yañez): “Aquarela do Brasil” (Brazil)
ANDRÉS SOTO: “Bailongo (Danzas de Pasión y Dresdén)” (Costa Rica)
LARA (arr. Lopez-Yañez): “Granada” (Mexico)
GARRIDO (arr. Lopez-Yañez): “Pelea de Gallos” (Chile)
GREVER (arr. E. Magallanes): “Júrame” (Mexico)
CLARICE ASSAD: “Bonecos de Olinda” (Brazil)
PONCE (arr. Jeff Nevin): “Estrellita” (Mexico)
BIZET (arr. Lopez-Yañez): Carmen Suite


ACCESSIBILITY: We are committed to making our performances and venues accessible to all of our patrons.

GENERAL AGE GUIDELINE: Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. No babes in arms will be admitted.

LATE SEATING POLICY: Late seating will be at an appropriate break in the concert, to be determined at a later date, or at intermission. More information on our late and re-entry policies is found here.

Artists and programs are subject to change. No refunds. View Terms of Sale here.



Season SponsorGeorge S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation
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