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Anna Maria Mendieta

Music of Spain

 

Mendieta brings Spain's rich history and music to listeners across the globe with her group, Tango Del Cielo. She has spent years educating and entertaining audiences, playing Argentine Tango, Flamenco, and Spanish Classical music with some of the most important and influential figures in the musical world.

Join us for a conversation with Steve Thompson and Mendieta and find out why she thinks the harp is the perfect musical vehicle for this dynamic music.

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Anna Maria Mendieta, principal harpist with the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera, has performed with orchestras and chamber music groups across the country and beyond including the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet, Russian National Orchestra, and the Russian State Ballet. She has performed for Pope Benedict XVI, President Clinton, President Gorbachev, the King and Queen of Spain; for National Hispanic Week in Washington D.C., and the World Youth Day events in Madrid. She has toured Spain many times and specializes in playing Spanish music and Argentine tango.

 

With many albums to her credit, Anna Maria has appeared in movies, on television, and national radio. She has performed with Frederica von Stade, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, Frank Sinatra Jr, Olivia Newton John, and Barry Manilow, who calls her his “favorite harpist”. When she's not pulling strings, she's out on the dancefloor as a part of the show. 

Mendieta and her Grammy-Winning Team just released a world premiere tango album, "Tango Del Cielo," featuring music of Argentina & Spain. 

In celebration of the album reaching #2 on Billboard's Classical Crossover Charts, Mendieta is offering a discount!

Check it out here, as a digital download or CD

and use discount code:

"TANGO50"

to get 50% off

Sacramento,  California
USA

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