The Santa Rosa Symphony and Sonoma State University will present a free, community concert featuring Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernandez at 7 p.m. July 30 at SSU’s Weill Hall + Lawn at the Green Music Center.
Principal Pops Conductor Michael Berkowitz will lead the orchestra in the concert, which pays tribute to the rich, musical heritage of mariachi music. José Hernandez is a fifth generation mariachi musician who has taken mariachi music all over the world, and his band, Sol de México, has been nominated for many Grammy Awards and played at the inaugural Latin Grammy Awards.
Although the concert is free, tickets are required and are now available. Reservations may be made in advance at the Symphony Patron Services Office at 707-546-8742 or the Green Music Center Box Office at 866-955-6040. Spanish speakers can make reservations at 707-546-7007.
Seating choices include inside the hall, outside at terrace tables or on the lawn. Concert-goers may bring in food and enjoy a picnic on the lawn or at the table, but no beverages are permitted. Food and beverages also can be purchased at the venue, and water bottle filling stations will be available.
The gates open at 5 p.m. and the lobby opens at 6 p.m. For more information, visit srsymphony.org.
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