With its captivating sound, Dalí Quartet is today’s freshest voice in Classical and Latin-American music. Anchored in both Venezuela’s El Sistema and in American classical conservatory traditions, this exciting young quartet combines the best of both worlds. Named for famous Spanish artist Salvador Dalí, this Philadelphia-based ensemble pushes the boundaries of imagination with rhythm and […]

Do you enjoy Latin beat? Do you like salsa dancing? This interactive 45-minute program takes participants on a journey of different rhythms and melodies including Argentinean Tangos, Cuban Boleros, Caribbean Rumbas, and Venezuelan Joropos. Audiences will learn various rhythmic patterns, dance steps and the origin of many of these genres and how they relate to […]

With its captivating sound, Dalí Quartet is today’s freshest voice in Classical and Latin-American music. Anchored in both Venezuela’s El Sistema and in American classical conservatory traditions, this exciting young quartet combines the best of both worlds. Named for famous Spanish artist Salvador Dalí, this Philadelphia-based ensemble pushes the boundaries of imagination with rhythm and […]

Celtic music, always a favorite at BlackRock, reaches new heights in the hands of Julie Fowlis. One of the foremost interpreters of Gaelic music currently on the scene, her angelic voice and authenticity makes her as thrilling to hear live as she was in Disney Pixar’s film Brave. Come enjoy a real master of her […]

Celtic celebration number two is Seamus Kennedy, an Irish singer, songwriter, musician, comedian and all-around entertainer. His impressive repertoire includes traditional Irish music, classic Country & Western, American standards and Scottish ballads. Kennedy combines a total command of the music with humor in the rich Irish tradition of great raconteurs. Traditional Irish fare will be […]

The first of two contrasting Celtic shows in March, Dervish is a high-energy Irish band that is just plain hot. Anticipate phenomenal, virtuosic drumming and vocals from Cathy Jordan and some awesome accordion, fiddle and flute playing. This will get the St. Paddy’s Days celebrations started in high spirits.  Appropriate for all ages.

Imagine mixing classical and Cuban music  with a pinch of jazz and a dollop of groove. With three Grammy nominations under their belt, members of the Latin Jazz group Tiempo Libre get audiences up moving in their seats. The Miami-based septet is celebrated for its sophisticated performances of timba music, an irresistible, dance-inducing mix of […]

Learn to make Brazilian Percussion instruments out of everyday materials in this interactive workshop with renowned Brazilian percussionist, Ze Mauricio of Matuto. This workshop is fun for the whole family – all ages are welcome! Please RSVP below and meet in BlackRock’s main lobby.   The workshop is free, but reservations are required. Please RSVP […]

Sporting an eclectic combination of acoustic instruments, the fusion supergroup known as World Music 5 teams seven-time Grammy winning violinist Federico Britos, Grammy nominee saxophonist Dr. Ed Calle and three-time Grammy nominees and Sony Music Latin artists Negroni’s Trio, (pianist Jose Negroni, drummer Nomar Negroni and bassist Josh Allen) to create a singular sound, rooted […]