El Grito: Mexican Independence Day in Indianapolis

Sones de México Ensemble will headline the official Indianapolis Mexican Independence Day ceremony. Celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day by coming to Garfield Park for food, crafts and music. Enjoy a traditional celebration which includes the glorious “Grito” (shout) that Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla once used to garner support of the people to rise and take arms […]

¡Que Viva México! Film with live music by Sones de México

Presented by the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Mexican Consulate in Detroit in celebration of Mexican Independence Day. Director Sergei Eisenstein’s restored silent film masterpiece “¡Que Viva México!” with live musical accompaniment by Sones de México Ensemble. On a 1927 visit to the Soviet Union to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, […]

Beyond the Music: Diego Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Sones de México Ensemble celebrates Mexican Independence Day with a concert at the famous Diego Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of the Arts. The Detroit Industry fresco cycle was conceived by Mexican muralist Diego Rivera as a tribute to the city’s manufacturing base and labor force of the 1930s. Rivera completed the twenty-seven panel […]