Thousands of area music lovers have enjoyed the popular FIRST FRIDAY @ GALERIA WEST Music Series concerts, presented by TEATRO Si at the intimate Galeria West Art & Music Gallery, located at 111 Quimby Street in downtown Westfield, NJ. This once a month live concert event continues to bring to you a unique opportunity to enjoy a diversity of music genres as performed by a select series of international artists. The popular monthly concert event continues on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 7:00pm with an evening of the unique Tango and South American music fusion sounds by the acclaimed Yas Cortes Duo in concert.
The YAS CORTES DUO is comprised of guitarists and vocalists Maria Cortes and Oscar Yas. The husband and wife team were born in Argentina where they have won several prestigious music and vocal competitions. The duo’s extensive repertoire includes South American Folklore and the popular Tango as well as Boleros and the Flamenco. Founders and members of various vocal ensembles, they have performed in the great concert halls throughout North and South America and Europe. In the tri-state area they have performed at Carnegie Hall, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC, Giants Stadium, NJPAC, Trump Taj Mahal, Caesar’s Palace and with TEATRO Sí. The YAS CORTES DUO has shared the stage with numerous renowned artists such as; Ariel Ramirez, Jaime Torres, Horacio Guarani, Mercedes Sosa, Teresa Parodi, Ruben Juarez, Raul Lavie, Raul Barbosa, Roberto Goyeneche, Carlos Santana, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Chango Nieto, Susana Rinaldi, Julio Iglesias, Alfredo Zitarroza, Los Tucu Tucu, Victor Heredia, Los Chalchaleros and more. They are thrilled to be having an encore concert presentation with TEATRO Si at the First Friday @ Galeria West Music Series.
We invite you to join us often during the year to celebrate the arts in a unique setting. We recommend that you consider enjoying a fine meal before or after the concert at one of the fine eateries in quaint downtown Westfield and the surrounding area. Most are located within a short walk from the gallery. FIRST FRIDAY @ GALERIA WEST concert tickets are priced at $15 for adults and $10 for children. Advance tickets and information are available online at www.BrownPaperTickets.com (enter First Friday @ Galeria West for event search) or for reservations and more information call the TEATRO Si box office at 908-301-9496. Event proceeds benefit theatrical programming efforts at TEATRO Si, a 501(c) 3 New Jersey not for profit corporation.