Join the Mexican Cultural Institute for a performance of traditional and contemporary Mexican and Latin American choral music by 'Staccato'.
Founded and directed by Marco Antonio Ugalde, Staccato, choir of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) is comprised of university students. It boasts a wide and varied repertoire, focused mainly on a capella choral music of the 20th and 21st centuries. The choir is constantly seeking out newly written and avant-garde music, in keeping with the University's spirit of innovation. Within Mexico, the ensemble maintains an active presence in the cultural life of the University, while also performing in diverse venues and in cultural festivals throughout the country. Staccato has performed in international festivals in Belgium, Poland, the Czech Republic, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina. They will be in Washington after performing at the Yale International Choir Festival.