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School of Arts & Humanities

News contact: Sadie Prater, UTD, (972) 883-2972, sprater@utdallas.edu

Classical Pianist Ana Cervantes Crosses Borders
With Unique Style and Program Selections

Will Perform in Concert at U. T. Dallas on Oct. 4

Classical pianist Ana CervantesRICHARDSON, Texas (Sept. 19, 2003) — Classical pianist Ana Cervantes, hailed by one critic — Peter Spencer of the Newark Star-Ledger — as "a physical, emotional pianist … with extraordinary touch," will give a concert Saturday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m., in the Jonsson Performance Hall (JO 2.604) at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).

The daughter of a Mexican father and a mother from Nebraska, Cervantes gives evidence in every one of her performances of her special ability to serve as an interlocutor between cultures.

Her program at UTD will include Ramón Montes de Oca’s Dos Estampas: Vestigio de Sombra (Two Prints: Vestige of Shadow), Marcela Rodríguez’s Como el agua en el agua (Like Water in Water) and Flor Robada #2: Arabesco (Stolen Flower #2: Arabesque), Arturo Márquez' Días de Mar y Río (Days of Sea and River), Georgina Derbez’s Cuatro Piezas en Seis Sonidos (Four Pieces in Six Sounds), Horacio Uribe’s Preludio y Toccata, Federico Ibarra’s Sonata No 5, and Hot Buttered Rumba by the University’s own Robert X. Rodríguez. For more information about the concert, please visit http://ah.utdallas.edu/season0304/anacervantes.htm.

Tickets for the Oct. 4 event are $10 for general admission, $5 for students and free at the door to UTD students with a valid identification. UTD ticket office hours are from 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and at the door one hour prior to showtime. To purchase tickets using Visa, MasterCard or Discover, please call 972-883-2982.

For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), e-mail utdarts@utdallas.edu or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ web site at www.utdallas.edu/ah. Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator 1-800-RELAYVV

About UTD
The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 13,600 students. The school's freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university's Web site at http://www.utdallas.edu/.

About Ana Cervantes
Cervantes has taught on the artist faculties of Princeton University, Westminster Conservatory of Rider University and on the adjunct Fine Arts faculty of The Peddie School of New Jersey, as well as in the School of Music of the University of Guanajuato, México, where she directed the Chamber Music Workshop. Currently she collaborates on university projects, both musical and academic, with compositor Ramón Montes de Oca, director of the Contemporary Music Cycle of the Festival Internacional Cervantino, and serves as advisor to the State Institute of Culture of Guanajuato.
For more information about Cervantes, please visit www.cervantespiano.com


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