ArtsNaples World Festival 2013 Program

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The ArtsNaples World Festival,, centered in Naples, is designed to celebrate the cultural arts from around the globe - one region at a time. The 2013 festival will create an immersion into the exciting cultural arts of the Latin Americas! Featured performers include nine-time Grammy Award winning trumpeter and Dizzy Gillespie protg Arturo Sandoval; legendary Brazilian jazz guitar player Romero Lubambo; and famed Cuban pianist Ignacio Nachito Herrera. Festival events will take place throughout Collier County, from Immokalee to Downtown Naples, and will be hosted in collaboration with The Philharmonic Center for the Arts, the von Liebig Art Center, the Naples International Film Festival, Naples Botanical Gardens and many others.


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    William nol


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    Friday, May 10Priscila navarro, Piano

    The von Liebig Art Center 2:00 p.m.Una sera Latina!

    ArtsNaples World Festival Gala Opening CelebrationNaples Yacht Club6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception7:30 p.m. Formal Dinner

    saturday, May 11antonio Madruga, Piano

    The von Liebig Art Center 2:00 p.m.Opening night!

    In partnership with The Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 3 Concertos with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra; Nachito Herrera, piano; Glenn Basham, violin; and Rene Gonzalez, guitar. William Noll, Conductor. Hayes Hall, The Philharmonic Center for the Arts 8:00 p.m.

    sunday, May 12rene Gonzalez, Guitar

    The von Liebig Art Center 2:00 p.m. antonio Madruga trio

    The Ritz-Carlton, Naples 9:00 p.m.Mothers Day in the brazilian Garden

    Naples Botanical Garden9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

    Monday, May 13nachito herrera, Piano

    The von Liebig Art Center 2:00 p.m.tango Legend, Pablo repun

    Naples Botanical GardensArgentine Cocktails, 5:30 p.m.Tango Performance, 6:00 p.m.

    antonio Madruga trioThe Ritz-Carlton, Naples 9:00 p.m.

    La casa: Latin american art at the von Liebig art center april 27 - June 1

    Latin FiLM FestivaL presented by theNaples International Film Festival at Silverspot Cinema

    Saturday, May 11 Screening of The Maid (La Nana) 3:00 p.m.

    Monday, May 13Screening of City of God (Cidade de Dues)7:00 p.m.

    Tuesday, May 14Pans Labyrinth (El Laberinto del Fauno)7:00 p.m.

    Educational Outreach at FunTime Academy,Collier County Public Schools and Collier County Libraries.

    FestivalDuring the

    tuesday, May 14Zarzuelas performed by sandra Lopez and Paul Posnak

    The von Liebig Art Center 2:00 p.m.

    Grand Finale Featuring trumpet virtuoso arturo sandoval and the Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra featuring romero Lubambo

    in partnership with The Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Hayes Hall, The Philharmonic Center for the Arts 8:00 p.m.

    antonio Madruga trioThe Ritz-Carlton, Naples 9:00 p.m.

    scheDULe OF events

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    Over 150 distinguished guests are expected to attend Una Sera Latina!, the ArtsNaples World Festival Gala Opening Celebration, on Friday, May 10 at the Naples Yacht Club.honorary Gala chairs, Mayor John F. and Mrs. Delores sorey and

    Gala committee chairs, John and Judy hushon, will kick off the affair with a 6:30 p.m. cocktail reception hosted on the Yacht Clubs extraordinary terrace overlooking the north end of Naples Bay. The reception will feature select fine wines including Argentine Malbec, unoaked Chilean Chardonnay, and Argentine Sparkling Wine from the Mendoza region - and signature South American cocktails. Guests will enjoy a unique Latin chamber group performance throughout the cocktail reception.

    Dinner will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. in the Yacht Clubs main dining room. The menu will feature Latin fusion cuisine, prepared by Naples Yacht Club Chef Ralph C. Feraco, CEC, AAC, with selections including ceviche, Chilean sea bass, Brazilian-style roasted pork, and more. ArtsNaples World Festival Artistic Director Maestro William Noll will present a preview of festival performances throughout the dinner, including a professional tango demonstration and a Latin Jazz piano performance. Contributing to the overall Latin theme, a collection of 25 pieces of Hispanic folk art from the 18th century will be on throughout the evening.

    Dress for Una Sera Latina!, the ArtsNaples World Festival Gala Opening Celebration, is black tie or Guayabera shirt.

    UnaLatina!SeraartsNaples world Festival gala opening Celebration will give a taste of whats to come.

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    to our Friends from throughout the world


    Thank you for accepting our invitation in order for you to experience a continuing new cultural tradition in Naples, a most vibrant and beautiful region of southwest Florida. Together, we celebrate the exciting and rich cultural

    heritage of the Latin Americas, for the second annual ArtsNaples World Festival, May 10 14, 2013.

    During the Festival you will experience an immersion in art, orchestral concerts, chamber music, virtuoso piano recitals, jazz, vocal music, cuisine, natures beauty, cinema, and dance! Combined with the incredible scenic wonder of the Gulf Coast beaches, you may savor an unforgettable journey through distinctively Hispanic cultures.

    This sharing of the Hispanic experience is the continuation of an annual tradition to celebrate unique cultures throughout the world.

    And, continuing our worldly tradition, make plans now to return in 2014 as ArtsNaples World Festival celebrates the sounds, sights and tastes of all things Italian. ArtsNaples will begin a major Italian Festival the weekend of May 2nd, 2014. Experience grand opera, theatre, chamber music, symphonic works, cuisine, jazz, fashion, and more!

    In the meantime, let us be engaged by the inspired cultures of the Latin Americas.

    come in May! stay in May!

    Well bring the world to you.Muchas Gracias!

    William noll, artistic Director

    MaestrOs GreetinG

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    sPOnsOrs & Partners





    Barbara Burris

    rose Mary everett

    roy (trey) D. Farmer III

    FCB-Florida Community Bank

    Community Foundation of

    Collier County

    Chrissie porter Forbes

    the gyetvay Family


    Carol avard and robert Hicks

    Nicki and paul Huber

    John & Judy Hushon

    Charles and Virginia Jacobsen

    Charitable trust

    lacey King

    william a. & Barbara Klauber

    Merlin & Harriet lickhalter

    Nancy peery Marriott Foundation

    the Martin Foundation

    Martin s. & gustel s. Morton


    selma Nettles

    Maestro william Noll

    Maureen ogorman

    Bill oMeara

    philharmonic Center for

    the arts

    Ivan seligman

    Donald l. shapiro

    Judy sproul

    tDC (Collier County tourist

    Development Council)

    David & Janice trecker

    Jerry & patti wachowicz

    Myra and Van Zandt williams


  • TDC

    Nancy Peery Marriott Foundation

    i s a proud suppor ter o f the Ar tsNaples World Fes t ivaland i t s Educational Outreach Programs

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    Priscila navarro, PianoFriday, May 10 | 2:00 p.m.

    Fresh off her Carnegie Hall debut performance, 19-year-old piano sensation, Priscila Navarro, promises to thrill the audience with her impressive lyrical talent. Navarro is originally from Lima, Peru and currently studies at Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Bower School of Music under full scholarship. Navarro performs all over the world including recent performances in South America, Italy, and Poland.

    antonio Madruga, Pianosaturday, May 11 | 2:00 p.m.

    Eighteen year-old Cuban-American pianist and prodigy of Maestro William Noll, Antonio Madruga promises to light up the stage with his distinct ability - and affinity - for jazz. A true piano virtuoso with a musical maturity beyond his years,

    Madruga began playing when he was just three years old, and by the time he was ten he was performing in Italy. He has been featured in an HBO documentary, has played numerous festivals, and has performed at the White House.

    rene Gonzalez, Guitarsunday, May 12 | 2:00 p.m.

    Rene Gonzalez, one of the finest classical guitarists in America, will showcase his extensive musical range and feature his incredible version of El Colbri, The Hummingbird at this much anticipated performance. A protg of world renowned classical guitarist, Juan Mercadal, Gonzalez now heads the University of Miamis Classical Guitar Program. Gonzalez has performed with many established musical artists including Victoria de los Angeles and recently co-starred in the film production of Fernando & Me, based upon the life and music of Fernando Sor.

    Music to art and everything in between!

    Antonio Madruga

    Priscila Navarro

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    ignacio nachito herrera, PianoMonday, May 13 | 2:00 p.m.

    Last November - in a performance that served as a prelude to the ArtsNaples World Festival - Nachito Herrera had the crowd on its feet during an appearance with the Cuban National Orchestra at The Phil. With A background that includes performing Rachmaninoffs Concerto No. 2, with the Havana Symphony Orchestra at age 12 and touring as a member of the Afro Cuban All Stars in 2009, its no surprise that Herrera has been touted as one of the worlds greatest Cuban pianists. Herreras vast repertoire includes classical as well as traditional Cuban rhythms.

    canciones and Zarzuelas performed by sandra Lopez and Paul Posnaktuesday, May 14 | 2:00 p.m.

    Soprano powerhouse, Sandra Lopez, and celebrated pianist, Paul Posnak, join forces to present a magical afternoon of the music of Ernesto Lecuona! These beautifully melodic scenes of life, incorporate operatic and popular song, as well as dance. Lopez has captivated audiences around the world with her critically-acclaimed operatic performances with major companies. Posnak is a recognized soloist pianist and much sought after collaborator who has worked with artists including Luciano Pavarotti.

    La casa: Latin american art La Casa: Latin American Art will be the Naples Art Associations second annual

    collaboration with ArtsNaples World Festival. From April 27 through June 1, artwork by local Latin American artists will be on view at the von Liebig Art Center. Featured artists include three Face Award alumni (JAMA: 2011, Lucy Correa Ryback: 2012, and Juan Diaz: 2013) and pieces from the Naples Museum of Art collection.

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    OPeninG niGht!3 concertos with the naples Philharmonic Orchestraand special Guest soloistssaturday, May 11 | 8:00 p.m.

    The incredible melodies of Joaquin Rodrigos Concierto de Aranjuez performed by master guitarist Rene Gonzalez, will kick off this exceptional opening night concert featuring music of the Latin Americas and Spain. Famed Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla will be represented with a remarkable performance of his famous Four Seasons of Buenos Aires. This impressive show will close with the brilliance of one of the worlds greatest pianists, Nachito Herrera, playing compositions and arrangements of his native Cuba.

    FestivaL GranD FinaLeFeaturing Famed trumpet virtuoso arturo sandovaltuesday, May 14 | 8:00 p.m.

    Nine-time Grammy Award winning trumpeter and Dizzy Gillespie protg, Arturo Sandoval, joins forces with legendary Brazilian jazz guitar player, Romero Lubambo, to present a vivacious live concert thats sure to bring down the house!

    The Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra featuring Romero Lubambo will open the concert. Lubambo and his band unite the flavorful style of Brazilian music with the American jazz tradition. He has recorded with many famous

    musical artists including Yo-Yo Ma, Paquito DRivera, and Harry Belafonte.Rounding out the evening is Arturo Sandoval, notably one of the worlds most

    dynamic and powerful live performers of our time. He is a master and guardian of the jazz trumpet and flugel horn, and a legendary classical artist, pianist, and composer. Sandoval has collaborated with some of the most famous musicians of yesterday and today, including performing with Celine Dion at the Oscars and Justin Timberlake at the Grammy Awards.

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    Legendary Performers,Unforgettable shows!

    Arturo Sandoval

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  • antonio Madruga triosunday, May 12 9:00 p.m.

    Monday, May 13 9:00 p.m.

    tuesday, May 14 9:00 p.m.

    Performing jazz, classics, and original arrangements in addition to Cuban standards, the Antonio Madruga Trio is a smooth Latin jazz group led by 18-year old Cuban-American pianist and prodigy of Maestro William Noll, Antonio Madruga. The performance will feature rhythmically vibrant sounds in the tradition of Madrugas diverse musical influences, which include jazz greats Oscar Peterson, Paquito DRivera, and Dizzy Gillespie; classical artists Liszt, Chopin, Bach, and Brahms, and Cuban classical pianists Jorge Luis Prats, and Ernesto Lecuona, to name a few.

    Madruga is a graduate of the New World School of the Arts, Miami, and has performed with both the Monk All-Star Sextet and the Jazz Ensemble in New York City. He was awarded the Ella Fitzgerald Award for outstanding soloist at the 2011 Essentially Ellington competition at Lincoln Center, was selected as a member of the Grammy Awards Jazz Ensemble, and performed with Grammy-Award winner Esperanza Spalding, during Grammy Week 2012. In 2010, at the invitation of First Lady Michelle Obama, he performed at the White House. He has also appeared as a soloist, or with his trio, at the Panama Jazz Festival, Carnegie Hall, Princeton University, The Kennedy Center, and more. Rounding out the talented trio is Scott Smith on bass and James Martin on drums. The Antonio Madruga Trio promises an entertaining evening that the audience wont soon forget.

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    bringing Latin Jazzclassics to Life!

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    The inaugural 2012 ArtsNaples World Festival celebrated all things Russian and was a resounding success. It delivered memorable performances, bold programming, educational outreach, and touched the lives of over eleven thousand people. The 2013 Festival builds on this

    innovative foundation and celebrates the rich heritage of the Latin Americas and Hispanic cultures.

    During the Festival, you will experience an exhilarating array of performances, expanded cultural partnerships, and exceptional special events. ArtsNaples showcases the amazing var...