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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 19 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Oct 19, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 19, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 19 - Dec 29, 2017
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East of the…

Oct 19, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

East of the…

Oct 19, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

Heart of the House

Oct 19, 2017 - Jan 08, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Heart of the House puts the spotlight on House… more

Houmas House Presents…

Oct 19 - 31, 2017
For the month of October, there will be a 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm haunted tour.… more

Jazz in the Park

Oct 19 - Nov 2, 2017
Jazz in the Park returns this fall running from September 14th to November… more

Lilith in Loa…

Oct 19, 2017
From Laurel Canyon to the West Village, Nashville to New Orleans, the LOA Bar… more

The Fountain Lounge…

Oct 19 - Nov 18, 2017
Join us for Amanda Ducorbier at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel.… more

The Historic New…

Oct 19 - 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

22nd Annual Pasta &…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
Join us for an unforgettable evening ..Paris, Montmare, Cabaret, Can Can, and… more

Boo at the Zoo

Oct 20 - 28, 2017
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

Concerts in the…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular outdoor music series Concerts in… more

Golden State Warriors…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
Come experience NBA basketball at its best as the Pelicans take on the NBA's… more

Magazine St. Art…

Oct 20, 2017
Magazine St. Art Market is a unique way to experience the best of our local… more

Oktoberfest NOLA

Oct 20 - 21, 2017
Cost $8 - children 12 and under free - tickets available at gate … more

Saenger Theatre…

Oct 20 - 28, 2017
Plan your escape to the new musical comedy getaway ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE!… more

The Fountain Lounge…

Oct 20 - Dec 29, 2017
Join us for Sam Kuslanr at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel. While… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 19 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

THNOC, MASNO and NPS to present events celebrating Cuban music

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media contacts:
Anne Robichaux, marketing associate
The Historic New Orleans Collection
(504) 598-7137 | anner@hnoc.org
533 Royal St. | 400-410 Chartres St.
(504) 523-4662 | wrc@hnoc.org www.hnoc.org

Cara McCool Woolf, executive director
Musical Arts Society of New Orleans
(504) 715-0818 | cara@masno.org
PO Box 750698
(504) 899-4826 | www.masno.org

Dora Veracruz Martinez, education and training specialist
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve, New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park
(504) 589-3882, ext. 140 dora_martinez@nps.gov
419 Decatur St.
(504) 952-3662| www.nps.gov/jazz

THNOC, MASNO and NPS to present events celebrating Cuban music

All events to feature internationally acclaimed pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine

September 2017 | New Orleans-The Historic New Orleans Collection, the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans and the National Park Service will present "From Cuba to New Orleans," a series of three programs celebrating Cuban music and a master class for NOCCA students, Sept. 26-29, 2017. Each event will feature internationally acclaimed pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine, a Russian-American who studied under Cuban-born piano master Solomon Mikowsky. Winner of MASNO's 2004 New Orleans International Piano competition, Moutouzkine was recently selected by Steinway to record "Piano Music of Cuba," a CD of 20th-century Cuban compositions released earlier this year.

Details of each program are listed below.

The Historic New Orleans Collection presents its annual Francisco Bouligny Lecture
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 • 6:30 p.m.
Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St.

Admission is free. | Reservations: wrc@hnoc.org or (504) 523-4662

Alexandre Moutouzkine will perform a solo recital of selections from "Piano Music of Cuba" for THNOC's annual Bouligny Lecture. Established by the Bouligny Foundation, this annual series examines Louisiana's Spanish influences and honors the legacy of Francisco Bouligny (1736-1800), an important military and political figure in Spanish colonial Louisiana. Admission is free and reservations are recommended.

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The Musical Arts Society of New Orleans presents "Flavors of Cuba"
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 • 6:30 p.m.

L'Entrepot, 527 Julia St.
Tickets are $40, include food from Carmo Restaurant, and are available at masno.org or (504) 899-4826. A cash bar will be available at the event.

Experience the "Flavors of Cuba" with music featuring Alexandre Moutouzkine and violinist Chloé Kiffer, accompanied by culinary delights from Carmo Restaurant. A native of Metz, France, Kiffer graduated from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris at 17, earned an artist diploma in Germany and received postgraduate degrees from the Manhattan School of Music as a student of Pinchas Zukerman and Patinka Kopec.

Tickets, which include food, are $40 and may be purchased at www.masno.org or (504) 899-4826. A cash bar will be available.

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A Piano Afternoon at NOCCA: A Master Class with Alexandre Moutouzkine
Thursday, September 28, 2017 • 1:30-3:30 p.m.

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), 2800 Chartres St., Lupin Lobby
Admission is free and open to the public.
In partnership with the Steinway Society of New Orleans and MASNO, Hall Piano Company will present Alexandre Moutouzkine for an afternoon of piano. Moutouzkine will hold a masterclass for NOCCA students and share his experiences in the New Orleans International Piano competition. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Leonardo Hernandez at leo@hallpiano.com or (504) 733-8863.

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National Park Service presents "Keyboard Connections: Havana, New Orleans, and Music in the 1800s"
Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 • noon
Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave.

Admission is free.

Alfred E. Lemmon, director of THNOC's Williams Research Center, will discuss how music connected New Orleans and Cuba from the Crescent City's earliest days. The program will feature live accompaniment by Moutouzkine ranging from music played at John Calswell's St. Charles Theater in the 1830s to pieces by Ruth Mallory Kennedy and Delphine Points memorializing the Spanish-American War to works by Louis Moreau Gottschalk and Jelly Roll Morton that explored the Cuban musical vocabulary.

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"From Cuba to New Orleans" is presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection, the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans and the National Park Service with support from Carmo Restaurant, Hall Piano Company, Steinway and Sons, 1896 O'Malley House and WWNO.

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About The Historic New Orleans Collection
Founded in 1966, The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South region. For more information, visit www.hnoc.org, call (504) 523-4662, or follow THNOC on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

About the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans
Originally founded as the New Orleans Institute for the Performing Arts (NOIPA) in 1980 by Melvin Alford and Julianne Nice, the organization aimed to provide students and teachers in the performing arts with master classes and workshops, as well as to expose them to performances by artists in the mainstream of professional activity. Today, the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans creates opportunities to hear, participate in and appreciate performances of the musical arts by established and emerging artists; encourages the development of supportive, knowledgeable and enthusiastic audiences for concerts; nurtures the development of talent; and champions music education. For more information, visit www.masno.org or call (504) 899-4826.

About the National Park Service
Since 1916, the National Park Service has been entrusted with the care of America's national parks. With the help of volunteers and partners, the NPS safeguards America's treasures and shares their stories with more than 275 million visitors every year. There are two NPS areas in south Louisiana: New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park with two locations in New Orleans's French Quarter and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve with sites in New Orleans, Marrero, Chalmette, Eunice, Lafayette and Thibodaux. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/jazzwww.nps.gov/jela or call (504) 589-3882