Sunday, May 11, 2008
Guanajuato's 1st Chamber Music Festival in Mineral de la Luz
Friday I went to the second concert. It turned out to be a quartet from Queretaro playing the psaltery (like a dulcimer, the word her is . vijuela (a small guitar with curved back(, guitarron (similar but larger) and accordion. 19th and early 20th century popular music. The remaining four concerts, mostly classical will be Wednesday, May 14th and the following three Saturdays, starting at 6pm. The city department provides free roundtrip bus transportatioin from the Delfina Quinones School, a short walk up Calle Alhondiga from the Alhondiga. If the program doesn't interest you you can enjoy the town and the ride back as the sun is setting.