Past Concerts and Events

Celebrate the Holidays with Cantigas at the Kennedy Center!

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 6:00pm

Free Admission

Friday, December 13, 2013 
Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage at 6:00pm 

Rhythm & Song: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 2:00pm

2:00 pm, Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Takoma Park Community Center

7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

Guest Artist:  Marian Licha, Storyteller

Cantigas celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with this family concert of songs and stories from Latin America in collaboration with Puerto Rican storyteller Marian Licha.  Good for children and adults alike, with lots of audience participation.  FREE and open to the public.

Benefit Concert and Reception on June 28

Friday, June 28, 2013 - 7:00pm

The Hispanic Leaders Association; Cantigas, Washington's Premier Latino Chorus; and Embassy of Spain are giving a Benefit Concert and Reception to support Cantigas's outreach programs.

Cantigas mission is to increase awareness and appreciation of the many rich styles of Latin American, Spanish and Caribbean choral music, and unite communities through the joyful and transformative power of music. Cantigas provides artistic excellence in creative programming; educational workshops; and bilingual, cross-cultural and collaborative performances to national and international audiences. The chorus performs in Spanish, Portuguese, and a variety of languages and dialects of the Americas such as Nahuatl, Quechua and Creole, with bilingual concert program notes and texts.

We hope you all can attend, and please invite other friends, co-workers and family members There will be a reception, raffles and lots of other things. Your attendance is greatly appreciated. Tickets will only be available prior to the event. 

Limited number of tickets will be made available.


Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 7:00pm

As part of Cantigas' tour to Puerto Rico on April 18, we are pleased to announce the Danzas y Cantos de España e Hispanoamérica concert. Cantigas will present along with Conjunto Criollo. Repertoire will include the masterful Romancero Gitano by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, for classical guitar, choir, and voice soloists, and Andanza del Ánima by Puertorican composer Enrique Bayoan Ríos. Cantigas will be accompanied by the Puerto Rican guitarist Yovianna García.

This is a free concert.

Location:  Sala Sinfónica Pablo Casals, Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A. Ferré in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Summer Fiesta & Fundraising!

Monday, June 18, 2012 - 6:00pm

A toast to Cantigas among friends and fans... wrapping up a musically phenomenal year, and setting the stage for next season! Bring your party spirit and your friends to join us for dancing, drinks, a raffle and some fun musical surprises. A $10 donation is suggested at the door. If you cannot attend, your donation of any size will be instrumental!

RITMO Y CANCIÓN: Latin American Rhythms & Songs

Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 1:00pm

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC. Creative fun for the whole family!  Enjoy a memorable musical journey through Spain and Latin America, featuring traditional songs and rhythms.  Join in on our interactive sing-along.  Bring your handmade masks from the previous workshop. 

Syncopations: Music from the African Diaspora

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 7:00pm

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 7:00 pm, at Bethesda United Methodist Church

Tangos and Romance

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 7:00pm

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 7:00 pm, at First Congregational United Church of Christ

Winter Holidays Celebration: Songs & Parrandas

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 7:00pm

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At the Bethesda United Methodist Church
8300 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD  20814
Guest Artist:  Richard Montgomery High School Madrigals, 
under the direction of Ronald P. Frezzo 

An Ode to Poetry: A Tribute to Pablo Neruda and the World that Inspired Him

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 7:00pm

7:00 pm, Saturday, June 7, 2014, at The Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street, NW, Washington, DC  20005
Guest Artist:  Duo Alturas