Concert María La Cantante
By Jade Arroyo
Warming up for the massive New Year’s Eve celebration, we went to the María Sánchez concert at Casa Europa. Known unanimously as “the singer,” she performed live on Friday, December 30, accompanied by excellent musicians performing a special set in tribute to the Mexican icon Juan Gabriel, who died in 2016.
María is originally from Hermosillo, Sonora, but for more than twenty years she has lived and sung in San Miguel. She sings in theaters, nightclubs, and concerts such as this one.
Maria hails from a musical lineage, which assures that she can interpret any song and genre from Juan Gabriel to Francisco Céspedes, the Buki, or Janis Joplin.
She currently organizes bohemian nights at the Muvarte Gallery, where he plays Latin American music such as bossa nova and Cuban music. He just released his first album.
Casa Europa was filled with friends of the music of Juan Gabriel who danced the noa-noa and chanted eternal love in honor of the divo of Juaréz.
La Casa Europa is located in a beautiful historic building in the center of the city. Its mission is to be a forum for local and regional culture, and a link between Mexico and the countries of the European Union. It hosts, supports, and strengthens this cultural exchange, through exhibitions, film cycles, language classes, shows, and concerts.