The UGA Performing Arts Center will present Spanish Brass Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. The program will include works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Giuseppe Verdi, Tomas Breton, Enrique Granados and Isaac Albeniz.
Spanish Brass was formed in 1989, and in 1996, the group won first prize at the Narbonne International Brass Quintet Competition in France.
The ensemble has performed at music events across the globe including the Great American Brass Band Festival, Festival de Musique de Radio-France, Granada International Festival, Lucerne Festival, Cheju Summer Festival in Korea, Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Kalavrita Festival in Greece, Italy’s Merano Brass Festival and Festival de Inverno de Brasilia.
The members of Spanish Brass are Carlos Beneto (trumpet), Juanjo Serna (trumpet), Manuel Perez (horn), Inda Bonet (trombone) and Sergio Finca (tuba). The group boasts an extensive discography of more than 20 CDs.
Tickets are $26-$41 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center, online at pac.uga.edu or by calling 706-542-4400. UGA students can purchase tickets for $6 with a valid UGA ID, limit one per student.