Naxos Presents: Spotlight Series – Latin Fire

A Celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month

Nashville, TN (September 19, 2022) Naxos of America is launching their first live musical event entitled Naxos Presents: Spotlight Series, featuring the Nashville Symphony. The new event series will highlight a wide range of music in the Hispanic community including tunes from popular music figures through a classical sound. The event, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, will take place on October 8, 2022, at Plaza Mariachi; with an all-day festival celebrating the different communities within the Hispanic culture including children’s reading corner, fashion show, games, instrument petting zoo provided by the Nashville Symphony, and more. The festival will begin for the public at 12 pm with the Latin Fire performance at 7 pm. The concert will be led by the Nashville Symphony Principal Pops Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez and world-renowned Arranger José Sibaja and Soprano Mónica Ábrego featuring the 14x GRAMMY Award-winning Nashville Symphony. The event is free to the public, and seating is first come first serve for the show. Additionally, food and beverage options are available throughout Plaza Mariachi. For more information and to see the full schedule, please go to

“I am thrilled that the Nashville Symphony will be returning to Plaza Mariachi to continue our partnership with both them and Naxos. This concert is yet another example of the Nashville Symphony’s dedication to serving all of Nashville through performance and collaboration. I am deeply proud and excited to present Latin Fire at Plaza Mariachi and continue to grow our partnerships and reach throughout Middle Tennessee.”

Nashville Symphony Principal Pops Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez

About Spotlight Series: The programming is about showcasing the diverse types of music through a classical sound, while being fun, educational, and exciting for all to enjoy. The series is proud to celebrate global artists through local yet accomplished musicians in Music City, USA to add to the rich heritage of arts that Nashville has and continues to bring forth for people to enjoy.

About unCLASSIFIED: The mission of unCLASSIFIED is to improve the experience of classical music discovery. We aim to make the genre more accessible to the curious listener. Whether you are looking for a playlist to learn more about cultures, holiday celebrations, everyday events or even to learn more about classical composers throughout history like Florence Price, Moses Hogan, R. Carlos Nakai, Bach, or Beethoven, we have something for you.

About Naxos of America: The leading independent digital and physical distributor of classical music in North America, Naxos of America offers digital and physical distribution, marketing, publicity, e-commerce services, licensing management, sales support, and customer service for all active catalog titles for Naxos and distributed labels. Naxos of America is also the largest digital distributor of classical, jazz and world music. The catalogs and new releases of over 1,000 labels are delivered worldwide each month to hundreds of downloads and streaming DSPs such as Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Pandora, and many more. Learn more about Naxos of America HERE

About Plaza Mariachi: Plaza Mariachi exists to celebrate cultural diversity. A gathering place for all ages and all backgrounds to experience and participate in the beauty of international expressions. Learn more about Plaza Mariachi HERE

About the Nashville Symphony: The GRAMMY® Award-winning Nashville Symphony has earned an international reputation for its innovative programming and its commitment to performing, recording, and commissioning works by America’s leading composers. With more than 140 performances annually, the orchestra offers a broad range of classical, pops and jazz, and children’s concerts, along with an extensive selection of education and community engagement programs. The Nashville Symphony has released 40 internationally distributed recordings on Naxos, which have received 27 GRAMMY® nominations and 14 GRAMMY® Awards, making it one of the most active recording orchestras in the country. The orchestra has also released recordings on Decca, Deutsche Grammophon and New West Records. Learn more about the symphony and the 2022 Season HERE

A special thank you to our partners in making this event a major success: Naxos of America, Naxos En Espanol, the Nashville Symphony, Plaza Mariachi, Hispanic Family Foundation, 880 La Ranchera and 1240/ACTVA 105.1 FM

Please note for the concert event the Nashville Symphony permits photography (no-flash) in designated specific photography locations. Otherwise, any other video & audio recording is strictly prohibited of the event unless otherwise agreed upon between the media outlet and the Nashville Symphony.