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Popular music from Mexico is widely appreciated in the US, but Mexico’s lively contemporary classical music scene is relatively unknown here; concert performers and audiences are more familiar with music from across the oceans than from our neighbors across the border. On Saturday, October 12 at 2 pm, in conjunction with the Mexico Inside Out exhibition, Sounds Modern presents a cross-section of trends in modern Mexican chamber music. Several generations of living Mexican and Mexican-American composers will be represented, including Mario Lavista, Arturo Fuentes, Hida Paredes, Francisco Cortés-Álvarez, Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, and the premiere of Transmutante by José-Luis Hurtado. Elizabeth McNutt (flute), Andrew May (violin), Shannon Wettstein (piano), and Christopher Deane (percussion) will perform. Admission is free and open to the public (museum admission is separate).