The Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional presents its sixth concert of the season Friday at 8 p.m. and again Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in the Teatro Nacional.
The orchestra will be under the direction of Mexican conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto. The event is also part of the Festival de Orquestas Unidas, which includes performances by many other bands at other times.
Works by Benjamin Britten, Felix Mendelssohn and Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas are on the program. Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero will perform.
Prieto was educated at Princeton and Harvard universities, and he now is the director of music for the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería.