Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Renowned vocalist, Enrique de Allende presents Romanza, an incredible night of romantic music on Valentine’s Day, February 14th from 7 to 11 pm at Hacienda Palo Maria. This exciting, once-a-year, evening of music, food and entertainment is the perfect way to celebrate your special day of love in Puerto Vallarta.
Enrique shares this fantastic evening with his special guest stars American Idol finalist, Effie Passero and Vallarta’s Darling Diva of Song, Kim Kuzma. Effie performs worldwide with The Post Modern Jukebox Tour, but her home base continues to be in Puerto Vallarta. Kim is one of Vallarta’s most beloved singers, having performed fabulous shows in Zona Romantica for 18 years. These three vocalists are well-known both here and across the globe.
As the evening unfolds, you will enjoy a four-course dinner, open bar and a night of romantic music like none other! Enrique, Effie and Kim will present an evening of gorgeous romantic songs with the emotions of love expressed in each incredible performance. You’ll experience songs in Spanish, English and Italian by three of the best vocalists ever to sing on a Vallarta stage.
The performance includes 15 guest musicians, plus Mariachi and incredible fireworks, to celebrate this special night of love! One of the guest stars is the famed violinist Geraldo Pontierr.
Born in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Enrique de Allende has been singing and performing from an early age. His extraordinary vocals and heartfelt performances have been praised both here and abroad. Enrique’s musical training includes seven years of lessons and coaching with the talented Seth Riggs, Erik Vitro and others. Well-known music producer David Foster says of Enrique: “It’s the new Julio Iglesias, with a sweet but powerful voice.”
As a versatile artist, Enrique interprets a wide range of music from Operatic to Big Band to Traditional Mexican Romantic and Mariachi music. His upcoming shows include a Jan 20th performance at The Palm Cabaret, a fundraising concert for the renovation of The Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe on March 9th, and concerts in Ajijic, Guadalajara & San Miguel de Allende in the coming weeks.
He will also be announcing a concert with Media Luna at Incanto Vallarta in the coming days. He will be performing for a month in Europe this summer and in Texas in the Fall. All this leads up to his debut show at Carnegie Hall, N.Y., N.Y. in the Fall.
Enrique has also committed 15% of the proceeds from his concerts toward the 3 million peso renovation project at Vallarta’s Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (The Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe). Three art pieces will be auctioned the night of Romanza with all proceeds going to the church.
When asked about his vision for the future, Enrique would like to travel the world with his music along with giving Opera a fresh new look, bringing the opera world into a new, modern sound without losing its essence.
You won’t want to miss this fabulous night of music, food and entertainment in a beautiful outdoor setting. One of the most exciting events of the new year, Romanza, happens at Hacienda Palo Maria, featuring Enrique de Allende and guest stars, Effie Passero and Kim Kuzma on February 14th from 7 to 11 pm. Tickets can be purchased at Cassandra Shaw Jewelry in Zona Romantica or by emailing Enrique at enriquedeallende(at)gmail.com
Hacienda Palo Maria is located at Carretera a Barra De Navidad Km 7.5, near Garza Blanca Resort on Puerto Vallarta’s Southern Shores, just 12 minutes south of Zona Romantica. Click HERE for a Google map.