The festival brings local, national and international artists and performers together for our enjoyment. There are concerts, street performers, handicrafts, food and drink. Most of the entertainment is free.
FAOT 2024 will feature the traditional opera gala nights in the municipal palace, alleyways, and the ethnic pavilion for the exhibition of crafts from the state’s native peoples.
With the participation of more than 800 local, national and international artists in more than 150 activities, the 39th edition of the Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Festival ( FAOT) will take place from January 19 to 27, 2024, in the magical town of Álamos, Sonora.
According to the information issued by the Sonoran Institute of Culture (ISC) the baritone Jesús Suaste will be awarded the Alfonso Ortiz Tirado medal, in a festival that will also feature live artists, such as Fernando Delgadillo, Caloncho, Benny Ibarra, Eli Guerra, Jenny and The Mexicats, Natalia Aguilar, Porter and Clubz, among others.
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Who was Dr Alfonso Ortiz Tirado?
Alfonso Ortiz Tirado (1893-1960) was born in Alamos and became a talented and popular Sonoran tenor. He recorded the first songs of María Grever, Guty Cárdenas, Jorge del Moral and Agustín Lara, among other composers.
For more than 30 years the FAOT has been held in Álamos, Sonora to support the voices of the opera, in recognition of the legacy of this great tenor.
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