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The Core Ensemble – “Tres Vidas”
October 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, October 23, 12-2 pm.
As part of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) the Core Ensemble will present “Tres Vidas,” a chamber music theatre work for singing actress and trio (cello, piano and percussion) based on the lives of three legendary Latin American Women: Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, Salvadoran peasant activist Rufina Amaya and Argentinean poet Alfonsina Storni. Text is by Marjorie Agosin. The show features a wide stylistic range of music, including popular and folk songs of Mexico, El Salvador and Argentina, vocal and instrumental tangos by Carlos Gardel and Astor Piazzolla and new music written especially for the Core Ensemble by Osvaldo Golijov, Orlando Garcia, Pablo Ortiz and Manuel DeMurga.