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Core Ensemble: “Las Magnificas”

Presented by Wellesley College at Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley MA

Sep 24 2019
Core Ensemble: “Las Magnificas”

A chamber music theatre performance

In this chamber music theatre performance, focusing on the Cuban singer Celia Cruz and the Chilean singer Violeta Parra, Core Ensemble combines music with performance elements such as narrative and dance.

Las Magnificas, scored for cello, piano, percussion and singing actress, is based on the lives of two renowned Latin American singers: Celia Cruz, the Cuban “Queen of Salsa” and Chilean singer-songwriter Violeta Parra, “the Mother of Latin American Folk Music.”

Celia Cruz and Violeta

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Jewett Arts Center

106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02481

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