LAS MAGNIFICAS

Las Magnificas

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Two Immortal Singers Each Face the Most Critical Decision of Their Lives

LAS MAGNIFICAS is a Chamber Music Theatre piece for singing actress and trio (cello, piano and percussion) exploring the lives and times of two towering figures in Latin American cultural history: Cuban Singer Celia Cruz, “The Queen of Salsa” and Chilean Singer Violeta Parra,  Founder of the Nueva Cancion (New Song) Movement in Latin America.

Text by Marjorie Agosin. Music in the show will include songs made famous by both artists: Tu Voz, Gracias a la Vida, La Vida es un Carnaval and Volver a los 17 as well as instrumental music by other Latin American Composers such as Ernesto Lecuona, Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes, Victor Jara, and Tania Leon.

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