Date(s) - March 08, 2018
An International Women’s Day Celebration of the lives of three women: Frida Kahlo, Rufina Amaya, and Alfonsina Storni
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.
In partnership with the Office of Global Affairs and International Studies. Co-sponsored by Ohio University School of Music, OHIO Patton College of Education, College of Engineering, Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions, Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences, University College, Office of the Vice President for Research, Ohio University Scripps College of Communication, International Student Union ISU, Ohio University LGBT Center, and more! We greatly appreciate the support of our Deans, Vice Presidents, and Vice Provosts across campus for their contributions to this program.