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Music in Color: Gabriela Lena Frank
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:15am Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture - Main Theatre Directions
For more information, contact Francesca Ferrara: 212.594.6100 x114 or FFerrara@OSLmusic.org
Orchestra of St. Luke’s Free School Concerts series continues with the music of American composer Gabriela Lena Frank. Students will learn about Frank’s music and the inspiration she draws from her multicultural background, especially her mother’s Chinese-Peruvian heritage. With narration written and performed by Kirya Traber, the concert highlights Frank’s belief in music as a powerful tool for civic engagement. Frank herself will be a featured performer in selections from her Cuentos Errantes: Four New Folk Songs for Piano and String Orchestra.
Gabriela Lena Frank
Selections from Leyendas, Cuentos Errantes (including piano and strings), and Two Peruvian Dances