May 7 @ 7:00 pm$5.00
Esperanza Arts Center presents a special live-streamed staged world premiere in partnership with Astral Artists featuring Brazilian Forró music, opera, dance, and storytelling traditions, as part of Voces 2021. Building on the sound of Forrópera, co-created by Chrystal E. Williams and Felipe Hostins, Forrópera Experiência features Chrystal E. Williams (mezzo-soprano) and Forró musicians Gabe Hall Rodrigues (accordion), Davi Vieira (zabumba), and the Esperanza Academy Dance Ensemble.
This unique production culminates a season-long residency, with performances of original stageworks created and performed by Esperanza Academy students, Ms. Williams, and Forró ensemble.
- May 7
- Event Category:
- Teatro Esperanza
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