First a Dia de los
First a Dia de los Muertos concert on November 1 at 7:30 pm in Hudson Hall. This concert will feature the Cuarteto Chroma Cuerdas a Mexican string quartet from Xalapa, Mexico. The quartet will perform Altar de Muertos by a female Mexican composer named Gabriela Ortiz. This work,originally commissioned by Kronos Quartet in 1997, features props such as an actual day of the dead altar on stage, masks, drums, candles, etc. Here is link to the program notes for the music:
The concert will be free of charge, and we hope that we have a strong turn out to kick off the Dia de los Muertos celebration at Willamette the following day.
(Tuesday) 7:30 am