Closing Concert: Havana-Chicago Connections

Thursday, December 1, 2016, 7:00 pm
Studebaker Theater, Fine Arts Building

Concert#14.-RuthPageCenter

Admission: $30 General / $25 Student,Senior or ILCC Member

Studebaker Theater, Fine Arts Building
410 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

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Concert Program

Traditional Cuban music - “Ritmos Cubanos”
Elbio Barilari - “Canyengue”
Elbio Barilari - “Cuban Canvas” (World Premiere)
Leo Brouwer -  “Gassire’s Lute: The Black Decameron”, orchestrated by Marcus Dunleavy

Dance & Music presented by the Ruth Page Center for the Arts and the Chicago Latino Music Festival

Víctor Alexander- choreographer
Frank Chaves – choreographer
Ruth Page Center for the Arts Company
Hedwig Dances
Latino Music Festival Ensemble
Kaia String Quartet

Cuban choreographers Victor Alexander and Frank Chaves cooperate in this show featuring fascinating Afro-cuban folk rhythms played on the batá drums, one new piece by Chicago Latino composer Elbio Barilari, as well as a brand new take including choreography, narration and orchestration, of the famous “Black Decameron” by iconic Cuban composer Leo Brouwer.


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