Xochitl and the Flowers – a Music interest event taking place on 2019-05-18 16:00:00 in United States
Opera Parallèle, in collaboration with Community Music Center presents Xochitl and the Flowers Xochitl, la niña de las flores Music/Música: Chris Pratorius Gómez Libretto/Libreto: Roma Olvera Stage Director/Director de Escena: Beth Wilmurt Conductor/Directora: Martha Rodríguez-Salazar May 18-19 Community Music Center, San Francisco Based on real-life events in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood, Xochitl tells the moving tale of a family's determination to put down roots in a new country, while still preserving the heritage on their homeland. Originally created in 2016 with the Alvarado Elementary School, Xochitl and the Flowers/Xochitl, la niña de las flores (pronounced "so-cheel"), is part of OPs acclaimed annual Hands-on-Opera program, which features children center stage as full project participants and performers. This is the third commissioned work for Opera Parallèle by composer Chris Pratorius Gómez. Performed in Spanish and English.
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