Tres Vidas to be performed at Marietta College on October 13th
Core Ensemble delivering performance at Friederich Theatre
MARIETTA, OHIO (09/07/2017) Core Ensemble, who has been acclaimed for the development of a new genre of chamber music theatre works, will perform Tres Vidas at Marietta College at 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 13th.
It will be performed at the Friederich Theatre in the Hermann Fine Arts Center.
Tres Vidas is based on the lives of three legendary Latin American Women: Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, Salvadoran peasant activist Rufina Amaya and Argentinean poet Alfonsina Storni.
The show features a wide stylistic range of music, including popular and folk songs of Mexico, El Salvador and Argentina, vocal and instrumental tangos by Carlos Gardel and Astor Piazzolla and new music written especially for the Core Ensemble by Osvaldo Golijov, Orlando Garcia, Pablo Ortiz and Manuel DeMurga.
Since its founding in 1993, The Core Ensemble has been acclaimed for the development of a new genre of chamber music theatre works, as well as a long history of commissioning and performing contemporary chamber music.
The Core Ensemble maintains a deep commitment to reaching the widest possible range of audiences demographically and geographically, in formats ranging from formal performance to informal lecture and educational residency programs.
This event, which is free and open to the public, is being sponsored by the Modern Languages Department, English Department, Theatre Department, Office of Academic Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion, Music Department and Latin American Studies Program.
Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy begun in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and has been listed among Barron's Best Buys in College Education and Peterson's Competitive Colleges, and has been recognized as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation's best by Forbes.com.