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Friday Feb 1, 2013

National Hispanic Cultural Center
1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102-4508

Phone: 246-2261
Website: Click to Visit

A bilingual opera for young audiences.

Selected in a national competition, the Brabson Composers Competition, this fully staged opera with orchestral accompaniment follows the journey of girl and her father to return her mother's ashes to the Oyamel forest of Michoacan. The story draws heavily from Mexican folklore about the transformation of the spirits of the departed into Monarch butterflies. 45 min. running time, in English and SpanishEthan Frederick Greene, composerIrene Keliher, librettist


    Mary Nuñez



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