An Andean Walkabout, November 9

Join us on Tuesday, November 9, for "Leyendas: an Andean Walkabout"! Classical Tuesdays is delighted to present this string quartet by contemporary American composer Gabriela Lena Frank.

Born in Berkeley, California, to a mother of mixed Peruvian/Chinese ancestry and a father of Lithuanian/Jewish descent, Frank explores her multicultural heritage through her compositions. She has traveled throughout South America and her pieces reflect her studies of Latin-American folklore, incorporating poetry, mythology, and native musical styles into a western classical framework that is uniquely her own.

The composer describes this six-movement suite as drawing
"inspiration from the idea [that] cultures can coexist without the subjugation of one by the other. As such, this piece mixes elements from the western classical and Andean folk music traditions."

Our performers are Maria Sampen and Jennifer Caine, violinists...
... and Sally Singer, cellist, and Tim Christie on viola.

Tuesday, Nov 9th, 7 pm, FREE.
Slavonian Hall, 2306 N. 30th St., Tacoma
Info: (253) 752-2135

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