Forrópera Experiência

Fri. May 7, 2021 7:00pm - 8:30pm EDT
All Ages
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Esperanza Arts Center presents a special streamed staged world premiere in partnership with Astral Artists featuring Brazilian Forró music, opera, dance, and storytelling traditions, as part of Voces 2021 

Building on the sound of Forrópera, co-created by Chrystal E. Williams and Felipe HostinsForrópera Experiência features Chrystal E. Williams (mezzo-soprano) and Forró musicians Gabe Hall-Rodrigues (accordion), Davi Vieira (zabumba), and the Esperanza Academy Dance Ensemble  

This unique production culminates a season-long residency, with performances of original stageworks created and performed by Esperanza Academy students, Ms. Williams, Mr. Hostins, Mr. Hall-Rodrigues, and Mr. Vieira. 

Forrópera Experiência is generously supported by The Presser Foundation and the Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation



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Live from Teatro Esperanza: Virtual 4261 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140