Lewis Univ. Spring Performing Arts Series presents
“Tres Vidas: Three Notable Latina”
Monday, March 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Center on the Lewis University Campus, 1 University Pkwy., Romeoville
This chamber music theatre work 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. Text is by Marjorie Agosin. 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. Admission is free for Lewis students, $5 for guests and $10 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling (815) 836-5500.