Tuesday, November 12, 2019

John Malveaux: NPR: Gabriela Ortiz's 'Yanga' Makes Its Debut With The LA Philharmonic

                 "Gabriela [Ortiz] is one of the most talented composers in the world," Gustavo Dudamel says. "Not only in Mexico, not only in our continent — in the world."

Courtesy of the artist

El Yanga

John Malveaux of 

Los Angeles Philharmonic commissioned and premiered work by Gabriela Ortiz about "Yanga"- African liberator in Mexico who founded the first FREE town for people of African descent in North America.  

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