Mi Camino, Bilingual Animated Opera from Times of Pandemic


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This week we have a fun conversation with Maestro Hector Armienta and Soprano Violeta Cecilia Lopez about a new Opera that tell the stories of local farmers during the pandemia. “Mi Camino” was created by composer Héctor Armienta this year. gives voice to farmworkers in the greater Bay Area. Through song and multimedia, “Mi Camino” portrays real stories shared by these important yet often forgotten members of our community, focusing on the impact of COVID-19. It is performed by nationally acclaimed soprano Cecilia Violetta López, joined by outstanding Bay Area singers Deborah Rosengaus, mezzo-soprano, and Emmanuel Mercado, tenor. Mi Camino Trailer – Farmworkers in the Pandemic Héctor Armienta is an acclaimed composer who focuses on creating work that explores the Mexican and Mexican-American cultural experience. As an opera and theater composer, he draws on stories and music that represent his bicultural roots. He interviewed migrant farmworkers, and local farmers in the greater Monterey and San Francisco Bay Area and learned from their experiences during the COVID 19 pandemic. He learned from their experiences and told his stories with Opera. Soprano Cecilia Violeta Lopez is an opera singer of Mexican descent, originally from Idaho. She has been a long-time friend of [...]

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