An Ode to Poetry: A Tribute to Pablo Neruda and the World that Inspired Him

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 7:00pm

7:00 pm, Saturday, June 7, 2014, at The Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street, NW, Washington, DC  20005
Guest Artist:  Duo Alturas

In the season finale, Cantigas will pay tribute to one of Latin America’s most influential poets of the 20th century, the late Pablo Neruda.  Cantigas will collaborate with Duo Alturas, known for its hallmark combination of classical guitar, charango, and viola.  This concert will feature the Washington DC premier of OCEANA, based on one of Neruda’s poems and written for choir, charango, viola, and guitar by Chilean composer Javier Farías.

Cantigas will donate 10% of all ticket sales from this concert to the Chilean-American Foundation to help the victims of the recent devastating fire in Valparaiso, Chile.  Visit www.chileusfoundation.org