May 7, 2021, 7 pm – Livestream
Esperanza Arts Center presents a special live-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 Hostins, Forrópera 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, and Forró ensemble.
Make it Brazilian Night at Home!
Enjoy authentic Brazilian food while watching VOCES at home and support our local Latino-owned restaurants.
Esperanza Arts Center presents live-streamed performances, screenings, and conversations from Teatro Esperanza spotlighting the arts and traditions of Brazil.
May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 08:30 pm