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Screening of Redes followed by a discussion

Thu, September 5, 2019 – 7:30 pm

Screening of Redes followed by a discussion

Before the screening of the film Redes (1935), one of the early examples of Mexico’s Golden Age of cinema, musicians from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago will perform Revueltas’ String Quartet No. 2. Stay after the film for a Q&A with Angel Gil-Ordóñez, who conducted the PostClassical Ensemble in the recording of the score.

Celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Latino Alliance with a tribute to the great Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas. This event includes a rare screening of the film Redes (1935), one of the early examples of Mexico’s Golden Age of cinema, which combines the talents of a master composer, Silvestre Revueltas, and a master cinematographer, Paul Strand.

Before the film, musicians from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago will perform Revueltas’ String Quartet No. 2 (Magueyes). Don’t miss the post-screening Q&A with Angel Gil-Ordóñez, who conducted the PostClassical Ensemble in the recording of the score.

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