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About this Performer
Ephrat Asherie's Odeon explores connections between various street and club dances and delves into the complexity created when you bring this extended family of dances together.
Saturday, October 27

Day of the Dead Celebration

About this Performer
A Day of the Dead family concert features Mexican singer Veronica Robles and her female mariachi ensemble at the Veronica Robles Cultural Center. Tickets are $5, proceeds to benefit IBA and Veronica Robles Cultural Center.
About this Performer
Beloved pianist Emanuel Ax returns to Symphony Hall for a solo recital.
November 3-4

Sankofa Danzafro, The City of Others

About this Performer
Founded by Rafael Palacios in 1997, Sankofa Danzafro is an exciting company from Colombia, the country with the second largest Afro-descent population found in Latin America. Sankofa means, “to return to the root,” an African philosophy that proposes that the past is a keyhole through which to view the present, and to consider the future--a spirit that guides the work of this Afro-Colombian dance company. The company’s The City of Others, examines issues of wealth, gender, sexual orientation, and lack of opportunity affecting minority communities in Colombia, and showcases powerful Afro-Colombian and Afro-contemporary dance with live drumming and singing.
Wednesday, November 7

Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor

David Moody, piano
About this Performer
Extraordinary American countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is a previous Metropolitan Opera National Auditions Grand Prize Winner who has thrilled audiences on some of opera’s biggest stages, and now he brings his dazzling instrument with its “super pianissimo that just stops traffic,” according to director Peter Sellars, to intimate Pickman Hall for a Debut Series recital with pianist David Moody. Program to include arias by Handel, a premiere of a new piece written for Anthony by Gregory Spears, plus other works by Purcell, Britten, Poulenc, and Philip Glass.
Friday, November 9

Luciana Souza’s The Book of Longing and Yellowjackets

About this Performer
Grammy winner, Brazilian Jazz singer, and composer Luciana Souza returns to the stage with The Book of Longing, her new project, featuring guitarist Chico Pinheiro and bassist Scott Colley. Joining Souza are the storied and influential jazz band, the Yellowjackets, whose broad range of stylistic mastery have earned them 17 Grammy nominations and a unique place in the jazz world. Luciana Souza performs a set drawn from her new poetry-inspired album, The Book of Longing. In the second half, she joins The Yellowjackets for selections from their September 2018 release, Raising our Voice, on which she was a featured guest vocalist.

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