Inspired by the ancient minstrels of the Middle Ages, who toured kingdoms, fields and cities, squares and palaces telling stories, accompanied by their musical instruments, the Carlos Chávez School Orchestra (OECC) and the Chilean Tryo Theater-Band Company will perform on December 3 and 4, at 1:30 p.m.in the Adolfo López Mateos Hall of the Los Pinos Cultural Complex, a representation of classic tales reinterpreted in verse by Gabriela Mistral.
The functions will be carried out to commemorate the 100 years of the presence in the country of the Chilean writer, poet, diplomat and educator, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1945.
It is about the live staging and musicalization of well-known classic tales by the Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault, but with verses written by Gabriela Mistral between 1924 and 1928 such as “Snow White in the house of the dwarves”, “Sleeping Beauty of the Forest”, “Cinderella” and “Little Red Hood“. Four scenic-musical reinterpretations that will bring the verses and prose of the Chilean poetess and educator closer to new audiences and generations.
The guest conductor will be Francisco Sanchezwho is also the owner of the theater company and author of the musicalization and orchestration of the stories, meanwhile, JJuan Pablo AguayoChilean flutist and conductor, will be in charge of directing the Mexican instrumentalists in this program.