Gabriela Ortiz Torres (Mexico)

Gabriela Ortiz Torres, by Martirene Alcantara
  • event type:Classical:NEXT 16 Project Pitches
  • date:26 May 2016
  • time:13:00 - 14:00
  • city/area:Rotterdam
  • venue:De Doelen, Van Beuningen Zaal (third floor)
  • country:Netherlands
  • event submitted by:Piranha Arts

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Presented by Barbara Scales

The music of award-winning composer Gabriela Ortiz is rooted in contemporary Mexican life and traditional song. Ortiz composes like a documentary filmmaker or journalist would. As a result, a work like her opera ‘Únicamente la verdad’ becomes a cinematic tale of narco-trafficking, gruelling migratory journeys and tragic loss.