Ana Paola Santillán and Luis Jaime Cortez will share the theme The OCBA and Mexican music, in a virtual chat

the songwriter Ana Paola Santillan and the composer Louis Jaime Cortez They will talk about their work as authors of works for strings in the virtual talk La OCBA and Mexican music, on Wednesday, January 19 at 1:00 p.m. through social networks.

This activity, organized by the Fine Arts Chamber Orchestra (OCBA) within the framework of the campaign “With you in the distance” of the Ministry of Culture of the Government of Mexico, will be moderated by the head of the group of the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature (INBAL), Ludwig Carrasco, and broadcast through the Facebook accounts: /INBAmx and /OCBAinbal.

Santillán and Cortez will also talk about the pieces they wrote especially for the OCBA, as well as the music program by national authors.

Ana Paola Santillán has a degree in Composition from Trinity College London, a Master’s in Composition and Electronic Music from Rice University in Houston, and a PhD in Composition and Electronic Music from McGill University in Montreal. His works have been performed by the National Symphony Orchestra of INBAL, the Philharmonic of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the Symphony of the State of Mexico, as well as by the Het Trio, the Duo Harpverk and the New York New Music Ensemble, among others. other groupings.

Meanwhile, Luis Jaime Cortez is the author of the operas La tentación de San Antonio and Luna, the symphony Lluvias and a large number of chamber music works. He made an orchestral intervention of unknown songs by Chucho Monge, which he recorded with the tenor Francisco Araiza. He has been director of the Carlos Chávez National Center for Musical Research, Documentation and Information (Cenidim) of INBAL, rector of the Conservatorio de las Rosas and Secretary of Culture of Michoacán. He is currently a member of the academic team of the doctorate in Arts at INBAL and a researcher at Cenidim.

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