Celebrating Cuban-American Composers: Featuring Paquito D'Rivera

Sunday, February 23, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Petty Auditorium

This concert by Crossing Borders Music highlights Grammy Award-winning composer Paquito D'Rivera.

An outspoken critic of Cuba's human rights violations, D'Rivera composed Ladies in White as a tribute the the wives of imprisoned Cuban opposition leaders who call on Cuba to release imprisoned political dissidents. The concert also features Grammy-nominated composer Tania Leon's Del Caribe, Soy!, a powerful statement of heritage from a composer who rejects almost all identity labels.