Recovering the Art of Eustasio Rosales Skokie Library
Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmFree & Open to the Public
“Recovering the Art of Eustasio Rosales” is a performance of Rosales’ recently rediscovered chamber music. Eustasio Rosales was a Colombian immigrant who came to Chicago seeking a better life. Now known as Chicago’s first Hispanic Composer, his music was celebrated in his lifetime, including in performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. After his death, though, his music has languished in storage in his grand-daughter’s basement. The concert will premiere recently rediscovered scores from the composer’s granddaughter’s collection, unearthed and performed for one of the first times in the 84 years since his death!
The performance will take place at the Skokie Public Library and is free and open to the public.
This is the final performance of Crossing Borders Music’s six-concert series “Choosing Life and Freedom.”
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.