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“Songs of Peru” with Luis Gálvez

Sunday, June 9, 2024 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Honor and celebrate Peru through its songs, dances, and instrumental music as the Crossing Borders Music String Quartet is joined by special guest Peruvian tenor Luis Galvez! Luis sings favorite songs including the original version of “El condor pasa” by Daniel Alomía Robles and “La flor de la canela” (“The Cinnamon Flower”) by Chabuca Granda. Hear also “Manaña cuando me vaya” (“When I Leave Tomorrow”), the Afro-Peruvian Christmas dance Hatajo de Negritos, the Andean Passacalle “El Huascarán,” the Danza Peruana No. 8 by Armando Guevara Ochoa, and more!

Free and open to the public!

Thanks to the Harold Washington Library for making this event possible. This season of Crossing Borders Music performances is made possible through the support of the Paul M Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New Music USA Organizational Development Fund, the John R Halligan Fund, and CliffDwellers Foundation. Crossing Borders Music acknowledges the support of the Illinois Arts Council.

Pictured: a black and white photo of tenor Luis Galvez, a Latino man with a mustache sporting a tuxedo and bow tie as he folds his arms and looks seriously towards the camera


Sunday, June 9, 2024
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Harold Washington Library
400 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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(312) 747-4300