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  • Benedum Center 237 7th Street Pittsburgh, PA, 15222 United States (map)

Florencia en el Amazonas

Composer: Daniel Catán Librettist: Marcela Fuentes-Berain

Florencia Grimaldi is a famous opera singer traveling to perform at the opera house in Manaus, Brazil, in the early 1900s. She also hopes to find her long-lost lover Cristóbal, a butterfly hunter who has disappeared into the Amazon jungle. She journeys up the Amazon river by steamship with a cast of colorful characters including an intrepid female journalist and a couple looking to rekindle their love. As they penetrate deeper into the heart of the Amazon, the passengers and crew realize their voyage is not just a physical journey, but a mystical one. Inspired by the magic realism of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Márquez and his novel Love in the Time of CholeraFlorencia en el Amazonas features lush, melodic music by composer Daniel Catán and ever-changing backdrops of mysterious beauty.


Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8 PM Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7 PM Friday, November 15, 2019 at 7:30 PM Sunday November 17, 2019 at 3 PM

Earlier Event: November 9
Later Event: November 15