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Professional headshot of Adriana Calcanhotto

Music as Poetry: A Conversation With One of the Most Internationally Renowned Brazilian Singers Today

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
Consulado-Geral do Brasil, Illinois Global Institute, Women & Gender in Global Perspectives, CLACS, Humanities Research Institute
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Apr 22, 2021   6:00 - 8:00 pm  
Registration
Registration
Contact
Elis Artz
E-Mail
elisartz@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

Join us for a lecture ending with a musical performance featuring renowned singer Adriana Calcanhotto. From Calcanhotto: "Certain poetic effects that seem new and contemporary to us have existed for a long time and have marked the western song. The Brazilian case is as complex as Brazil is, which encourages discussion about the extreme quality of popular poets, samba musicians, who in the vast majority have left works of great poetic stature that are still sung and loved to this day. For me, as a singer and songwriter, through these studies of the archeology of the popular song I am convinced that if there are two things that can change the world they are love and music."

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