Ancient and Contemporary Songs of Galicia, Spain: Mercedes Peón

DEC 08, 2017 | 7:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

1201: Elebash Recital Hall

WHEN:

December 08, 2017: 7:00 PM

ADMISSION:

$25, $20 Members (free for CUNY students/faculty)

SPONSOR:

Public Programs

RESERVATIONS:

1-888-718-4253 (Showclix) or

Description

A U.S. debut! Mercedes Peón (from La Coruña, Galicia) is an outstanding singer, Galician bagpiper, and multi-percussionist, who has dedicated herself to recovering traditional music in her native Spain. Peón has pioneered the formation of various female groups, received many awards, and performed at festivals throughout the world. “She has the aesthetic audacity of Björk, the emotional depth of PJ Harvey, and more rhythms than Fatboy Slim” — El Mundo (Spain)​

Limited FREE tickets available to CUNY students, faculty & staff. Email gcevents@gc.cuny.edu to reserve, and show CUNY ID at door.

Live@365 is funded with a generous gift from the Baisley Powell Elebash Fund.