CUENTOS DE PEREGRINACIÓN/TALES OF PILGRIMAGE was written and produced by Hector Armienta in collaboration with Kinan Valdez of El Teatro Campesino.   The community-inspired Song Cycle Opera (a hybrid art form) features community members narrating their personal stories in between arias and alongside professional opera singers.  It premiered in March 2014 at the Mexican Heritage Plaza and was preceded by a procession honoring Cesar Chavez’s legacy of non-violent social change on the anniversary of his birthday.

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