Los Valientes to Perform at UMO

Los Valientes to Perform at UMO

MOUNT OLIVE- Los Valientes will perform at the University of Mount Olive (UMO) on Monday, October 22, at 7:30 PM in Rodgers Chapel.

Los Valientes is a chamber music theatre production for a solo actor and trio (cello, piano, and percussion).

The performance explores the artistic and political passions of Diego Rivera, the unwavering commitment to human rights of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, and the pursuit of social justice by Mexican American desperado Joaquin Murrieta, a.k.a. Zorro. The text is by Jose Cruz Gonzalez.

Music for the show features songs and concert/vernacular music by a wide range of Latin American composers, including Astor Piazzolla and Osvaldo Golijov.

The public is invited to this FREE event.  For more information, contact Cindi Wellinger at cwellinger@umo.edu.

The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, in Smithfield at Johnston Community College, and online.  For more information, visit www.umo.edu.