Performance: Hispanic Heritage with Orilla
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October 5 @ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Featured as part of The Dalí Museum’s Hispanic Heritage Month programming
Join us at The Dalí for a live musical performance by Orilla! We are welcoming Hispanic Heritage Month with a live concert, featuring classic and contemporary Spanish songs. Join Ona Kirei (Spain) and Alejandro Arenas (Colombia) as they pay tribute to the rich Hispanic musical heritage through their interpretations of coplas, boleros, cumbias, tangos and more.
Location: The Dalí Museum’s Will Raymund Theater
Tickets: $5 for Museum members | $10 for non-members
Admission to the galleries is not included with this ticket purchase. You are encouraged to visit the gallery prior to the performance.
Vocalist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Ona Kirei has an exceptional ability to move the listener’s soul with her expressiveness and virtuosity. Her music pushes stylistic boundaries that showcase remarkable compositional and arranging skills while displaying a profound emotional connection that makes it readily accessible to audiences. She was born in Barcelona, but she is truly a citizen of the world, having lived in Spain, India, the United Kingdom, and Austria, among other places. Kirei has performed to critical acclaim in venues and festivals across Europe and the United States, winning several national and international awards along the way. Kirei also recorded her solo debut album, ‘Mirage,’ featuring la Lucha and co-produced with Alejandro Arenas on July 2022. Learn more: www.onakirei.com.
Alejandro Arenas was born in Medellin, Colombia. He relocated to the US in 2001, becoming an in-demand upright and electric bassist. He has backed artists as diverse as Dick Hyman, Diego Figueiredo, Randy Brecker, Mary Stallings and Ken Peplowski, among many others. Along with being a composer and arranger, Arenas is an adjunct professor for the MIRA Program at St. Petersburg College. He is also a co-leader of the award-winning band, La Lucha, and has performed in many national and International festivals.