(Hillsboro, Ore.) — Celebrated traditional and modern Latin duo Correo Aereo (Spanish for ‘Air Mail’) returns to the Walters Cultural Arts Center (527 E. Main St., Hillsboro) on Friday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m. Described by Austin Chronicle as, “positively bewitching,” Abel Rocha and Madeleine Sosin combine a stunning array of string and percussive instruments with silken, unforgettable vocal harmonies to create rich poly-rhythmic music that is fiery, haunting, and joyful. Tickets are $15 advance and $20 day-of show and are on sale now at BrownPaperTickets.com.
Correo Aereo has received glowing acclaim globally calling attention to their capacity to create new musical expressions from Latin styles infused with modern trends. The warmth of their approach and diversity of their range draws fans to their unforgettable live performances. Rocha sings and plays harp, guitar, and cuatro while Sosin sings and plays violin, maracas, bombo, and jarana. Performing traditional music of Venezuela, Argentina, and Mexico, “Correo Aereo creates world music with true heart and intelligence,” according to Seattle Weekly.
“Do what you love. Be authentic. Give everything on stage. Know that this is a way of life, a unique way of happiness and sorrow, being an artist. It’s a calling.” – Correo Aereo. Madeline Sosa and Abel Rocha connect deeply to the music they perform. According to Sosam, “[Making music] is a radical act that brings together, nurtures, and strengthens both community and individual. Since our music is a product of colonization, our music and stories help de-colonize heart and mind. To touch people deeply. To have what is needed to keep living, keep creating and playing. To love what you do and be immersed in it.”
More information about this performance and the 2019-20 Concert Series is available at Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/WaltersConcerts and tickets can be purchased online at BrownPaperTickets.com, by calling 503-615-3485, or in person at 527 E. Main St., Hillsboro. Concert concessions available from Longbottom Coffee and Tea.
Cultural Arts is a division of the City of Hillsboro’s Parks & Recreation Department. For more information about Cultural Arts, visit Hillsboro-Oregon.gov/CulturalArts.
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