May 16, 1997 | Florida Grand Opera
Balseros
Composer:Robert Ashley
Librettist:Maria Irene Fornes
Synopsis
The experiences of the Cuban rafters who braved the Florida Straits in an attempt to reach the U.S.

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Opera for a New America 1994

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
01:40

Musical Style
Contemporary opera

Vocal & Musical Forces
ensemble of 8 voices. Orchestra: 3 percussion (Afro-Cuban), electronic orchestra

Original Cast
voices: Sam Ashley, Thomas Buckner, Jacqueline Humbert, Joan La Barbara, Demetra Adams, Emmanuel Cadet, Christina Clark, David Dillard, Amy Van Roekel, Nattacha Amador, Mario Salas-Lanz. Percussion: Oscar Salas, Oseiku Da El Diaz


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