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Cuba Mia: Portrait of An All-Woman Orchestra Previous Broadcasts

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 18, 2011 -- 10:00 PM

Captures the musicians of the all-female orchestra Camerata Romeu as they prepare for an end-of-the-year concert in Old Havana's Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. With one of the world's most beautiful churches as the backdrop, the women play a unique blend of classical music, created by famous Cuban and Latin American composers. The program profiles the musicians - ranging from a talented young violinist to a mature bass player. Cuba Mia follows the musicians and conductor Zenaida Romeu as they juggle their studies, and in some cases motherhood, with a demanding schedule and complex musical repertoire.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 19, 2011 -- 4:00 AM
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