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Meet Orlando Rivera And His Chicago Cuatro Orchestra

"Founded in 1996, the Chicago Cuatro Orchestra has worked to create a cultural program to preserve Puerto Rico's national instrument, the Cuatro.

"Founder and director Orlando Rivera talks about the orchestra's history and importance and also about the Mother's Day concert they will do in collaboration with the Ballet Folklórico Juvenil de Chicago."


See also: Orlando Rivera: A True Cultural Warrior In Chicago's Puerto Rican Community.


Previously from Perspectivas Latinas:

"Carlos Flores, an activist in the Puerto Rican community and Jeff Kust, a classical guitarist, talk about the Puerto Rican Tiple Construction Workshop. They also talk about the history of the instrument and what they hope for the workshop."


See also: The 2013 Puerto Rican Tiple Construction Workshop.


Comments welcome.


Posted on April 23, 2014

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