GRAD Outing Event: Chucho Valdés at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

October 18, 2022
7:15PM - 10:00PM
Meet in front of International House

Join International House Graduate Commons Program for this GRAD Outing Event. Great Cuban pianist and composer Chucho Valdés presents La Creación (The Creation) for Afro-Cuban band, percussion and vocals. The four-movement suite explores the story of creation according to the Afro-Cuban Santería religion and includes elements of African music, the blues and what Valdés describes as “an atmosphere in the style of Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew.” This is an SCP Jazz Co-commission.This event is for UChicago graduate students with UCID. Registration is required. We will leave from I-House promptly at 7:15PM; round-trip transportation and concert tickets provided.

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