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Join Rasa String Quartet and Argentinian jazz / folk singer, Delfina Cheb, for an evening of music from the Andes and Southern South America. You will hear tunes by Astor Piazzolla, Osvaldo Golijov, and Gabriela Lena Frank, original songs composed by Delfina, and more! There is nothing quite like the sensuous tangos, adventurous melodies, spirited rhythms, and calming overtones of South American music and we can’t wait to celebrate these wonderful cultures with you!
The Boston – based Rasa String Quartet received first prize in the Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition and the Music Teachers National Association Chamber Music Competition and have performed across the New England area, including multiple appearances with Rockport Music, Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society, Boston New Music Festival, Music for Food, and Brian O’Donovan’s St. Patrick’s Day “Celtic Sojourn.” They are passionate about performing innovative, accessible, and powerful programs that are inspired by a wide variety of traditions, fuse multiple genres, and incorporate different artforms. For more information on Rasa String Quartet, please visit their website!
At 18 years old Delfina Cheb was awarded a scholarship to get her double degree in Jazz composition and Voice performance at Berklee College of music. There she explored jazz and folkloric music from different regions such as South America, North America and the balkans. There she studied with greats such as Kenny Werner, Kurt Elling, Dominique Eade and Toninho Horta. Now she is getting her masters degree in contemporary improvisation at the New England Conservatory and has recorded her debut album with the acclaimed producer Javier Limón available on all digital platforms. For more information about Delfina Cheb, please visit her website!