"Con Alma": An Interview With Magos Herrera & Paola Prestini


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Sat. 1/16, 3p: In this show, we share an interview conducted by Cristina Baccin with Grammy nominee, Magos Herrera, and composer Paola Prestini about their just released album “ Con Alma” An operatic tableau on isolation (National Sawdust Tracks) which explores isolation and connection during this global confinement. Singer-songwriter, producer and educator, Magos Herrera is well known for her vocal improvisation and her singular style, which embraces contemporary jazz with Latin American rhythms. She sings in Spanish, English, and Portuguese, in a style that surpasses language boundaries. She is noted for defending women's causes and gender equality. Born in Mexico City and currently based out of New York City, Magos Herrera is an advisor for the Mexican Government Cultural Diplomatic Counsel. Paola Prestini is a composer of classical music. In 2011, she was named one of the Top 100 young Composers in the World by National Public Radio. Her compositions have been commissioned and

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