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El Festival de Frida y Diego: Who were Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo? (¿Quienes fueron Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo?)
October 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
About this event
Ahead of the world premiere of El último sueño de Frida y Diego (The Last Dream of Frida and Diego), San Diego Opera has planned a special lead-up series of events. In partnership with UCSD Park & Market, SDO will host concerts, lectures and panel discussions throughout the month of October. Join us at the newly opened UCSD Park & Market in East Village as we explore the lives of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera through music, art and politics.
This event is supported by the UC San Diego Helen Edison Lecture Series which offers free public lectures that advance humanitarian purposes and objectives.
Who were Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo? (¿Quienes fueron Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo?)
Witness an in-person conversation between Diego Rivera’s grandson, Juan Coronel Rivera and Roxana Velasquez, Executive Director of the San Diego Museum of Art. These two experts will discuss the tumultuous relationship between the two iconic artists from Mexico, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Their passions and resentments, adoration and pain were sources of inspiration for the world premiere of El último sueño de Frida y Diego (The Last Dream of Frida and Diego). Rivera and Velasquez will connect themes and images from the new opera to Diego Rivera’s mural Un domingo en la Alameda and the Mexican celebration of Día de los Muertos.
This is a free event. The conversation will be held inside UCSD Park & Market’s forum/lobby. RSVP required.
Other Events From This Series
» Lecture with Gregorio Luke – “Frida and Diego: An Artistic Marriage”
» The Songs of Frida Kahlo (Las canciones de Frida Kahlo)