Clara Cantore

Clara Cantore (Image via Americas Society video)

Music of the Americas: Cantoras y Compositoras

We highlight the work of popular female music performers and composers, with videos by artists from Argentina, Chile, and Guatemala. 

Guatemalan singer Ch'umilkaj is back on En Casa with a new video. From Argentina, Clara Cantore and Milagros Caliva share their takes on popular classics, and we share the video of Pascuala Ilabaca's concert this past June.

Music of the Americas: Ch'umilkaj

Tuesday, November 14, 10 am

Guatemalan singer Ch'umilkaj—alongside Leví Patzan, Daniel Zuleta, Styvens Barrios, and Milton Iquité—is back on En Casa with "K'ojlem."

En Casa: Milagros Caliva

Wednesday, November 15, 10 am

Argentine bandoneonist and composer Milagros Caliva started playing at age 6, specializing eastern Argentina's folk music. Caliva has appeared on stages in Argentina and abroad, and has given masterclasses in Europe.

From Buenos Aires, she sent us this version of her own composition "Duda."

En Casa: Clara Cantore

Thursday, November 16, 10 am

Argentine bassist and singer Clara Cantore was born in Córdoba and studied in her native country as well as in Germany and Spain. She has released three albums and recorded several solo videos tackling the most famous classics of Argentine and Latin American music. From the road in Europe, where she is touring this fall with her project Música por la Ciencia, she sent us several songs. Today we share her take on Joan Manuel Serrat's 1971 classic "Mediterráneo."

Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna

Friday, November 17, 10 am

Pascuala Ilabaca & Fauna were on our stage in June 2023. We share video of the concert.

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The MetLife Foundation Music of the Americas concert series is made possible by the generous support of Presenting Sponsor MetLife Foundation.

The Fall 2023 Music program is also supported, in part, by the Howard Gilman Foundation, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, by The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, by the MexAm Cultural Foundation, and by the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University. 

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