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Mark Powell 04 Jan 10 - 11:38 AM
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Subject: Pre-Hispanic Mexican music- Brit. Museum
From: Mark Powell
Date: 04 Jan 10 - 11:38 AM

I hope it's OK to advertise this event here:


Performance: Alquimia - Pre-Hispanic Mexican Music and Dance

Friday 15th January 2010, 18.30 BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum
(doors open 18:00)

£5, concessions £3

As part of its Moctezuma Exhibition, the British Museum is presenting a concert featuring Mexican-born sonic innovator Alquimia singing in languages including Nahuatl, the pre-hispanic language of Mexico, accompanied by dancers and projections.

Alquimia is a classically-trained singer whose style mixes her voice with samples, electronics, ethnic percussion and other instruments.

Musicians:
Alquimia - voice, percussion, keyboards
Mark Jenkins - keyboards, percussion
Mark Powell - keyboards, percussion
Will Summers - ethnic flutes and ocarinas
Will Hughes - percussion and extra vocals

Choreography by Arena

http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar/january/alquimia_music_performance.aspx

Book tickets through the British Museum Ticket Desk
Telephone 0207 323 8181
tickets@britishmuseum.org
www.britishmuseum.org
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

Related exhibition
Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler
Until 24 January 2010

This major exhibition explores Aztec (Mexican) civilisation through the divine, military and political role of the last elected ruler, Moctezuma II. Rediscover the world of the Mexicans and trace the foundation of modern Mexico.

Alquimia
(+44) 0845 8380 853

alquimiamusic@hotmail.com

www.myspace.com/alquimiamusic

Box BM 777, London, WC1A 3XX, U.K.


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