Theatro São Pedro has a special program for the Day of

On the occasion of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Black Consciousness Day, celebrated this November 20th, Theatro São Pedro performs two artistic presentations with black artists. Access to the shows will be through the donation of non-perishable food, which will be delivered to the urban quilombos of Porto Alegre.

on Friday (19), at 9 pm, the ZilahGuindim Musical Biographical Tribute, bringing the jazz player Marguerite Silva Santos, which will honor the legacy of the poet Oliveira Silveira and the musical trajectory of the singer Zilah Machado.

on Saturday (20), at 9 pm, Glau Barros and Sirmar Antunes present the poetic-musical recital “I found my origins – 50 of the 20”, also in tribute to the poet Oliveira Silveira, one of the creators of the Black Awareness Day.

Tickets are limited and can be purchased at Multipalco’s reception, from 1:30 pm to 6 pm, through the donation of two kilos of non-perishable food. On the day of the presentations, a vaccination passport or vaccination card with the complete cycle (two doses or more) will be required.

About the presentations

The musical by jazz musician Marguerite Silva Santos will bring together a great band, with musicians Marcelo Melo (drums), Thiago Santos (piano), Tamiris Duarte (double bass), Rafael Marques (transverse flute), Ariel Polycarpo (violin), Luyra Dutra (cello) ), Rafael Honório (cello), Gilberto Oliveira (guitar), Davi Moreira (guitar), Jonas Silva (tenor sax), Eliezer Moreira (trumpet), Naila Cristina Domingos (viola), Tuti Rodrigues (percussion) and Alexsandra Amaral (percussion general).

the recital I found my origins – 50 of the 20 intends to present poems from the work of the Gaucho poet Oliveira Silveira together with songs that allude to the theme of blackness. Glau Barros and Sirmar Antunes will be accompanied by percussionist Alexsandra Amaral and guitarist Edu Moreira.

about the artists

Marguerite Silva Santos is an African singer from Rio Grande do Sul, born in Porto Alegre. He began to study music as a child, singing in a church. He started his musicality in piano lessons. Throughout his career, he participated in various musicals and operas.

She is the creator of the Ebano e Marfim Concerto Project. For many years, he performed in harmonies at samba schools in Porto Alegre and Rio de Janeiro. In his repertoire and in his influences, jazz and samba are present, strands that are part of black musical thought. Currently, he studies Popular Music at UFRGS.

Glau Barros has developed a professional career since 1990. Among his latest achievements, the project stands out 50 Sounds of Glau (2020), webseries published on his YouTube channel with songs and accounts of his life and career, and, more recently, the project Sambaobá – The Feminine Root of Samba Sul (2021), research that aims to identify and locate the presence of female samba composers in RS.

Marked his presence in the samba of RS with the album Brazil Quilombo, released in June 2019, at Theatro São Pedro, with musical direction by Gelson Oliveira and musical production and arrangements by Marco Farias. In this work, she interprets sambas by composers from Rio Grande do Sul, as well as reinterpretations of renowned songs of the genre.

Sirmar Antunes was born in the city of Medianeira, in the interior of Rio Grande do Sul. He began his artistic career as a theater actor in the 1970s. He lived in São Paulo, where he worked at TV Bandeirantes and at Casa Aberta Leide das Neves, as a volunteer, becoming a volunteer art educator for low-income youth, in the theater area.

In cinema, debuted in The Day Dorival Faced Guard (1986), short by Jorge Furtado. Debuted in feature films with the drama October moon (2001), by Henrique de Freitas Lima. He became known for his work in the feature films Netto loses his soul (2001), in your name (2009), The lords of war (2012) and The Surface of the Shadow (2017).

Recently, at the Gramado Film Festival, he won the Leonardo Machado Prize, in celebration of 47 years of experience.

Source: BdF Rio Grande do Sul

Edition: Marcelo Ferreira

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