Voces Latinas Festival Chorus

By  GALA Expert 

 March 3, 2024 


Voces Latinas Festival Chorus, conducted by Lígia Pucci (she/they) is an SATB chorus featuring music of Latin, Central and South America. All songs are in Spanish; all singers welcome! This chorus performs in the Harmonies of the Sphere Blockbuster on July 13 from 7:15 to 8:30PM on the Orchestra Hall Stage.

Lígia Pucci stands outside under a tree, wearing a blue and red striped shirt, smiling


Hola, oi, and hello!  My name is Lígia Pucci (she/they), and I am the conductor for the Voces Latinas Festival Chorus. I am beyond excited to extend this invitation to join our rehearsals and performance as we travel through time and space, and explore the richness and depth of the Latin music heritage!

This chorus is open to all, and I would be honored to connect with folks who are not only part of our latine community, but also those who are interested in learning more and be immersed in a queer latine singing experience within the festival. 

The repertoire selections for this group are as diverse as the Latin communities we are attempting to represent (in a 10 minute set)!

  • “Hanacpachap Cussicuinin” by Juan Pérez Bocanegra – baroque music from Peru and a riveting processional with text in the Quechua language
  • “Vivir Mi Vida” arranged by Eric Esparza – recording
  • “Es Tu Tiempo” – a powerful setting by Dominican/Haitian/American composer Francisco Núñez sung in both Spanish and English.

I hope you are able to join us for what is sure to be a wonderful performance! 

Voces Latinas Rehearsal Schedule

  • July 10 Rehearsal 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • July 12 Rehearsal 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • July 12 Tech rehearsal 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Orchestra Hall Stage.
  • July 13 Perform in Harmonies of the Sphere Blockbuster 7:15-8:30 PM. Orchestra Hall Stage.

To sign up for a Festival Chorus, log into the Integra Online Store: open the “Quick links” drop-down menu on your home page, and select the Online Store option.  On the store Purchase Items page, select the chorus you wish to join with your particular voice part.

Lígia Pucci stands outside under a tree, wearing a blue and red striped shirt, smiling
Lígia Pucci (they/them) is an educator, conductor and pianist from São Paulo, Brazil.  Lígia currently serves as choir and conducting instructor at Northeastern Illinois University, and as Associate Artistic Director…