Theater and Classic Music Festival Opens in Rio this Wednesday

The eighth edition of Circuito Música Brasilis (Music Brasilis Circuit) gathers actors and musicians to pay tribute to notorious composers like Darius Milhaud, Chiquinha Gonzaga and Ernesto Nazareth.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Wednesday, August 9th, the Circuito Musica Brasilis (Music Brasilis Circuit) opens in Rio's Centro. With three different presentations, the eighth edition of the project honors great names of the world's erudite music through theater plays until August 11th.

With the theme "Cortejos e Colagens" (Cortege and Collage), this year's edition is specially dedicated to French composer Darius Milhaud, who arrived in Rio exactly a hundred years ago.

The event opens this Wednesday, August 9th, at 12:30 PM, with "Abram alas para Chiquinha Gonzaga" (Clear the way . . .

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