The outdoor events will feature popular movie music by beloved film-composer John Williams. The two nights of music will be open not only to residents of the capital, but also to those living in some of Chile’s main cities.
Since 2008, the Chamber Orchestra of Chile, in association with the National Council on Culture, has worked to bring classical music to parts of Santiago and the country which they otherwise may not have been able to access, in the hopes of developing more dynamic audiences for regional composers in the future.
Hundreds of thousands of Santiago residents shop daily at the city’s largest food market, helping it thrive 100 years after its official founding. Speaking with the salespeople who give it life reveals time-tested traditions of hard work, communication and family.
The image of the Virgen del Carmen was marched though the streets of the nation’s capital for a crowd of thousands. One of the oldest Christian festivals in Chile, the march celebrates the patron saint of Chilean independence one week after the end of Fiestas Patrias.