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Concert: Yaritza Veliz, Soprano

May 18 2015

**Media Advisory**

WHAT:

Concert: Yaritza Veliz, Soprano, A Woman to Listen To
Yaritza Veliz, a native of Coquimbo, Chile, won first prize—among 47 contestants from all regions of Chile—at the Women to Listen To Lyrical Singing Contest, held in Santiago, Chile, organized by the Chile Committee of NMWA in conjunction with Universidad Mayor. She has participated in the Gala Concert for young talents in Santiago and has performed at a special event at Chile’s Presidential Palace; as a soloist soprano with the Youth Orchestra of La Antena at the Municipal Theater in Santiago; and as a soloist at a ceremony at the  National  Congress of Chile honoring former President of Chile Patricio Aylwin. She has also performed with tenors Tito Beltrán, Gonzalo Tomkowiak and Jose Azocar. The concert is organized by the Chile Committee of NMWA in conjunction with the Embassy of Chile, Washington, D.C.

WHERE:

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
202-783-5000
The concert will take place in the 5th floor Performance Hall.

WHEN:

Wednesday, June 3, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

PRICE:

Free. Reservations are required. Reserve online by emailing cultural.eeuu@minrel.gov.cl. For additional questions, contact 202-785-1746 (Cultural Department, Embassy of Chile).

National Museum of Women in the Arts