Dia de Los Muertos has come back into the cultural spotlight due to the immensely popular Pixar film Coco. Dr. James Welch, Associate Conductor of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra, has brought a very unique presentation that combines this interntionally successful film, a Latin American holiday, and a love of music. The El Paso Symphony Orchestra celebrated the Mexican holiday by playing a live film-to-score symphony to Coco. From the intricacies of doing a live film score to the best parts of Coco, there was plenty to discuss about this unique theatrical expirience.
Originally Broadcast on November 2, 2019