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Premiering for the first time opera inspired in 'Camelia la Tejana' in L.A.

By Patricia Prieto for La Opinion on March 12, 2013

I found the script theme for this opera in an Alarma issue from 1986, a sensationalist Mexican tabloid that narrates tragic stories as in the operas”, explained via phone call to ¡holaLA! Ortiz Torres, who is also a visual artist and art professor at the University of California San Diego...the news talked about a man who had committed suicide on the railroad tracks in Juárez City because Camelia La Tejana, whom he was in love with had disdained him.

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