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Victorian Opera presents: Ali McGregor is Yma Sumac: The Peruvian Songbird
June 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
One event on June 19, 2020 at 7:30 pm
One event on June 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm
One event on June 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm
In the 1950s when musical exotica was all the rage, Yma Sumac was a sensation – an Incan princess who astounded American audiences with her five-octave range and larger-than-life personality. This one-woman show is a passion project for Helpmann Award-winning cabaret performer and soprano Ali McGregor who, between vocal pyrotechnics, tells Sumac’s story and her own journey discovering this fascinating artist.