Piccolo Spoleto's 'Canto General' keeps Pablo Neruda in the family / by Jerald Pierce

For Maria Cordova, the chance to bring “Canto General Siglo XXI” home to Charleston was irresistible.

“It’s very close to my heart,” Cordova said of the piece, a chamber-music setting of Pablo Neruda’s poems, written and directed by her brother Miguel Cordova. “When I saw it first in D.C., I thought I would love the public in Charleston to see it. It was like showing my family something beautiful.”

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