SHOES FOR THE SANTO Niño
A one act opera commissioned by The University of New Mexico for the New Mexico Centenary
Shoes for the Santo Niño is the story of Julianita, the youngest of eleven children, who slips out of her home one evening to take a pair of “practical” shoes, that she has made, to the Santo Niño. Upon entering the church the Santo Niño and saints come to life and Julianita is whisked off into an evening of mystery, magic and miracles.
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