Kalena Bovell: Trailblazing Black Latina Conducts CSO in Tribute to Cincinnati’s Latine Community

Lorena Mora-Mowry talks with Panamanian-American conductor, speaker and poet Kalena Bovell about her upbringing, where her passion for classical music in general, her participation in the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra BRADY BLOCK PARTIES, and she shares a message for the Hispanic/Latine community in Ohio.

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will be led by conductor Kalena Bovell on Sunday, July 9, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dunham Recreation Center. Concert to feature a variety of Latine / Hispanic music in tribute to Price Hill’s Latino community.

Kalena Bovell is an American conductor who has both African-American and Hispanic ancestry. She is currently assistant conductor of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.

To learn more about Kalena Bovell, please visit her website: www.kalenabovell.com