Summer in the CityMirella Costa

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Saturday / September 9, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
The Street
55 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill
United States
Mirella Costa
Image courtesy of the artist

Brazilian singer Mirella Costa holds a bachelor of arts degree in popular music, Brazilian music and jazz from Souza Lima Music Conservatory in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 2016, she recorded her first solo CD, Minha Arca, for which she won an award for New Artist of the Year in Brazil. Costa now studies with a full scholarship at Berklee and is the only Brazilian student with her studies sponsored by the Latin Grammy Awards. She recently had the joy of singing in the Berklee tribute concert for Milton Nascimento, one of the greatest names in Brazilian music. This year, one of Costa's projects is a recording of an a EP, Grande Divas, where she honors great singers of Brazilian music. The list includes Elis Regina, Nana Caymmi, Elza Soares, among others. Costa will be singing these great classics with her own contemporary arrangements.

Watch Mirella Costa perform "Milonga Sentimental":