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Mariachi opera sings an immigrant's tale of love and loss, in potent political times

He’d seen the opera in Fort Worth but felt it was time to reinvent the piece. In some cases, he had no choice: The original cast had dispersed, and the composer, Jose “Pepe” Martinez, who led the gold-standard Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitln, died two years ago, making the rights to the opera hard to sort out.

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ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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