Synopsis antonio marez is six years old when ultima comes to stay with his family a curandera, or healer, ultima teaches him about the curative powers of the. Mezzo-soprano suzanna guzmán in the title role and nicholas mckee as young antonio in opera cultura's production of bless me, ultima. That is the question swirling around the title character in bless me, ultima, based on the 1972 novel by rudolfo anaya set in a chicano farm.
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Opera cultura's production of “bless me, ultima” will feature mezzo-soprano suzanna guzmán in the title role and nicholas mckee as young. The old healer ultima lives and teaches the moral system that the novel espouses antonio's relationship with ultima is the most important bond in the novel.
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