National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba

Available: Wednesday, March 1, 2018 – Saturday, March 25, 2018

Since its inception on 1960, the Havana Symphony has been instrumental in developing and introducing Cuban and Latin American music to the international classical music community, in addition to covering a vast symphonic and chamber repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary music. International tours have taken the orchestra to Russia, Poland, Yugoslavia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, Peru and Argentina.

Among the more than 100 guest conductors who have led the orchestra include Sir Thomas Beecham, Sergiu Celibidache, Pierre Monteaux, Charles Munch, Eugene Ormandy, Wilhelm Steinberg, Leopold Stokowski, Igor Stravinsky, Heitor Villa-Lobos and Bruno Walter.

Acclaimed international soloists have included Marian Anderson, Claudio Arrau, Jorge Bolet, Jose Carreras Jascha Heifetz, Nathan Milstein, Ruggiero Ricci, Mstislav Rostropovich Arthur Rubinstein, Andres Segovia, Isaac Stern, among many others.

PROGRAM:

Ernesto Lecuona: Malaguena

Manuel De Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat Suite #2

F. Mendelssohn Piano Concerto #1 in G Minor

Intermission

Carlos Farinas: Punto y Tonadas

Amadeo Roldan: Tres Pequenos Poemas

Maurice Ravel: Bolero

Encores

Chan Chan / Guantanamera (Orchestra sings)

Enrique Peres Mesa 2

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