The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica (OSN) will offer for the first time, a series of concerts in Cuba, from March 15 through 21, with a repertoire of works by local composers.
“Cuba is a historical destination for the orchestra and it’s very satisfying for us to get there, with the power to transcend boundaries and bring music to international locations. This is what Costa Rican culture should be,” said the director of the National Music Centre, Guillermo Madriz.
He added that this is a step to “link ties with Cuba, a country that is rich artistically and musically.”
The orchestra will give two presentations in Havana and Cienfuegos, where they will play the repertoire ‘Tribute to Juan Santamaría’ and ‘ Rhapsody for Orchestra’, by Costa Ricans Benjamin Gutierrez and William Porras, respectively.
They will also perform works by the Cuban Artist, Alejandro Garcia, and Tchaikvoski.
The tour will be led by Costa Rica’s Eddie Mora, the conductor of the National Symphony.
The Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica has in recent years gone to Europe, America, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and the now have the pending challenge to perform, on a date to be determined, in a tour of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. (ACAN-EFE)
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