Cuban Trobadour Songwriter Silvio Rodriguez in Spain

Madrid, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) As the end of a large tour on Spain started at the beginning of April, Cuban songwriter and singer Silvio Rodriguez will offer a concert at the neighborhood of Vallecas, Madrid, next Wednesday.

Reediting a project setarted six years ago in Cuba, with his presentations in humble places in Havana and other places of the island, Silvio Rodriguez will perform in this district of Madrid, which is distinguished by its working and cultural tradition.

During the recital on May 4 in the Villa Vallecas Auditorium, the Cuban will share stage with old friends: Spaniards Luis Eduardo Aute, Ismael Serrano and Luis Pastor (special participation), reads the poster of the evening.

After nine years of absence, Silvio returned to the Spanish stage on day 3, and since then toured the cities of San Sebastian, La Coruña, Gijón, Zaragoza, Barcelona, Las Palmas, Córdoba and Madrid.

About 13 thousand people went last night to the Sports Palace in this capital, where the award-winning songwriter captivated the audience with pieces of his most recent album, anthology themes of his vast repertoire. A concert that could have lasted all night if it is carried by the clamor of his followers, who made Silvio return to the stage more than four times to surpass the score of 20 interpretations.

Valencia (April 29) and Murcia (1st of May) will be the last stops of the extensive tour of Silvio, considered by many the greatest exponent of the movement known as the Nueva Trova Cubana.

During his concerts, the renowned composer and guitarist is accompanied by eight musicians: Rachid López, Cesar Bacaro and Mikel Elizarde (Trío Trovarroco), Niurka González, flutist, percussionist Oliver Valdés, Jorge Reyes on bass, Jorge Aragón on piano and Emilio Vega on the vibraphone.

Sources close to the organizers of the concert in Vallecas told Prensa Latina that one of the objectives of the singer-songwriter is take your presentation to call for solidarity with the victims of the earthquake that devastated Ecuador on April 16.

In Spain, where 450 thousand Ecuadorians live, the Embassy in the South American country undertook various solidarity initiatives to raise economic donations and materials for those affected by the powerful earthquake, which left 659 dead, over four thousand wounded, and thousands of buildings destroyed.


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