Cuba Celebrates Portuguese Culture Week with Classical Concert

Havana, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Classical Cuban and Portuguese artists will join for a concert next July 12th to celebrate the Portuguese Culture Week.

Camerata Romeu (Cuba) will join Portuguese pianist and teacher Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro in a musical event that will help to strengthen cultural ties between both countries.

The program includes the premiere in Cuba of the Concert in A Major by Portuguese Carlos Seixas, with the performance of Peruvian soloist Rosa María Barrantes.

Afterwards, the piece Consolación by Alfredo Diez Nieto will be played by the pianist Pinto-Ribeiro in his debut in Cuba, accompanied by the Camerata Romeu.

The rest of the artistic program includes pieces like La lenta noche en tus ojos by Cuban Roberto Valera and Concert No.1 for piano, trumpet and orchestra by Russian Dmitri Shostakovitch, among others.

The special guest of the night Pinto-Ribereiro was born in the city of Oporto and according to event organizers, is considered of the world’s most prestigious Portuguese musicians.

The concert will take place at the Basílica Menor de San Francisco de Asís in Havana.



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