A three-day offering of exciting and innovative music groups from Cuba, that characterize the new, explosive appeal of Cuban music, both in Havana and internationally.
April 17th concert 1: Camerata Romeu & José María Vitier, Academy of Music, Northampton, MA, 8pm.
April 17th concert 2: La Charanga Habanera – North American Debut!, Pearl Steet Nightclub, Northampton, MA, 11pm.
April 18th concert 3: Camerata Romeu, José María Vitier & Issac Delgad0, Symphony Hall, Springfield, MA, 8pm.
April 18th concert 4: Azucar Negra, Razzls’ Nightclub, Springfield, MA, 11pm.
April 19th A Hot Night in Amhers, Fiesta Cubana final: Issac Delgad0, Azucar Negra, La Charanga Habanera, The Mullins Center, UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA,7pm.
Camerata Romeu: All female chamber orchestra performing classics from Europe and Latin America
José María Vitier: Cuba’s Michel Legrand; composer of film score for Strawberry & Chocolate. Appearing with jazz sepret.
Issac Delgad0: El Chévere de la Salsa- Cuba’s hottest singer.
La Charanga Habanera: “Hey you loca!” A wild danceable fusion of traditional and modern popular music.
Azucar Negra: The premiere exponents of timba, todays funky sound from the streets of Havana.