March 31, 2013

Concurso y Festival Internacional Fiesta del Tambor Guillermo Barreto in Memoriam

March 2013 / Teatro Amadeo Roldán and other cultural institutions in Havana

2013 March
Location Teatro Amadeo Roldán and other cultural institutions in Havana
Web-site for further information  
Institution involved Instituto Cubano de la Música, Centro de la Música Ignacio Piñeiro
Any international participation  
Description of event This festivity of percussion pays tribute to one of the cult figures of Cuban percussion: Guillermo Barreto, star of the Tropicana orchestra in the 1950s and founding member of the Orquesta Cubana de Música Moderna. While young talents measure their skills during the competition, experts disclose the secrets of the complex Cuban percussion at theoretical meetings, lectures and guest speeches and the evenings are dedicated to the performances of popular national and international bands and soloists.
Links to interesting articles http://www.cubasi.cu/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=4377:fiesta-del-tambor-2012