Havana, Cuba.- Cuban musicians Jesus Chucho Valdes and Gonzalo Rubalcaba will offer a concert on the first days of March in the capital of Austria, as part of a group of events for the Konzerthaus of Vienna, Cuban cultural institutions reported here Wednesday.
The show is called ‘Trance’ and it ia project at two pianos, between Valdes and Rubalcaba, two of the best exponents of piano in Cuba.
The title comes from the rise of a deep connection of the forces of human spirit flowing through a variety of musical trends, also suggesting a dialogue of melodies between both composers and performers.
For many years Valdes and Rubalcaba have been working on this kind of musical dialogue, harmonizing tradition and spirituality.
Considered one of the best jazz piano palyers in the planet, Chucho Valdes bases his piano work in the Cuban musical history, also combining melody and elements of folklore, classic music and others.
The music of pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba is a powerful blend of Cuban and American jazz, and his style sounds melodic and rhythmic; full of exciting and intriguing influences, pointed out the publication.
On the stage of the Vienna Concert Hall-in German, Wiener Konzerthaus- both will perform both on the first week of March to offer one of the most anticipated recitals in this capital, cradle of eminent musician Mozart.
The institution was built from 1911 and 1913 from a project of the architects Ferdinand Fellner and Hermann Helmer, and for the inauguration on October 19, the composer Richard Strauss arranged his Festive Prelude Op 61 for organ and orchestra.
With four large halls, the great room of the Konzerthaus will receieve the Cuban pianists, who will give the public at the concert music of 100 minutes of duration approximately and without intermediate time, according to the organizers.