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Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club at the Royal Albert Hall – 5th April 2015


After 16 years thrilling audiences around the world, the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® is set to bid ‘Adios’ with a farewell world tour, which includes a return for the group to the iconic Royal Albert Hall.

The group, which has been touring the globe in different forms, guises and combinations since 1997, grew out of the release of the Grammy Award-winning best-selling album Buena Vista Social Club™, and its line-up continues to include a number of the original artists featured on the landmark recording and film.

Under the musical direction of band leader and trombonist Jesus “Aguaje” Ramos, the line-up for the Adios Tour will feature several of those who played on the original album and film, including the incomparable veteran diva Omara Portuondo, trumpeter Guajiro Mirabal and laúd virtuoso Barbarito Torres. They will also be accompanied by some of those who have joined the journey along the way, including dynamic veteran tres player Papi Oviedo; Havana’s young star pianist Rolando Luna; a superb rhythm section comprising double bassist Pedro Pablo and percussionists Andres Coayo, Filiberto Sánchez and Alberto ‘La Noche’; a three-man trumpet section led by high note specialist Luis Allemany and celebrated singers Carlos Calunga and Idania Valdéz.

The Adios Tour represents the distillation of more than a thousand shows over 16 years involving more than forty musicians. During that time the group has evolved into a customised, dynamic, multi-generational big band in which veterans and younger performers have combined to celebrate Cuban musical tradition with flair and élan.

If you would like more information or book tickets, visit the Royal Albert Hall website here

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