Latin America / Cuba / La Habana
Cuban singer Omara Portuondo will embark on a world tour in April that will take her to places in the United States and Europe in a first stage, the artist announced at a press conference.
“Omara es Cuba” gives its name to the tour that will start on the 19th at the Regent Theater in the city of Los Angeles, and has concerts scheduled in New York, Chicago, Holland, Hungary, Singapore, South Korea, Canada and France . Among other countries, in some of which it will be presented for the last time.
For the month of November, the Bride of Feeling, as the artist is also known, has planned performances in South America on stages in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
The tour, which will last until 2020, will close this year with a great concert on the island.
For the occasion, the Cuban diva will be accompanied by talented musicians: pianist Roberto Fonseca, Andrés Coayo (percussion), Ruly Herrera on drums and bassist Yandy Martínez.
Fonseca stated that it is an honor to share the stage with Portuondo, whom she considers a universal singer who has gone through all styles but always maintaining her Cuban identity.
The repertoire of the tour will include classics performed by the artist throughout his career, including some from his time at the Buena Vista Social Club, an “all-star” project of which Portuondo was the main voice since its creation in 1997.
The 88-year-old artist is one of the most successful and beloved Cuban singers in Cuba, her discography includes thirty titles and she has recorded with the most notable Cuban and foreign artists.
Awarded the National Music Award (2006), she was also awarded a Latin Grammy for Best Contemporary Tropical Album in 2009 for her album “Gracias”.
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