It ended a short time the week of Italian culture in Cuba organized by the Italian Embassy in Havana, in collaboration with the Institute Dante Alighieri of Havana, which included Uto Ughi, accompanied on the piano Andrea Bachetti, and three concerts events which saw protagonist Marco Lo Russo aka Rouge.
The week has been brought forward with a pre-opening concert: The Concert Italiaco Leo Brouwer produced and organized by Leo Brouwer association who saw a special appearance by Marco Lo Russo as a soloist with the Orchestra of Havana directed by Daiana Garcia in which they were performed music by Brouwer, Bacalov, Rota and Tchaikovsky.
The official opening of the week was performed with the acclaimed violinist Uto Ughi. In addition to film screenings, in tribute to Pier Paolo Pasolini, exhibitions, conferences and presentations were extremely significant and very followed but the show premiered Caminos by the company Retazos with Marco Lo Russo and his music with choreography by Isabel Bustos, he has seen a large audience that forced an unscheduled replication. Very successful and highly appreciated the choreography (this year also aerial choreography) that the music proposals in both acoustic and electronic in Marco Lo Russo album Modern Accordion. The culture week ended with the concert event in the Plaza Vieja in the historic center of Havana and saw players Marco Lo Russo, Giulio Vinci, the Cuban rock star David Blanco, Ernesto Blanco and the actress Sheila Roche.
As evidence of the interaction and cultural exchange between different cultures, the final concert entitled Made in Italy, by Marco Lo Russo, was hugely successful so that it fills the frame of the Plaza Vieja.
“Rich emotions and joy, sharing, are the nectar that I quoted from this wonderful experience.”
VIDEO: Marco Lo Russo in Made in Italy with other Cuban artists.
MADE IN ITALY Closing concert of the Italian Culture Week organized by the Italian Embassy in Havana.
VIDEO: Marco Lo Russo with the Chamber Orchestra of Havana directed by Daiana Garcia. Concert preview opening of the Italian Culture Week organized by the Italian Embassy in Havana with Oficina Leo Brouwer.
VIDEO: Show with Dancers company Teatro Danza Retazos Modern Accordion – Caminos.
Photo gallery contains shots of some events in Cuba by Marco Lo Russo.
The concert Made in Italy, the show Caminos with the company of Dance Theatre Retazos and some pictures around Cuba. All photos by Emanuele Mozzetti.