Step into the spirit of Havana at this performance packed with new music by award-winning composers.
A Night at the Opera in Havana features one of Cuba's most brilliant young concert pianists, Marcos Madrigal, with jazz virtuoso Omar Puente and opera singer Ann Liebeck.
The programme includes two world premieres and two UK premieres, with lyrics from work by master poets Federico García Lorca and Pablo Neruda.
The evening features music by Ernesto Lecuona, Cuba's answer to George Gershwin and contemporary Cuban composers Omar Puente, the LUKAS award winner 2016, and Guido López-Gavilán.
Plus, hear from Grammy Award-winning Cuban composer Yalil Guerra; Grammy Award-winning Argentinian composer Fernando Otero; and tango composer Julian Rowlands, who was Olivier Award-nominated alongside the cast of Midnight Tango.
Ann Liebecksoprano Marcos Madrigalpiano Omar Puenteviolin Julian Rowlandsbandoneon
Ernesto Lecuona: Ante el Escorial Xavier Montsalvatage: 5 Canciones negras Ernesto Lecuona: La comparsa; Gitanerias; Malagueña; 5 Canciones con versas de Juana de Ibarbourou Yalil Guerra: Seducción (UK premiere); Amor, Son de Negros de Cuba, iré a Santiago (World premiere) Interval Fernando Otero: Prima donna (UK premiere) José White Laffite: La bella Cubana Guido López-Gavilán: Un recuerdo (Congo in E minor) Omar Puente: Danzón Gloria Rodrigo Prats: Romanza María Belén Chacón Julian Rowlands: New work for soprano, violin, bandoneon & piano (World premiere) Gonzalo Roig: Yo soy Cecilia from Cecilia Valdéz Carlos Gardel: Por una cabeza arr. Julian Rowlands for soprano, violin, bandoneon & piano