Buena Vista All Stars: Cuban music comes alive at Stavros Niarchos Park

Explosive rhythms of Latin America and timeless melodies from the streets of Cuba will flood the Stavros Niarchos Park Cleanup on Saturday, June 29 from 9:00 p.m. will be Buena Vista All Stars Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) to perform a concert with free admission for the Greek public as part of the Parklife series.

«A night in Havana» is the name of the group’s tour in the context of their visit to Athens. A title that heralds the contents of the music program, which is full of explosive and fast Latin American rhythms, lots of dancing and timeless songs, such as “Oh my sweatheart», «Two gardenias“, “El Tula room», «Candela», “Carter”.

Time Buena Vista Social Club – This legendary group of veteran Cuban musicians, who almost accidentally got a “second life” after their first meeting in a recording studio in Havana in the mid-90s, ended their “Adios” tour in 2015, which everyone believed was really their farewell concert. After this formal “goodbye,” their imaginary music continued: The Buena Vista All Starsmusical heirs and famous Buena Vista Social Club.

music group Buena Vista All Stars Some of today’s most prominent Cuban musicians include: “Carlos Gardel” award-winning Ibrahim Ferrer Jr., son of Buena Vista Social Club’s Ibrahim Ferrer, Grammy-winning bandleader Juan De Marcos Gonzalez, laud virtuoso (a traditional Cuban instrument similar to the lute), survivor of the original band one of the latter members, Barbarito Torres, as well as an all-star band of musicians led by conductor Demetrio Muniz.

The Buena Vista All Stars faithfully preserving the sounds of the beloved past, they gracefully combine musical tradition with innovation, while infusing their performances with a fresh and vibrant spirit that makes them instant classics.

Leave a Comment