French Violinist Performs Concert with Cuban National Symphony

Havana, June 30 (Prensa Latina) The Month of French Culture in Cuba closes Sunday with the concert of the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of the renowned French violinist Remy Ballot.

The concert will be performed in the National Theater from 11:00 local time, the recital offers a tour of classical pieces of the French repertoire such as Debussy (Nocturnes, La mer) and Ravel (Ma mere l’Oye; Bolero).

Prior to the event Ballot starred in a concert at the Literary Cabaret of the French Alliance of Prado, in Havana with the violinist Iris Schutzenberger, as well as the recital of this renowned violinist with the Cuban pianist Mayte Aboy.

In the coming days, he will be presented at the oratory San Felipe Neri, located in the historic center of this city, to conclude with this series of special concerts.

A well trained violinist, Ballot, also studied music theory, management and pedagogy in Paris. Thus, he has a wide repertoire which ranges from baroque music to contemporary creation.

The 4th Month of French Culture in Cuba began on May 17 and will run until June 30 in Havana with a varied sample of music, dance, exhibitions of decorative and plastic arts, among several events.

The artists Joelle Ferly (from Guadeloupe) and Nathalie Muchamad (from New Caledonia) participated as part of these days of exchange with the French-speaking culture, in the 7th International Colloquium Cultural Diversity in the Caribbean.

The Arroz con Mango project was a great success, an initiative that combines dances, writing, workshops, games, photos, music and diverse culinary offerings, as well as creators of both nationalities.

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