Minnesota Orchestra Osmo Vänskä, conductor Frank Fernández, piano
Cuban National Choir and Coro Vocal Leo Digna Guerra, direccion general de coros
BEETHOVEN Overture to Egmont
BEETHOVEN Fantasy in C minor for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra, Choral Fantasy
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, Eroica
The Minnesota Orchestra will perform two concerts in Cuba this May 15 and 16, becoming the first U.S. orchestra to give performances in Cuba since President Obama took steps to normalize relations between the countries in December 2014. At the invitation of the Cuban Ministry of Culture, Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Orchestra will perform as part of Havana’s International Cubadisco Festival.