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¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival

A Night with Arturo O’Farrill and Friends



Apr 28, 2018



En Español

¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival is a celebration of the rich and vibrant artists of Cuba featuring dance, music, talks, master classes, and a special Festival Kickoff at The Greene Space.

The Festival closes with an evening of Afro-Cuban music curated by and featuring six-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, with a cavalcade of special guests—including famed singer Omara Portuondo—who illuminate the best of traditional Cuban music through modern innovation.

Also joining O’Farrill in this one-night-only concert are Havana rapper Telmary Diaz; jazz pianist Roberto FonsecaCamerata Romeu, the first all-female string orchestra in Latin America; trumpet player Yasek Manzano; and tap artist Ayodele Casel.

The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is a resident orchestra of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA). Performances of the orchestra are provided as a courtesy of ALJA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in New York City.


Learn more about the ¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival.




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Lead Sponsor

Major Support for the ¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival is provided by 

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Leadership Support for Dance at City Center is provided by

Support for the Artistic Innovation Fund is provided by

Lisa and Richard Witten