For the first time, U.S. conductor Marlon Daniel will conduct the National Symphony Orchestra in Havana, Cuba, on April 30, 2017. The event will take place in Covarrubias Hall of National Theater, at 11:00am (local time) and will also feature pianist Gérard Aimontch.
The program includes Don Juan and Burlesque in D minor for piano and orchestra, by the German Richard Strauss, as well as the Symphony No. 8 in G major by the Czech Antonín Dvorák.
Daniel, considered one of the most prominent young directors of the United States, has performed in several European countries and has obtained several recognitions and awards.
He is known for the rescue of works by composers of African origin as George Walker, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1996.