When the first opera theater in the Americas was built in 1776, in Havana, the Cuban capital became a true musical center.
In this section we want you to get to know in detail everything related to the history of Cuban music, from its origins to the most recent artists.
Habana Abierta – Cuban music out of the corner
No party ends in Havana when Habana Abierta music sounds. As the “Grupo de Experimentación Sonora del ICAIC” (GESI)
Musical Tours in Havana
Unlike traditional music schools, the aim of Havana Music School is not limited to teach you to play Cuban rhythms in the instrument of your choice.
Music lessons in Cuba – A luxury opportunity
Those enjoying music lessons in Cuba say that us, Cuban people, carry the music in our blood. Those who have seen Cuba from abroad talk about the unique symphony that our cities represent each day.
Why go to Cuba to study music?
When we talk about Cuba, immediately it jumps to our mind his hospitable people, beaches, rum, tobacco… and music! This Caribbean country is imbued with the magic of its sounds, and is world famous for the quality of its musicians and the variety of rhythms that have...
Justo Vega y Adolfo Alfonso – Masters of repentismo
When it comes to popular music in Cuba, there is a mandatory word: Repentismo. Is this a kind of poetry of popular character, transmitted orally and powerful in our fields. His satirical burlesque subject ends up being a real duel or controversy between various artists.
Havana Music School – Learning Cuban music in the XXIst century
For centuries, the teaching of music has followed a classical model that requires a high level of commitment and time from the student before he or she can master a genre or instrument.
Buena Vista Social Club – Cuban music to order
During the 40s’ of the last century, Havana was privileged by the presence of social clubs. In these places the Havana society gathered to dance and enjoy the music.
William Vivanco has it all figured out
William Vivanco is known as one of the main representatives of the so-called Nueva Trova Creole on the island.
Claudio Brindis de Salas – The virtuoso
Claudio Brindis de Salas was a Cuban violinist who stood out for his mastery and talent on the European stages of the 19th century, reaping a success that has not yet been equaled.
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