Cuba Photos: Day Four

Cuba Photos: Day Four

Enjoy these photos from our fourth day in Havana, which included a performance of Caturla, Bernstein and Prokofiev.

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Music Director Osmo Vänskä with a fan in Old Town, Havana.

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Walking around Old Town, Havana.

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Young boys walking along the malecón in Havana.

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Bass trombonist Andrew Chappell warms up backstage before rehearsal at Teatro Nacional, Havana, Cuba.

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Violinist Milana Reiche during rehearsal.

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Music Director Osmo Vänskä leads rehearsal.

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Posing for a photo after rehearsal.

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Violist Tom Turner prepares for the concert.

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Teatro Nacional, Havana, Cuba.

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The audience at Teatro Nacional.

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Performing the Cuban and American national anthems at the start of the concert.

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Music Director Osmo Vänskä leads the concert, which featured the music of Caturla, Bernstein and Prokofiev.

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The concert program.

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Music Director Osmo Vänskä applauds the audience.

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After the concert, many members of the orchestra attended a late-night jazz concert featuring Orquesta Aragon.

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Charles Lazarus, Dave Williamson, Peter Kogan and Osmo joined members of Orquesta Aragon. They performed at the Havana Cafe, home of the Buena Vista Social Club, and played pieces ranging from Dos Gardenias to Caravan.

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Listen to the performances!

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Program details: Friday, May 15 | Saturday, May 16


All photos © Travis Anderson 2015.

Minnesota Orchestra Staff