¡ Adelante Cuba ! Festival

Fall in love with Cuban music and dance at the ¡ Adelante Cuba ! Festival at New York City Center April 22 – 28, 2018.

Arturo O’Farrill and Friends ¡ Adelante Cuba ¡ Festival at New York City Center

New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Carlos Acosta Danza ‘Debut’ legendary Cuban Ballet at NY City Center

The Royal Ballet legend is debuting his new Cuban contemporary ballet company.
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Friday
April 25 – 27, 2018

The Festival includes a series of intimate talks and master classes.


¡Adelante, Cuba! Festival Kickoff

Join Cuban Jazz giant Arturo O’Farrill, tap artist Ayodele Casel, trumpet player Yasek Manzano, and more, for a lively evening of music and conversation hosted by Susan Fales-Hill as part
 of her Icons & Innovators series in The Greene Space.

The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC & WQXR
44 Charlton St, SoHo, Manhattan
Sunday, April 22 at 6 pm
$20

Get tickets at www.thegreenespace.org


Master Class: Music with Arturo O’Farrill and Yasek Manzano

Deconstruct Afro-Latin Jazz with bandleader Arturo O’Farrill and Cuban trumpet player/composer Yasek Manzano. For advanced students and professional musicians, as well as to the general public who would like to observe.

The Barbara and David Zalaznick Studio at New York City Center
Monday, April 23 at 12 noon
$15


Talk: What Is Afro-Latin Culture?

Tanya Rivero, anchor of CBSN at CBS News, moderates a discussion with guests—including Arturo O’Farrill and Ayodele Casel—about what it means to be an Afro-Latin artist. Includes live performances.

The Barbara and David Zalaznick Studio at New York City Center
Monday, April 23 at 6:30 pm
$15


Talk: The Great Cuban American Songbook

Arturo O’Farrill and Zenaida Romeu, music director of Camerata Romeu explore the history of Cuban American musical collaborations.

The Barbara and David Zalaznick Studio at New York City Center
Wednesday, April 25 at 6 pm
$15


Master Class: Dance with Acosta Danza

Carlos Luis Blanco of Acosta Danza offers a glimpse into the technical rigor that underlies the training shared by members of Carlos Acosta’s new Cuba-based dance company. This class is for advanced students and professional dancers.

The Barbara and David Zalaznick Studio at New York City Center
Thursday, April 26 at 12 noon
$15


Master Class: Dance with Ronald K. Brown

New York-based choreographer Ronald K. Brown reveals the African and Afro- Caribbean influences that inform his movement language. Brown has been working in Cuba with The Joyce Foundation since before the opening with Cuba.

The Barbara and David Zalaznick Studio at New York City Center
Saturday, April 28 at 12 noon
$15


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