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Historic performance from Cuba

Osmo VanskaCourtesy of the artist

December 28, 2015

The second of two historic Minnesota Orchestra performances from Cuba. The MN Orch was the first American orchestra to perform there after President Obama announced he was taking steps to normalize relations with our island neighbor.

Episode Playlist

CATURLA: Danzon

BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet Suite

CATURLA: Danzon

LECUONA: Maleguena

TRADITIONAL: Sakkjarven Polka

BEETHOVEN: Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 7
Beethoven Symphonies
BIS 1816

Notes

Robert Meyer of Las Vegas, NV, won this week's Encore Contest by correctly identifying Maurice Ravel's "Bolero."