Time: August 4, 2016 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Zámecká jízdárna
City/Town: Cesky Krumlov
Website or Map: http://www.festivalkrumlov.cz…
Event Type: concerts, latin-jazz, cesky-krumlov, czech-republic, cuba
Organized By: International Music Festival Cesky Krumlov
Latest Activity: May 20, 2016
Phenomenal trumpeter, but also pianist and composer, Arturo Sandoval returns to Český Krumlov once again. He masters jazz, popular as well as classical music, has won ten Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award and many other prizes. He co-founded the successful group Irakere, whose music was a fusion of jazz, rock, classical music as well as traditional Cuban music and later he founded his own band. He is a pupil of legendary Dizzy Gillespie and has recorded albums with him as well as, for example, with Frank Sinatra, Paul Anka, Rod Stewart and many others. He was born in Cuba but has lived in the USA since 1990. In 2000 the biographical film For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story was made about him. Arturo Sandoval will perform twice in Český Krumlov. During his first concert he will be accompanied by the South Czech Philharmonic and he will play the European premiere of his Concerto for trumpet and orchestra.