Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Venezuela Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to Broadway

The pioneer of the movement symphonic orchestra in Venezuela, presented Sunday 29 May a Broadway-style concert, paying tribute to the great music that marked a milestone in musical history, with a varied and highly successful selection: "Jesus Christ Superstar," "Evita" "Cats" and "The Phantom of the Opera", all of famed composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, and "Cuban Overture" and "Porgy & Bess" by renowned composer George Gershwin.

Calder clouds will shake again with the famous musical notes such that the Venezuelan people know and love, and is pleased that the Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, goes into this directory so colorful and rich in artistic and theatrical. Musical theater, opera and rock opera merge under the watchful eye of teacher Theodore Kuchar, artistic director, who along with members of the orchestra will vibrate the auditorium of the Aula Magna of the UCV to present a repertoire of unparalleled quality.

The pieces selected for this occasion represent the best in the history of musicals which were the guidelines on Broadway during the twentieth century and his songs became instant hits in the world: "Jesus Christ Superstar" is considered the musical (rock opera) most famous of all time.

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice (lyrics) recounts the dramatic events of the life of Jesus in his last week from the perspective of Judas Iscariot. In Venezuela has been presented with complete success at the Teatro Teresa Carreño and the Aula Magna of the UCV. "Evita" is a musical based on the film from the Argentine director Carlos Pasini-Hansen, Queen of Hearts (1972), based on life and death of Eva Peron.

Undoubtedly the best known song is "Do not cry for me Argentina." "Cats, The Musical" tells a simple story about a tribe of cats English. Is so successful that even occurs without interruption since its premiere in 1982. It is perhaps the most popular musicals of all their great songs and his "family attraction." "The Phantom of the Opera" is based on the novel by Gaston Leroux, and is considered the most successful creative work in commercial of all time, breaking all records set for theater and movies.

It was composed in 1986 for singer Sarah Brightman and since its release is estimated that more than 80 million people worldwide have seen, and also has the largest number of versions in theater, television and film. "Porgy & Bess" is an opera composed by George Gershwin with texts by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward, who presented the African American lifestyle in the 30's, a South Carolina town.

It is considered the quintessential American folk opera and brings a wealth of languages of the blues and jazz to opera. Of the same composer presents "Cuban Overture", originally titled "Rumba", which highlights Caribbean rhythms and percussion native Cuba. Tickets are on sale at the box office of the auditorium and have a value of BSF.

70 in general and BSF. 40 for students and seniors. Way N / P

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