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Chucho Valdes “The Creation” ~ Lyon, France

November 17, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Chucho Valdés – The Creation with the Yoruban Orchestra
Hilario Durán & John Beasley: Co-arrangers/conductors/MD

As energetic and inspired as ever, Chucho Valdés presents The Creation, an epic work retracing the emergence of the Yoruba culture in the Caribbean. Flamboyant and vibrant, this Afro-Cuban oratorio is preceded by a solo concert with Valdés on piano.


Chucho Valdés, composition, musical conducting, piano

Hilario Durán , arrangements, claviers

John Beasley, arrangements, keyboard

Yunior Terry , bass

Miguel Valdés, percussion

Erick Barberia, song, tambour batá

Román Diáz, tambour batá

Diosvany Valladares, tambour batá

Yeni Valdés, song

Dafnis Prieto, drum kit

Choeur Afro-Cubain

Plus: 4 horns


November 17, 2021
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Category:


Auditorium National
Lyon, France + Google Map
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