Cuba Photos: Day Two

Cuba Photos: Day Two

Enjoy these photos from our second day in Havana!

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Students perform for the Minnesota Orchestra.

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Robert Anderson, bass, enjoys the performance.

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(L to R) Doug Wright, Doug Carlsen, Charles Lazarus and Michael Gast perform for the students at Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana.

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(L to R) Michael Gast, Charles Lazarus and Doug Wright perform for students at Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana.

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Anthony Ross, Principal Cello, performs for students at Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana.

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Tim Zavadil, Norbert Nielubowski and Roma Duncan perform for students at Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana.

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Music Director Osmo Vänskä works with aspiring conductors at Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana.

 

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Students perform for the Minnesota Orchestra at Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana.

 

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Principal Trombone Doug Wright works with a young trombonist at Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana.

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Principal Trombone Doug Wright gave these two trombone mouthpieces to this young trombonist.

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Music Director Osmo Vänskä answers reporters' questions.

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Peter Kogan, Principal Timpani, in rehearsal at Teatro Nacional de Cuba.

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Music Director Osmo Vänskä leads rehearsal at Teatro Nacional de Cuba.

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Charles Lazarus warms up at Teatro Nacional de Cuba.

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Ann Benjamin, a harpist who toured with us, instructs a harp teacher and her student on harp maintenance.

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Rehearsing with Cuban National Choir and Coro Vocal Leo at Teatro Nacional de Cuba.

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Septeto Habanero provided the evening's entertainment.

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Concertmaster Erin Keefe and her husband, Music Director Osmo Vänskä

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Evening dinner outdoors at Cathedral Square in Old Havana.

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Percussionist Peter Kogan joins Septeto Habanero.

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Principal Cello Anthony Ross dances with Marilyn Carlson Nelson after dinner at Cathedral Square in Old Havana.


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Program details: Friday, May 15 | Saturday, May 16


All photos © Travis Anderson 2015.

Minnesota Orchestra Staff