All the way from Havana comes Cuba’s award-winning international hit music and dance show Pasión de Buena Vista, featuring a stunning 17-piece ensemble of incredibly talented musicians, singers and dancers.
The highly skilled and stunningly rhythmic 12-piece ‘The Buena Vista Band’ renowned throughout Cuba and the Latin music community, combine with celebrated Cuban dance troupe ‘El Grupo de Bailar’ to present this unique and exhilarating stage show, transporting audiences on a journey through the streets and night clubs of Havana to an era of real Cuban musical life via an array of the island’s most iconic dances, including the irresistible Salsa, Mambo, Cha-cha-cha, Danzón and Bolero.
Merging Cuba’s old traditions with the island’s new musical influences, the show moves and blends between evoking the atmosphere of a sultry Havana Jazz club; and the energy, exuberance and heat of a legendary Havana Cabaret show via the traditional Cuban traditional street festival party; all reflecting the rich culture of Cuba. More like a vacation to the island than just a concert, which explains why Pasión de Buena Vista has been enjoyed by more than 800,000 people at over 800 shows across 35 different European countries alone.
Fronting the show is Musical Director and lead vocalist Pelayo Oxamendi. A music graduate of the University of Havana, Pelayo worked with the legends Compay Segundo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, Ruben Gonzalez and Pio Leyva from the iconic Buena Vista Social Club.
The show’s incredible production values add further to the steamy atmosphere, including stunning backdrops and over 150 suitably flamboyant tailor-made outfits, befitting of the show’s celebration of Cuba’s cultural heritage and invigorating, life-affirming spirit.
The vibrant music and natural rhythm of Cuban people, exquisite costumes and elaborate choreography are sure to keep you entertained all night.
Pasión de Buena Vista tours February to March 2024, listings and ticket information can be found here