"El Maestro" and “El Caballo Mayor,” two icons of Dominican music, will share their experiences when they take to the stage with their charisma and talent as they open their hearts to us, remembering more than four decades of joy and success.
About Rafael Solano Sánchez
Was born on April 10, 1931, in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. When he was 11 years old he was considered as a child prodigy because he played the violin, the cello and the harmonium in theatrical and musical performances and in the church of his hometown. In 1950 he began his formal music studies at the National Conservatory in the Dominican capital, and in the mid-60s he expands his composition studies in New York with famous jazz pianist and composer Hall Overton. Read more >
About Johnny Ventura
His real name is Juan de Dios Ventura Soriano but everyone knows him as Johnny Ventura. Born March 1940 in the Dominican capital of Santo Domingo, he has been on the music scene for nearly 60 years. He wanted to be an architect and also studied Administration and Office Communication but his destiny was obvious – he had to be a singer. Read more >
Date: Friday, March 21, 2014
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Symphony Space,
2537 Broadway at 95th Street,
New York, NY 10025-6990
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