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Venezuelan rhythms expected in Baku

19 June 2014 [11:15] - TODAY.AZ
By AzerNews

Night of the Latin America's rhythms will thrill the audiences in the International Mugham Center in Baku on June 27.

The event that will start at 7.00 p.m. will present the UNACORDE ensemble from Venezuela.

The ensemble UNACORDE was created by the Head and Founder of the National Network of Youth and Children's Orchestras of Venezuela, Professor Nestor Rico Aponte, on July 15, 2003.

The ensemble represents a synthesis of different genres, new sounds and national motives of Venezuela.

The ensemble consists of Nestor Rico Aponte (director and bassist), Kenya Raquel Aponte (cello), Daniel Nestor Aponte (violin), Daniel Requena (cuatro), Carlos Paredes (maracas) and Moses Oropeza (drummer).

In Venezuela, it performs concerts in many halls of the capital city and throughout the country, such as the Municipal Theater of Caracas, CELARG, Art Center La Estancia, PDVSA, INCES, FONDEMI, the National Library, the National Youth Institute, Teatro Teresa Carreño.

The ensemble repeatedly performed also with the Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela.

International Mugham Center is the center of Azerbaijani arts and music aimed to promote, preserve and popularize specific genre of Azerbaijani folk music Mugham. It is located in Baku Boulevard.

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