The Florida Orchestra is hosting an extended stay by the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba. It's part of the Florida Orchestra's multi-year cultural exchange.
Late this year, the NSOC will be coming to America for its first U.S. tour. And while it will perform in many places, the musicians will be in the Tampa Bay area a little longer, for master classes and for a joint Chamber Music Concert at Tampa's Historic Cuban Club. Read more about it here.
Today I spoke to The Florida Orchestra's Angela Cassette about the visit and her impressions of Cuba.