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September 6, 2013

ORQUESTA BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB MAKES SYMPHONY CENTER DEBUT

CHICAGO—On Sunday, September 29 at 7 p.m., the acclaimed Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club brings the irresistible rhythms of Cuba to Symphony Center, featuring the following original members: vocalist Omara Portuondo, vocalist and guitarist Eliades Ochoa, trumpeter Guajiro Mirabal, and Barbarito Torres, known for his virtuosic playing of the laúd. Opening the concert with his quintet is one of Havana’s most highly praised pianists, Roberto Fonseca.