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Juan Diego Flórez returns to the country to offer a benefit concert for “Symphony for Peru” at the Gran Teatro Nacional

Our greatest exponent of opera and one of the best tenors in the world, Juan Diego Florezreturns to our country after two years to offer a single concert at the Gran Teatro Nacional, next Sunday, June 26 at 7:00 pm, together with the Sinfonía por el Perú Youth Orchestra.

The concert will be for the benefit of Sinfonía por el Perú, an organization that he leads and that last year celebrated 10 years working for social transformation through teaching and the collective practice of music, thus contributing to the development of childhood in Peru. .

During the pandemic, Symphony for Peru it has been an example of resilience and commitment: they reinvented their teaching strategies and adapted them to distance education; provided virtual support to the homes of their beneficiaries, which has given them the opportunity to continue imparting knowledge and developing socio-emotional skills in thousands of boys and girls.

This concert will be a prelude to the next tour in Europe that the Peruvian tenor will have with the young people of the Youth Symphony Orchestra for Peru, scheduled for August and September at the Salzburg, Gstaad and Lucerne festivals.

“I feel very happy to return to Peru. As a result of the pandemic, the reunion with the Peruvian public had to be extended for a while longer, but today it fills me with satisfaction to announce this great concert together with the young people of the Sinfonía por el Perú Youth Orchestra. Besides, All proceeds will be for the benefit of Sinfonía por el Perú., an organization that I chair and that last year celebrated 10 years of sustained work, becoming a benchmark for music and social transformation. This concert is a sum of positive emotions, since we are preparing with much expectation and work for the next tour that we will have in Austria and Switzerland at the end of August, and that is a demonstration of the excellent musical and social work that we develop”said the Peruvian tenor.

Among the repertoire chosen for the concert are pieces from the operatic repertoire, Spanish zarzuela and Latin American classics. Of course, the Peruvian contribution is assured with such well-known songs as “El cóndor pasa” and “Valicha”.

Tickets are on sale on the Joinnus platform with prices ranging from S/ 45 (Floor 4) to S/ 1,000 (Platea Baja).

Sinfonía por el Perú was founded in 2011. To date, it benefits more than 5,000 children and young people through its 16 nuclei (educational, artistic and social training centers), 03 modules (extensions of the nuclei), 02 lutherie workshops and 01 special education program, located in seventeen regions throughout the country.

Source: Elcomercio

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