Chucho Valdes gives masterful concert live via Facebook


The cuban pianist Chucho Valdés it is one of the artists that has had to pause their gigs by the coronavirus, and for that reason decided to make this Tuesday a mini-recital live via Facebook.

In the introduction to his presentation, Chucho has valued the role of new technologies for “not desligarnos” despite the threat of the coronavirus, and has been invited to keep “the hope that everything is going to normalize,” always “with the love of God and with the same hand of man”.

The miniconcierto of the great cuban pianist had a duration of almost 20 minutes, and reached more than 2 thousand views on direct. It took place at the 3pm hour from Miami and Cuba and 8pm, Spanish time.

Valdés said that he had never done a mini-recital via Facebook, and took the opportunity to announce that the next one will be this Thursday, march 19Parents day in Spain and the Day of San José.

In recent days there are several musicians that, faced with the inevitable cancellations of tours and concerts, have decided to make live presentations through social networks.

One of them was Alejandro Sanz, who gave a presentation through its YouTube channel for all the people who are detained in their homes in quarantine.

The Spanish artist was invited to the colombian Juanes this initiative, and both sang together hits like A Dios le pido and I have the black shirt. The renowned cuban pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba also accompanied them.

The music has become antidote to the seclusion experienced by these days millions of people all over the world, mainly in countries such as Italy and Spain.

Several singers cuban residents in both countries have offered performances live from their homes to the delight of his neighbors and, at the same time, raise awareness about the need to stay at home.