The music of the Dominican Vicente García will sound once again in Costa Rica, but this time accompanied by the power of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Costa Rica. In this musical format, the artist will offer two presentations in the month of September.
The news was confirmed by Mario Araya, from the Dopingüé production company, in charge of staging these shows. “Vicente had already done a concert with the Bogotá Philharmonic. We have been in talks with his work team for a long time to replicate that concert here, but the pandemic came and we had to postpone it, but the time has come to do it, ”recalled Araya.
“Vicente’s music lends itself a lot to adorn it with the orchestra. We are making several arrangements of his songs in Costa Rica and we will use others that he presented in Colombia, “added the producer.
Tickets for these recitals will go on sale this Thursday, August 18 on the website www.eticket.cr. The prices and locations are ¢27,000 (gallery), ¢33,000 (third floor), ¢35,000 (second floor), ¢38,000 (side window and first floor box) and ¢40,000 (central window).
The September presentations represent Vicente García’s second official visit to Costa Rica.
In October 2019, the Dominican played his songs with his orchestra at Club Pepper, before an audience that did not stop dancing with the artist’s merengue and bachata.
Before, García had been in our country to promote to the sea, his second studio album. With this production, the artist won three Latin Grammy awards: best singer-songwriter album, best new artist and tropical song of the year for Bachata en Kingston.
to the sea disk preceded Melodrama (2011), then released Candela (2019) and recently released the short album Road to the sun.
Vicente has stood out as a musician who investigates the roots and culture, not only of the Dominican Republic, but of all Caribbean, Afro and Latin sounds. With his work he has fused genres such as merengue, bachata, funk, bolero, Antillean rhythms and many folk expressions from his country.
The artist recorded a video of his song in Costa Rica Cook it sweetly in the company of the Costa Rican singer Kumary Sawyers, he also participated with Debi Nova in a bachata version of the song We don’t have plenty of Sundayswork of the Costa Rican.