The world debut of Carlos Acosta”s company captivated the Cuban audience with a fresh and different program.
The Federico Garcia Lorca hall at the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso vibrated this Friday with the performance of the new company. The presentation included a contemporary selection. The first piece was Alrededor no hay nada, based on poems by Joaquin Sabina and Vinicius de Moraes.
Later, the sensuality of Fauno conquered the hearts of the audience thanks to the excellent performances of the dancers Yanelis Godoy and Julio Leon.
The evening concluded with Carmen, this time with choreography by Carlos Acosta and live music performed by the Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso conducted by Giovanni Duarte.
Laura Treto, Javier Rojas and Luis Valle shared the stage on this piece based on the novel by Prosper Mérimée. This was a contemporary version, which also featured the special participation of the gypsy singer Genara Cortes and the Spanish dancer Rafael Amargo.
Undoubtedly, Acosta did not disappoint his audience with this beautiful spectacle that marks the beginning of a new stage in his career.