Miami International Mall - December 3rd - February 14th, 2022

THE ORCHESTRA Directed by Yorgis Goiricelaya

THE DANCERS

A Group of 25 professional dancers will perform under the direction and choreography of Henry Gual.

THE SINGERS

ALBITA

Two time Grammy winner and Emmy-recipient, Albita is the most authentic Cuban singer. Hailing from Havana, Albita has moved the world through her music. Albita is “the reincarnation of a 1930's European chanteuse, a Berlin Cabaret singer transfused with Latin blood," said the Los Angeles Times.

 

As a young singer demonstrating her authentic roots, she was noticed through her dynamic contribution to the renovation of traditional Cuban music while adding a very personal style to her compositions, musical arrangements and singing.

AMAURY GUTIERREZ

A composer and Grammy winner, Gutierrez defines his style as "Cuban Pop", a mixture of various musical genres including the old and the Nueva Trova, a few twists of contemporary music, the authorial sense of the golden age of bolero, and even Mexican music.

 

His first album, Amaury Gutierrez (1999) was nominated for a Latin Grammy and sold more than 600,000 copies.

 

He received the Up-and-Coming Artist of the Year Onda Award in Spain in 2000. In 2009, Gutierrez celebrated with a spectacular concert for the 20th anniversary of his artistic career.

LUIS BOFILL

He began his career at the end of the 1970s with the "Nueva Trova Movement" in Havana, Cuba. Luis settled in Berlin, Germany, and performed with several bands in clubs and festivals. In 1994, Bofill came to Miami, performing at the 90’s iconic nightclub CAFÉ NOSTALGIA in Miami Beach. In 2000, Luis started his own band. In 2005, he recorded the album Costumbres with SONY-BMG, the later, Made in Habana (2012) produced by Descemer Bueno and in 2017, he released Arsenio Essential, in homage to the great Cuban composer Arsenio Rodríguez.

 

 “Singer Luis Bofill has the kind of voice that calls out for a good time. The Cuban native is a Miami nightlife institution known for his classic bolero styling, lusty laugh and all-night-long enthusiasm,” said Judy Cantor-Navas of Billboard Magazine.

LENA BURKE

Oldest daughter of Malena Burke and granddaughter of Elena Burke. She wrote her first songs at age 3, followed by guitar classes at age 5 by her father (Rey Nerio), and classical piano at age 7. After 12 years of studio recording, Burke becomes a concert pianist, winning several prizes. At this point her voice was discovered.

 

Burke learned to play guitar and classical piano as a child. Burke started her musical career singing backing vocals on albums by Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, Thalía, Jaci Velasquez, Chayanne and Alejandro Sanz. Sanz introduced Burke to executives at his label, who signed her. Her debut single, "Tu Corazón", a duet with Sanz, received a Latin Grammy nomination for Song of the Year. Her second album La Mala was released in 2008.

 

She participated in the chorus of many important productions: Plácido Domingo, Chayanne, Alejandro Sanz, Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias among others. In 2010, Burke joined Alex Ubago and Jorge Villamizar on the trio Alex, Jorge y Lena.

THE ACTORS

KAELYN GONZALEZ

Cuban American actress from Miami, Florida graduated from SUNY Purchase’s BFA Acting Conservatory.

Kaelyn’s most recent credits include Intar Theatre’s MICROTEATRO (LeNoble), NBC’s The Blacklist and Angelfish, the movie.

SANDY MARQUETTI

Cuban American actor Sandy Marquetti graduated from the National School of Art (E.N.A), in Havana, Cuba, with a focus on theater. He made his film debut playing one of the leading characters in the musical film Bailando Cha Cha Chá (2005) under the direction of Manuel Herrera.

 

He has participated in productions such as Oh, La Habana (2007), a Cuban telenovela; and the films El Premio Flaco (2009); Chico & Rita (2010) under the guidance of the Spanish Director and Producer Fernando Trueba; Fable (2011); Barefoot Valeria (2011); The Dragon Hunter (2012); Juan de los muertos (2012) and Cuba Loves Lovers (2019).  Has worked for Canal Caracol TV, RCN, in Miami, at  América TeVé, MEGA TV and formed part of the cast of Telemundo telenovelas: Reina de Corazones,  En Otra Piel y Bajo el Mismo Cielo.

JEFFRY BATISTA

Jeffry Batista is a Cuban born actor and singer. He has been in plays throughout South Florida including Amparo (Broadway Factor), Cacería (Teatro Prometeo) and the musical La Novicia Rebelde (Grateli), among others.

 

His film credits include The Rafter, Plantados directed by Lilo Vilaplana, and most recently, Critical Thinking, directed by John Leguizamo. Batista is a graduate of the Professional Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Teatro Prometeo.

RAFAEL LAHERA

Award winning Cuban actor with a long career in Television, Film and Playwright. He earned Best Male Performance at the Santo Domingo International Film Festival. Rafael Lahera is one of those actors who leave skin on their stage and their soul in the viewers.

RACHEL PASTOR

Cuban actress and singer, graduated from the National School of Arts in Cuba with focus on Dramatic Art.  Rachel has been involved in many projects including many Cuban Novels, Musical Theaters, Movies, International Music Festivals and Theater Performances.

THE PRODUCERS

Peter Regalado

Executive Producer & Show Creator

Director, Producer and Designer of many Large Events in Miami. “I have a passion for creating new events in our city to keep our residents engaged with the community.” Regalado says.

● Grand Prix Americas Miami

● Homestead Miami Speedway SpeedFest

● Latin Grammys’ Street Parties

● Downtown Holiday Village

● House of Terror Amusement Park

● Mediterranean Experience

● St. Jude Gala, since 2003 to 2015

● The Miami Herald –Travel Show

● IDB 49th Annual Board of Governors Meeting

● FELABAN Conference & Welcome Party

●  Viva La Musica Private Concert with Gente De Zona

● House of Death, Haunted House & Lounge – Wynwood

● Cuba Nostalgia 2019 Edicion

Henry Gual

Artistic director and Choreographer

Henry Gual Dancer, Choreographer and specialized teacher graduated from the National School of Art of Cuba. Creative and choreographic director of his HenryGualDanza project. Due to his authentic and exquisite work, he has become one of the most sought-after Choreographers in the field of musical entertainment, reality TV shows in Cuba and national and international video clips.

 

In his work he has more than 6 Musical Shows, standing out in "Bésame Mucho" The musical of passions and "Havana After Dark", the latter awarded at the FRINGE international festival in the city of Eidemburgo, United Kingdom, giving it 5 stars by the specialized press from the country.  Multi-nominated and awarded at the Lucas awards in havana cuba as the best choreographic work of the year. Henry has developed his own choreographic identity where he highlights the elegance of movement and the function of all dance styles.

YorGis Goiricelaya

Musical Director

Yorgis Goiricelaya, born in Cuba, in the city of Colón, Province of Matanzas, began his musical career at age 8 playing the piano.

 

In 1997 he began to play as a professional musician in groups and local Orchestra of the capital. Recording two albums of great acceptance. Yorgis participates as a pianist, arranger and manager. Since his arrival to Miami in 2005 he has quickly started playing and sharing stages with important artists such as Albita, Rey Ruiz, Luis Enrique, Issac Delgado, Francisco Cespedes, Paquito D'Rivera, Arturo Sandoval, Oscar D'León, Habana Abierta, Osmany Paredes among many.

 

The last nominated for the Grammy Awards in 2017 and 2018 as a producer, arranger and musician for Albita's big band album, and Enrnesto Fernandez as 2020 producer and arranger, and winner as a producer of Best Salsa album and album of the year 2019 Tony Succar "mas de mi". In 2020 Yorgis has finished his latest Elegance’s Album with guest artists of world renown as: Orlando Valle "Maraca", Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Jesus Molina, Isaac Delgado, Julio Padron, Feliciano Arango, Tony Succar and others, taking this album to a new stage and level to the band.

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