Gilberto Santa Rosa to Perform at Kupferberg Center for the Arts
by Natalie Rios
Oct 25, 2018 | 11913 views | 0 0 comments | 1186 1186 recommendations | email to a friend | print
On October 27th, six-time Grammy-Award winning salsa singer Gilberto Santa Rosa will perform at Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.

The Kupferberg Center for the Arts has repeatedly offered affordable programming that represents the many vibrant cultures of Queens, NY. The Kupferberg Center for the Arts has previously hosted Latin American artists including Afro-Peruvian artist Susana Baca, prominent Chilean folk ensemble Inti-Illimani, Latin jazz virtuoso Edmar Castaneda, and Chilean singer-songwriter and activist Nano Stern among many others.

This year, Santa Rosa will perform "soneo", the signature improvisational style that he champions.

Santa Rosa has performed with famed salseros and salsa orchestras like Don Perigñon, Tommy Olivencia’s Primerisima Orquestra de Puerto Rico, and Willie Rosario.

His Broadway debut in the musical revival of Forever Tango in 2013 introduced Santa Rosa’s unique style to an even broader audience.

Santa Rosa, who also goes by El Caballero de Salsa, has recorded nearly twenty albums with many songs charting at #1 on Billboard’s Latin and Tropical charts. He has also earned multiple Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum awards throughout his career.

Tickets range from $42-109. Queens College students will receive a 10% discount with their CUNY ID. Pre-paid parking will be available for Lots 15 North and South, which are directly across from Colden Auditorium.

Free parking will remain available at other campus lots and on the streets around Colden Auditorium. In addition, a first-rate pre-show dinner highlighting Latin American cuisine will be served for audience members who wish to purchase a seat.

The 2018-1019 Season is sponsored by New York Community Bank. Additional programming support provided by Resorts World. Kupferberg Center for the Arts receives leadership support from The Max and Selma Kupferberg Foundation. Public support provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Please visit or call the box office at 718-793-8080 for tickets and information.
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