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Costa Rica Symphony Orchestra free concerts in Guanacaste and Alajuela

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Published on Monday, March 18, 2024
By the A.M. Costa Rica staff

This week, the Costa Rica Symphony Orchestra will perform four free concerts in the provinces of Guanacaste and Alajuela, announced the Ministry of Culture.

The orchestra, led by Marvin Araya-Méndez, will feature pieces by Classical composers such as Giacomo Rossini, Giuseppe Verdi and John Williams. The performance will include music written by Costa Rican director Carlos Guzmán.

The orchestra features around 60 musicians, resulting in classical music events where the public may experience the magnificent sounds of the music at a superior acoustical level.

The first free show, accessible to the public regardless of religious affiliation, will be held on Monday, March 18 in the Ciudad Quesada District's Catholic Church in San Carlos Canton, Alajuela. The program will begin at 7 p.m.

The second free concert will be held on Tuesday, March 19, in the Técnico Profesional High School in Guatuso Canton, Alajuela. The concert will begin at 10:30 a.m.

The next concert will be held on Wednesday, March 20, in the Liberia Canton's Catholic Church in Guanacaste. The concert will begin at 7 p.m.

The last free show will be held on Thursday, March 21, at the Técnico Profesional High School in Juntas de Abangares Canton in Guanacaste at 10:30 a.m.

These free public concerts are part of the orchestra's tour to rural cantons in the country. 

More performances will be announced shortly.

In 2023, the orchestra performed 78 concerts around the country, 52 of which were free to the public. They finished the year with around 50,000 people attending their concerts.

Have you experienced a concert by the Costa Rican Symphony Orchestra?
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