20/08/2012 Lanzarote (BG) - Cuban musician Pavel Urkiza will perform for fans at La Casa-Museo del Timple on Sunday, August 26th, at 12.00pm. Tickets are priced at €10 and can be purchased in advance at the “El Patio” Crepaerie, from the Department of Culture of the Municiplaity of Teguise or from la Casa – Museo del Timple.
Urzika is one of the most renowned musicians of the contemporary Latin American music genre. In 1990 he formed the duo ‘Gema y Pavel’, together with fellow Cuban singer Gema Corredera and opened up a new chapter in the history of Cuban music. The duo has toured the Americas, the Caribbean and Europe participating in various festivals and events. They have shared stages with artists such as Ketama, Alejandro Sanz, Tito Puente, Pablo Milanés, Martirio, Marta Valdés, Carlos Cano.
Urzika has recorded more than 40 albums of his own compositions as well as his work with Gema. He is currently working as a music producer and composer under the anme of “Pavel Urzika & Download Underground”. Urzika also co-founded the house production YinYaniLé with composer and researcher René Espí.
Councillor for Culture, Olivia Duke, claimed: “This is an excellent opportunity to discover this renowned Cuban artist, who will also be accompanied by some great musicians who live in our town”.
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