CAMAGUEY, CUBA.- (ACN) The Minnesota Youth Symphony Orchestra, considered one of the best of its kind in the United States, will offer a unique concert next Wednesday 28 at the Avellaneda Theater in the city of Camagüey.

This will be a unique opportunity for the exchange between the members of that group and young people from that Cuban province, especially the students of José White Music Conservatory, Roger Meriño, director of the Camagüey Symphony Orchestra, told ACN.

By the way, on July 15, the Camagüey Symphony Orchestra, with 56 years of experience, will present a concert in the Office of the Historian of the City in tribute to its founder Jorge Luis Betancourt, Meriño noted.

According to the Cuban Music Institute, in addition to Camagüey, the Minnesota Youth Symphony will perform in Havana and Santiago de Cuba, accompanied by outstanding Cuban pianist Nachito Herrera and under the direction of Manny Laureano, its main trumpeter.

This is the second visit of the orchestra to Cuba, since the first took place in 2015 to attend the opening of the Cubadisco International Fair, occasion where they could also share with students of the National Art School and the Higher Institute of the Arts.

There also planned for this month the visits to the Caribbean island by the Chicago Consort String Orchestra, the Stanford Youth Philharmonic Orchestra and the Chicago Harp Quartet.