Omar Puente and Friends: An Evening for Debbie
Internationally acclaimed Cuban violinist Omar Puente is performing a very special show in honour of his wife, campaigner Debbie Purdy who died in 2014.
“Omar Puente’s contribution to 20th and 21st century violin playing has now become legendary. His generous nature, his commitment to good music, his enjoyment of life and his respect for his colleagues are all characteristics which make him a true violin great” Nigel Kennedy
Omar will showcase work from throughout his career for solo violin, piano duo, and with his new project Classico Latino Sextet. Puente will be joined by some very special guests including pianist Alex Wilson, saxophonist Courtney Pine, trombonist Dennis Rollins and some surprise appearances.
Omar Puente – violin
Courtney Pine – saxophone
Alex Wilson – piano
Dennis Rollins – trombone