Amadeo Roldán Theater
The Amadeo Roldán Theater (Spanish: Teatro Amadeo Roldán) is a theater in Havana, Cuba built in 1929. The theater was destroyed in 1977 by a pyromaniac; it was re-open in 1999 as the head office of the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba which performs seasonal every Sunday at 11:00PM.
Located within a monumental modern building, once home to The Havana Auditorium, the venue now consists of the Amadeo Roldán and García Caturla halls, offering symphonic orchestras, piano recitals, and a mixture of classical and contemporary music. The Amadeo Roldán hall has seats for 886, for important concerts such as Egberto Gismonti and Leo Brouwer, the Caturla hall is for small band performances and has a capacity for 276 persons. The theater apart from being home of the National Symphony Orchestra is also home to prestigious international events are held here such as the "Encuentro Internacional de Guitarra" (International Guitar Gathering).
Calzada, e/Calle D y Calle E, Vedado, Havana 10400
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