Guitarist/singer leads his band in a joyful evening of lovesick ballads and tropical dance tunes
was born in the countryside near Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic and
fashioned his first guitar from fishing line and a discarded metal box. Today,
he is a renowned master of bachata—the African- and Spanish-based soul
music known as Dominican Blues.
you hear Soriano’s raw interpretation of bachata,” raved NPR, “you can’t
help but wonder how such a beautiful sound was kept quiet for so long.”
Discounted tickets are available at the link below on a first-come, first-served basis. Let’s give these international visitors a big Upper Valley welcome—especially in light of the hurricane-related destruction happening in their homeland!
Discount for Daily UV readers: 1/2 price tickets ($10 adults, $5 kids) at http://lebanonoperahouse.org/event/details/joan-soriano/ with promo code Dominican
This engagement is made possible through Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America, a program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.