Pablo Milanés announces a concert in Havana on June 21

Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanés will return to the stage in Cuba after more than two years of absence with a concert on June 21 at the Avellaneda Hall of the National Theater in Havana.

The composer of more than 400 songs and fifty albums in his six-decade career, announced the presentation this Monday on his social network profiles as part of the “Days of Light” tour with which he is currently touring theaters in Spain, where he has lived for several years.

The last performances on the island of the author of songs such as “Yolanda”, “To live” and “The brief space in which you are not” date back to 2018, with a concert at the Carlos Marx theater dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana.

Then, at the end of 2019, Pablo Milanés accompanied his daughter Haydeé during a recital at the National Museum of Fine Arts.

The extensive repertoire of Milanés, 79, includes collaborations with other artists and live recordings, as well as a series of albums that he dedicated to genres of traditional Cuban music.

The Cuban singer and composer is one of the most recognized voices in Spanish-language song, with a work characterized by poetic and profound texts, he is greatly influenced by the Cuban “filin” movement of the 1940s, but he has also been an interpreter who He has toured almost all genres of popular music on the island and in Latin America.