Pam Duarte | Special to The Tico Times
Canadian-Costa Rican pianist, Jonathan Duarte, 19, will give a piano concert July 17 at 8 p.m. at the National Theater. A student of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory college in Moscow, Duarte will interpret the works of Bach, Chopin, Rachmaninov and Liszt.
In 2010 and 2011, Duarte received the Manuel Grynspan award in Costa Rica. He has also won eight international competitions and performed in New York, Paris, Rome, Vilnius, Kazan and Moscow.
During the intermission of his concert, this year’s Manuel Grynspan Award will be presented to Universidad Nacional students Inés Guanchez and Carolina Ramírez. The award recognizes achievements of young Costa Rican artists.
You may be interested
Buchón cantina: Spritz cocktails to dine forNatalia Díaz - October 18, 2018
Buchón was the first place I tasted the Aperol Spritz, months before it became fashionable around San José. In fact,…
Tico Times Shade: What does ‘middle class’ mean in Costa Rica?Alejandro Zúñiga - October 18, 2018
It’s not often The Tico Times writes an explainer about basic Costa Rican daily living that’s equally surprising to a…
Costa Rica grants asylum to Nicaraguan activist Alvaro LeivaAFP - October 18, 2018
Costa Rica granted the Nicaraguan human rights activist Alvaro Leiva political asylum last week. Leiva is the secretary of the…