Cello Festival Brings 200 Free Concerts to Rio this Week

Until next Sunday, August 13th, the 23rd edition of Rio Cello gathers dance presentations to cello concerts, and pays tribute to Brazilian composers Tom Jobim, Villa-Lobos, Pixinguinha and Bidu Sayão.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday, Sunday, August 6th, Rio Cello returned to the city in its 23rd edition. The music festival offers two hundred free concerts across Rio de Janeiro until the end of this week. The repertoire is dedicated to Brazilian composers Tom Jobim, Pixinguinha, Villa-Lobos and Bidu Sayão.

The event also celebrates the eleventh edition of Cello Dance and the sixth year of Cello Tinta (Cello Paint). Thus, it will include painting workshops accompanied by classic music and live concerts with dance performances.

This Monday, August 7th, Orquestra Jovem de C . . .

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