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 Cuban composer José Maria Vitier directs the premiere of the opera Santa Ana in Mexico
The staging of the piece, with music of the own Vitier and with an important public acceptance, was seen by Marcelo Ebrard, Chief of Government of Mexico City, as well as by important Mexican intellectuals and personalities.

The staging was made by Lorena Maza and the cast included the tenors Fernando de la Mora and Hernán de Riego, the soprano Lourdes Ambriz and the mezzo sopranos Grace Echauri and Verónica Alexanderson.

The Cuban composer and pianist has created music for cinema, TV, theatre, ballet and dance. Among his most important works there are Misa Cubana, Salmo de las Américas, el Cantar del Caballero and Destino.

Vitier, who was nominated for an Oscar award for the soundtrack of the movie Fresa y Chocolate (Strawberry and Chocolate), will flight to Spain, after his presentation in Mexico, to record a new CD.


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