For months, Guatemalans have been eagerly awaiting the Symphonic Tribute to Pink Floyd, in which Lorelei McBroom, original backing vocalist of the British band and the virtuosic Orquesta O la Pop under the direction of Gabriel Gil, will participate. This great concert will be held at La Ermita de la Santa Cruz in the city of Antigua Guatemala at 8:00 p.m., tomorrow, Saturday the 19th, and is a production by the renowned promoter BA Productions.
The participating musicians will be Alfredo Quezada, Álvaro Reyes, Luis Recinos, Laura Castaño, Elda González, Rosario Vásquez, Wálter Flores, Sergio Díaz, Luis Ovalle and Ana Amaya on violins. On the violas Iunuhe by Gandarias, Mynor Alvarado, Ángel Pérez and Lucía Revolorio. On the cellos Kenneth Vásquez, Héctor Pirir and Alejandra Reyes. On double basses Adán Figueroa and Jorge Urrutia. On French horns Ludwig Vásquez and Christian Escobar.
On the trumpets Sergio Tzic and Silver García, on the trumpet Carlos Real, on the tuba Sergio Pacache, on the flutes Gaby Corleto, on the oboe Fielding Roldán, on the English horn Carlos Galdámez, on the clarinets Axel Sánchez and the bassoon Wilver Villacinda . And on percussions Danny Bartolomín, Fernando Díaz and Raúl de León. Lorelei McBroom commented on her Twitter account how excited she is to come to Guatemala and participate in the tribute with a top-level orchestra.
About Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd was a British rock band, considered a cultural icon of the 20th century and one of the most influential bands in the history of music, which gained great popularity thanks to its psychedelic music that evolved into progressive rock over time. . He is known for his philosophical songs, sonic experimentation, innovative album covers, and elaborate live shows. Its sales exceed more than 300 million albums sold worldwide, 97.5 of them in the United States alone.
Pink Floyd began with great success in the London underground scene in the late 1960s. The group
recorded many pink floydalbums during this time that became major hits such as TheDarkSide of the Moon (1973), WishYouWereHere (1975), Animals (1977) and The Wall (1979). In November 2014, The Endless River, the band’s latest studio album, was released, largely containing material recorded during TheDivision Bell’s recording sessions between 1993 and 1994.