National Choir of La Havana ENTREVOCES

Direction Digna Guerra

Entrevoces in few words

Founded in 1981, Entrevoces, Coro Nacional de La Havana, is known for his unparalleled performances of music of all periods and styles, including works from Spanish, English, and Italian Renaissance polyphony to contemporary music, spirituals, Latin American and Cuban folk music in general. As the pride of their homeland, Entrevoces has appeared in the most prestigious venues in Cuba, and acted as goodwill ambassadors on an international level. They have been recognized as a member of the Cuban Diplomatic Corps and worldwide for the artistic excellence.

 

Ms. Digna Guerra has become an internationally-respected name in the choral community for her passion and artistic creativity. Her early career included degrees from the Havana Conservatory, Havana Choral School, and the Hanns Eisler College of Music in Germany. Ms. Guerra saw early success after being named the conductor of the Coro de ICRT in 1965 and later the Coro de la Ópera Nacional de Cuba and as technical director of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional and professor and department chair in Choral Conducting at the Escuela Nacional de Arte.

Since 1975, Ms. Guerra has been the General Director of the Coro Nacional de Cuba and founded the chamber choir “Entrevoces” in 1981, with which she has developed cultural diffusion work in choral music of the highest level. She is currently the president of the Cuban Association of Choirs and a member of the International Federation for Choral Music. Moreover, she is titular professor at the Instituto Superior de Arte, a member of the National Council of UNEAC, and the president of the América Canta International Festival.