¡Gilberto Santa Rosa en VIVO!


Cuando: 09/25/2011

Hora: 08:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Ubicación: The Salsa Room

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2619 Columbia Pike Arlington, VA 22204

Teléfono: 703-685-0790

Teléfono: 703-685-0790

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Gilberto Santa Rosa se presenta en el Salsa Room.


"El Caballero de la Salsa" Santa Rosa has taken on himself the task of keeping Tito Rodrí­guez's musical legacy alive and has acquired much of Tito's memorabilia, including articles of clothing, music and furniture from his home in Puerto Rico. Santa Rosa has staged several concerts and dances honoring the late singer, and recorded an album of his where with the use of modern technology, he sings "En la Soledad" (In Solitude), composed by Puchi Balseiro in a duet with him . During the week of February 24, 2003 Santa Rosa organized a two-night concert at the Center of the Performing Arts in Caguas, Puerto Rico. As an introduction to the event, he arranged for his private collection of Tito Rodrí­guez memorabilia to be exhibited in the lobby of the center. In 2004, he released "Autentico".[4] In addition, he has long played an important role in the career of his friend and protege, Ví­ctor Manuelle, who Santa Rosa discovered. The two released a joint live album late in 2005, "Dos Soneros, Una Historia." In 2006, he released, "Directo Al Corazon", and in 2007 he carried out a concert acknowledged by the critics, in Plaza Colón at Santo Domingo and released Contraste with Conteo Regresivo being a major album hit. Furthermore, he performs alongside Chucho Avellanet, a musical comedy club-act called, Cantando y Contando, (Singing & Telling Stories), throughout the island.[5] On February 9, 2008 Santa Rosa participated in an event named "Concierto del amor" which was organized in the Madison Square Garden.[6] In June 2008, "Contraste" received Goldand Platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.[7] According to the organization, the production has sold over 1,500,000 copies.[7] At the moment of certification, the album's first single "Conteo regresive" had been sixteen weeks in the first place among Billboard's tropical list.[7] Meanwhile "No te vayas" began gaining positions in the same list. After participating in New York City's Puerto Rican Day Parade, Santa Rosa prepared to begin an international tour beginning on June 13, 2008, in New Orleans before proceeding to Tampa, Florida, Ecuador, Chile, Spain, Colombia and Mexico.[7] The concert in Chile, on June 28, 2008, was Santa Rosa's first ever in said country. the event took place in the Caupolicán Theatre and was attended by approximately 8,000 fans.[8] On July 5, 2008, Santa Rosa became the first salsa singer to perform at the Palau de la Míºsica in Barcelona.[9]The event was a Sold Out, filling the venue with an attendance of 2,000.[10] Santa Rosa was selected to perform at the "Balón de Oro" award ceremony, the most important condecoration in Mexican Football.[11] Santa Rosa was selected to take part in "La Nueva Salsa", where he would perform along several young salsa artists.[12] Santa Rosa has also contributed to improving Puerto Rico's public education system. He participated in Sapientis Week, an initiative sponsored by the non-profit Sapientis which brings distinguished public figures into classrooms in order to raise the public's awareness of the education crisis in Puerto Rico. On July 17, 2010, he participated in the opening ceremony of the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games.