HBO Latino to Premiere GILBERTO SANTA ROSA, 40… Y CONTANDO
Vamos a bailar con HBO Latino® from the comfort of your own home when "El Caballero de la Salsa," Gilberto Santa Rosa, celebrates 40 remarkable years of his career with this historic concert. Gilberto Santa Rosa, 40... y Contando premieres on Friday, September 14 at 8pm ET/PT and will air across all of the channel's platforms, including HBO GO®, HBO NOW®, participating television and streaming partner platforms, and free On Demand channels.
Taped in front of a live audience at the Coliseo José Miguel Agrelot in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the concert takes us on a journey through the salsa legend's first 40 years of music and features his greatest hits, such as "Conciencia," "Que Alguien Me Diga," and "Déjate Querer." In addition to his inimitable voice, Santa Rosa shows off his myriad talents with multiple instruments, sharing the stage with a variety of special guests to create an unforgettable experience. Gilberto Santa Rosa, 40... y Contando also includes surprises and interviews with musical guests, including Luis Enrique, Victor Manuelle, Vico C, Tito Nieves, Pirulo, and more. In excitement for the upcoming premiere, Santa Rosa stated, "It's a pleasure to work with HBO Latino to broadcast the highlights of my musical career. This celebration is by far one of the most satisfying milestones in my life, and I'm grateful to share this moment with millions of fans. ¡Caminalo!"
In addition to the concert, HBO Latino® will also air a 15-minute special during which Santa Rosa shares the greatest moments of his career from the biggest salsa landmark in New York City, the Copacabana. From past to present, the special traces the path of salsa through his life in a series of conversations with fans and friends, who witnessed his rise, as we learn about different aspects of his life and art. "Gilberto Santa Rosa is a legend in the Latino community, and we are honored to share his music with fans. HBO Latino believes that salsa is one of the most expressive genres of Latin music and has the power to unite people with its contagious rhythm," said Lucinda Martinez, Senior Vice President of Multicultural and International Marketing at HBO.
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