Victor Manuelle At Lehman Center For Performing Arts

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[Entertainment: Music]

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts proudly opens its 30th Anniversary Season with one of Salsa’s hottest, best-selling performers, VICTOR MANUELLE, who performs with his powerful band on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 8pm. 

An extraordinary Salsa singer, songwriter and improvisational sonero known to his fans as “El Sonero de la Juventud” (The Youth's Sonero), Manuelle has had the most #1 Tropical albums of any artist in the history of Billboard magazine.  This is a not-to-be-missed event by one of tropical music’s biggest superstars.

Victor Manuelle has become one of the best-selling salsa performers of recent years, with his albums selling a combined 1 million-plus copies in the U.S. Manuelle, with his suave, musically accomplished style and dynamic band, is attracting crowds
both young and old. His music is infectious and his shows are absolutely electric.

He’s a successful salsa singer, songwriter, and improvisational sonero. Known to his fans as “El Sonero de la Juventud” ("The Youth's Sonero"), Manuelle's energy is as undeniable as his band is powerful. Their combination is very intoxicating and
goes beyond genre limitations.

For three decades Lehman Center for the Performing Arts has presented an international array of artists and celebrities at very affordable ticket prices. History-making performances have included the New York Philharmonic (1980’s Opening Gala), Sarah Vaughan, Miles Davis, Vienna Choir Boys, Isaac Stern, Carlos Montoya, Rudolf Nureyev, Victor Borge, Marcel Marceau, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Celia Cruz and Tito Puente, Moiseyev Dance Company, Stars of the Kirov Ballet, Julio
Iglesias and Ray Charles.  Many music icons were making their first-ever appearance in the Bronx, including Patti LaBelle, Natalie Cole, Gladys Knight, José Feliciano and B.B. King. 

Eva Bornstein, who is beginning her sixth season as Executive Director of Lehman Center, says, “Latin stars such as Victor Manuelle, Oscar D’León and José Feliciano will headline our special 30th Anniversary Latino Series. We are also bringing back
your favorite shows and artists from previous seasons, such as Johnny Mathis, El Gran Combo, Doo Wop Forever and Forever Freestyle.  We have also secured funding for a state-of-the-art sound system and new lighting which will debut in the coming
season. The Bronx deserves the very best, and we will continue to work hard to bring the very best in the performing arts to the borough and beyond.”

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is on the campus of Lehman College/CUNY at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468.  Tickets for VICTOR MANUELLE on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 8pm are: $85, $75, $65 and $55 and can be purchased by calling the Lehman Center box office at 718.960.8833 (Mon. through Fri., 10am–5pm, and beginning at 12 noon on the day of the concert), or through 24-hour online access at 

Lehman Center is accessible by #4 or D train to Bedford Park Blvd. and is off the Saw Mill River Parkway and the Major Deegan Expressway.  Free on-site parking is available.

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