50 E Ida B Wells Dr
Chicago, IL

Release date: May 31, 2019

Lily Oberman
Auditorium Theatre
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Grammy Award-Winning Salsa Musician Has Sold Over
Three Million Albums in the United States and Puerto Rico

Gilberto Santa Rosa – Amor de Los Amores on August 10, 2019

(CHICAGO, IL) Known as El Caballero de la Salsa (the Gentleman of Salsa), the Grammy Award-winning salsa and tropical artist Gilberto Santa Rosa makes his Auditorium Theatre debut on Saturday, August 10, 2019. In this one-night-only event, he performs many of his world-renowned hits, including “Concencia,” “Que Alguien Me Diga,” “Déjate Querer,” and “El Amor de los Amores.” To celebrate his more than 40-year career in the music industry, a live recording and documentary version of Santa Rosa’s San Juan show from his 40…Y Contando tour were released today, highlighting his “unique blend of salsa music and romantic melodies” (Billboard).

“We are thrilled to have salsa icon Gilberto Santa Rosa make his debut on our historic stage this summer,” says Auditorium Theatre Chief Programming Officer C.J. Dillon. “The Auditorium Theatre has hosted musical luminaries from around the world since it opened 130 years ago, and we are excited to continue this tradition by presenting world-renowned artists, such as Santa Rosa, at our National Historic Landmark.”

Renowned for his musical elegance and style, Santa Rosa has won six Grammy Awards; released multi-platinum, platinum, and gold albums; and sold over 30 million records in the United States and Puerto Rico. Santa Rosa was named Billboard’s Tropical Artist of the Decade between 2000 and 2009 and holds the Guinness record of being the artist with the most No. 1 hits on Billboard’s tropical albums chart, making him one of the most successful Latin vocalists in the world.

Santa Rosa has recorded over 20 award-winning albums throughout his career. He has received numerous accolades throughout his career, including the 2002 ASCAP Latin Heritage Award and the 2012 Lifetime Cultural Achievement Award from the United Nations-supported South-South News Organization. In 2013, Santa Rosa made his Broadway debut at the Walter Kerr Theatre, appearing as a special guest in the musical revival of Forever Tango.

Informacion en español

Gilberto Santa Rosa traerá por primera vez su elegancia musical y hará su debut en el Auditorium Theatre de Chicago el sábado,10 de agosto a las 8PM. Santa Rosa conocido como El Caballero de la Salsa ha ganado infinidad de reconocimientos entre los que figuran álbumes multi-platino, seis premios Grammy y ventas que superan los 30 millones de discos en los Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico. También, fue nombrado Artista Tropical de la Década de Billboard y goza del record Guinness por ser el artista tropical con la mayor cantidad de producciones discográficas número uno en Billboard. Definitivamente, la brillante y consistente carrera de Santa Rosa lo ha posicionado como uno de los artistas latinos más exitosos del mundo.

En esta única presentación de Gilberto Santa Rosa en Chicago, el artista compartirá su gran trayectoria interpretando muchos de sus clásicos como “Conciencia,” “Que Alguien Me Diga,” y “Déjate Querer,” y sumando el tema El Amor de los Amores, que forma parte de su producción “En buena compañía.”

Event Information
Gilberto Santa Rosa – Amor de Los Amores Tour 2019

Saturday, August 10 | 8PM

Tickets start at $34. A pre-sale starts today through Santa Rosa’s website and Facebook page. Tickets to the general public go on sale Tuesday, June 4 at 10AM. Tickets will be available at AuditoriumTheatre.org, by phone at 312.341.2300, or in person at the Auditorium Theatre Box Office. Discounted tickets for groups of 10 or more people are also available.

The Auditorium Theatre also offers $15 student rush tickets to full-time college students and $5 tickets to young people ages 13-19 with Urban Gateways’ Teen Arts Pass program. The Auditorium Theatre’s ADMIT ONE program offers complimentary tickets to Chicago-area community groups.

Upcoming Events at the Auditorium Theatre

June 1: Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World of Tres-

June 14: Devil’s Ball

June 22: Seven Things I’ve Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass

August 10: Gilberto Santa Rosa

August 17: Dance for Life

August 24: Hip-Hop Orchestra In Chicago

September 10: King Crimson – 2019 Tour “Celebrating 50 Years”

September 21: Get Out with the Chicago Sinfonietta

September 24: National Geographic Live – Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon

October 4: Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater/Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre

About The Auditorium Theatre

The Auditorium Theatre, located at 50 E Ida B Wells Dr at Roosevelt University in Chicago, is an Illinois, not-for-profit organization committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural, community, and educational programming to all of Chicago and beyond as The Theatre for the People. The organization is also committed to the continued restoration and preservation of the National Historic Landmark.

The Auditorium Theatre 2019-20 Season is made possible in part with support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Illinois Arts Council Agency, and the Palmer House Hilton. For more information about programming, volunteer, and donor opportunities or theatre tours, please call 312.341.2310 or visit AuditoriumTheatre.org. For a complete listing of events at the Auditorium Theatre, please click here.

Gilberto Santa Rosa, photo courtesy of Gilberto Santa Rosa. | Auditorium Theatre, photo by Arturo Gonzalez.



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