Percussionists gathering for five-day festival

The II Festival Internacional de Percusión begins a five-day run, mostly at the Teatro Nacional, Tuesday.

The instruments range from marimbas, bells and drums to many others in between. There are concerts at the Teatro Nacional at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Also planned is a concert at the Teatro Municipal de Turrialba and the Gimnasio del Colegio Experimental Bilingüe de Palmares.

The festival is sponsored by the Universidad Estatal a Distancia and the Instituto Nacional de Música.

The closing concert will feature a work by Robert Chappell of the United States and a member of the group Panoramic.

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