Gustavo Santaolalla shone in Technopolis
Buenos Aires, September 2, 2012
In the framework of the National Cultural Equality, launched by the Ministry of Federal Planning, Public Investment and Services, and the Ministry of Culture of the President Office, the award winning composer, performer and producer Gustavo Santaolalla was presented this afternoon in the shed Young World of Technopolis.
There was also a public interview broadcast live Digital TV Argentina (TDA) and he participated in two simultaneous videoconference with Comandante Luis Piedra and Palpalá. Then he deployed a solo repertoire.
Subsequently, the National Youth Orchestra of the Municipality of Hurlingham was presented in the same scenario, involving Andrea Merenzon, which joined Santaolalla before closing the show. This event concluded the series of concerts and talks given during the tour by the provinces of San Juan and Jujuy.
“You can be born with some talent, but I think the work one does is 80 or 90 percent of the result. You sit and sweat. In part obviously, there is a natural inclination, but I believe that all people have a creative side,” Santaolalla said during the interview.
The musician also stressed the importance of culture as an industry: “It’s something that can give the kids a profession, a job and also serves to help needy people. The music and art in general is something that gives you the ability to approach and solve life in a different ways” he said.