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Harpist Betancourt performs at Town Tavern

Rasa String QuartetEduardo Betancourt

The 2022 Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is celebrating the arts through music with a presention by Eduardo Betancourt, a Grammy Award-winning harpist, set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Town Tavern, in East Arlington.

This is the second of two music concerts this spring with support from the Arlington Cultural Council.

Considered “one of the iconic harpists of this new age,” Betancourt​ is a Venezuelan musician, producer, arranger, composer, instructor and multi-instrumentalist with 30 years of experience in traditional and fusion Venezuelan music.

In 2010, Betancourt won a Latin Grammy Award for his participation on the album ​“​Tesoros de la Música Venezolana" by Ilan Chester​, and in 2016, he was nominated on the ​album ​"​Pa' Tío Simón" with Rafael "Pollo" Brito​.​

At the 2016 Pepsi Music Awards in Venezuela, Betancourt’s personal album, ​"Ad Libitum," was nominated three times for best artist, song and album. His accomplishments include more than 100 recordings and performances with such renowned international artists as Simon Diaz, Oscar D León, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Danny Rivera, Luis Salinas and Jorge Celedón. 

The Arlington International Film Festival is scheduled for the Capitol Theatre from Nov. 3 through 6. For more information, visit or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

This news announcement was published Monday, May 2, 2022.

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