Piazzolla’s “Four Seasons”

August 4, 2018, 7:00 pm

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Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla performs in France in July 1986.

The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, by Astor Piazzolla, has become one of the most popular contemporary pieces, both, for tango music and classical music. Fiesta will present the story behind this music and we will hear the original tango versions juxtaposed with the classical renditions.

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Primavera Porteña (Buenos Aires Spring), by Astor Piazzolla
Astor Piazzolla and his Quintet

Verano Porteño (Buenos Aires Summer)
Astor Piazzolla and his Conjunto 9

Otoño Porteño (Buenos Aires Autumn)
Astor Piazzolla and his Quintet

Invierno Porteño (Buenos Aires Winter)
Astor Piazzolla and his Quintet

Primavera Porteña (Buenos Aires Spring)
8 Cellists of the Sinfonieorchester Basel

Verano Porteño (Buenos Aires Summer)
John Williams, guitar

Otoño Porteño (Buenos Aires Autumn)
Eckart Lorenzen, violin; Batia Lorenzen Steinbok, piano; David Gru, bassoon

Invierno Porteño (Buenos Aires Winter)
Boston String Quartet