New Tango Music

April 21, 2024, 10:00 pm

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Pablo Ziegler (Photo: Shigeto Imura)

Since the 1920s, classical composers from Argentina and Uruguay drew inspiration from tango music, an urban genre developed in the twin cities across Rio de la Plata, Buenos Aires and Montevideo. On this Fiesta, we will hear tango-inspired pieces by four Argentine living composers.


5 Preludios, by Maximo Diego Pujol
Jason Vieaux, guitar

Tango Rhapsody for 2 Pianos and Orchestra, by Federico Jusid
Duo Lechner Tiempo, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana; Jacek Kaspszyk, conductor

Milongueta, by Pablo Ziegler
Duo Lechner Tiempo

Concierto del Plata, by Carlos Franzetti
Sergio Puccini, guitar; San Francisco Camerata Americana; Jose Luis Moscovich, conductor