Chamber Music International presents Viva Tango!
21, 2013 Where: 24 Ransom Ave. NE Tickets: $35 and $40; $10 for students More info: 616-459-2224 or scmconline.org GRAND RAPIDS, MI The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is nearly a half century old, but the venerable classical music organization still is blazing a trail through uncharted territory. This past summer, the organization played its very first summer concert in New York City’s Central Park. Organizers were expecting an audience of 1,000 to 1,200 for the free concert, said co-artistic director Wu Han. “They ended up with 3,000 to 3,500,” she said. “It was unbelievable.
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The acoustic bassist is not a tango purist any more than he is a jazz purist; although Aslan has been greatly influenced by the late bandoneon innovator Astor Piazzolla — a musical revolutionary who was as important to tango as alto saxophonist Charlie Parker was to jazz — he has also been affected by jazz greats who range from Oliver Nelson, Duke Ellington, and Charles Mingus to Gato Barbieri and Charlie Haden…. Hector del Curto Praised by the New York Times as a “splendid player”, Argentinean bandoneonist Hector Del Curto has captivated the audiences around the world as a soloist and chamber musician, sharing the stage with the worldrenowned tango legends Astor Piazzolla and Osvaldo Pugliese, pianist Pablo Ziegler, clarinetist Paquito DRivera, ballet dancer Julio Bocca, National Symphony Orchestra (Washington D…. Octavio Brunetti Octavio studied classical piano at the National School of Music in his home town Rosario, Argentina. Before graduated, he was already performing a variety of music styles. But his love for the tango prevailed and soon he was playing with many of Argentinas most important tango musicians and singers, such as Alberto Castillo, Eladia Blazquez, Ruben Juarez, Domingo Federico, Rodolfo Mederos, Osvaldo Piro, and shared the stage with Horacio Salgan-De Lio, and Atilio Stampone….
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