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Sonidos de las Américas: Argentina “Beyond Tango!”

A Festival of Argentine Concert Music March 1-8, 1998

Sunday, March 1 at 7 pm
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center of New York University, 53 Washington Square South, screening room.
Music in Argentina Today Plus The New York Tango Trio
A symposium-performance with Argentina's most respected contemporary composers, plus The New York Tango Trio.
Free Admission. No tickets necessary. Space is extremely limited, call 212-977-8495 for reservations.

Monday, March 2 at 8 pm
The Kitchen, 512 West 19th St.
Electric Sound, Electric Vision
ACO Chamber Players, Paul Lustig Dunkel, conductor
Music of Ricardo Dal Farra, Alicia Terzian, and José Halac.
Screening of Un Chien Andalou, Buñuel-Dali film classic with music by Martín Matalon.
Pre-concert discussion at 7 pm, free to ticket holders.
Tickets: $15. Call 212-255-5793.

La Boca, Bueno Aires, Argentina. Photo credit: Ana AslanTuesday, March 3 at 2pm
Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, 450 Grand Concourse (West 149th St.)Bronx
The Music of Carlos Guastavino
The American Vocal Ensemble, Nelly Vuksic, Music Director
Vocal and choral music by one of Argentina's living legends and one of the world's most beautiful song writers.
Free Admission. No tickets necessary.

Tuesday, March 3 at 8 pm
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall at 7th Ave. & 57th St.
Percussion Plus
ACO Chamber Players
Music for percussion and other instruments of Mario Davidovsky, Geraldo Dirié, Mariano Etkin, Dante G. Grela H. and Alejandro Iglesias Rossi.
Preconcert discussion at 7 pm.
Tickets: $15. Call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800.

Mirian ContiWednesday, March 4 at 8 pm
Weill Recital Hall.
ACO Chamber Orchestra
Paul Lustig Dunkel & Tania León, conductors
Mirian Conti, piano
Music of Máximo Flügelman, Osvaldo Golijov, Jorge Liderman, Maria Villanueva, Mauricio Kagel, and Julio Martín Viera.
Preconcert discussion at 7 pm.
Tickets: $15. Call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800.

Thursday, March 5 at 8 pmPablo Ziegler
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 4117 Greenpoint Avenue, Sunnyside, Queens
Los Tangueros with Pablo Ziegler & Christopher O’Riley, pianos
Music of Astor Piazzolla and Pablo Ziegler. Two pianos, four hands.
Tickets: $15. Cash only. Call 718-729-3880 for reservations.

Friday, March 6 at 8 pm
Weill Recital Hall
Tango and Beyond
ACO Chamber Players, Paul Lustig Dunkel, conductor
Los Tangueros with Pablo Ziegler and Christopher O'Riley, pianos
Music of Astor Piazzolla, Pablo Ziegler, Alicia Terzian, Eduardo Alonso-Crespo, Pablo Ortiz and Gerardo Gandini.
Tckets: $15. Call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800.

Saturday, March 7 at 3 pmOrquesta Nova
Jamaica Arts Center161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Queens
Orquesta Nova
Nuevo Tango is the launching-off point for this chamber ensemble.
Free Admission. No tickets or reservations necessary.

New York Tang0 TrioSaturday, March 7 at 8 pm
Nuyorican Poets Café, 236 East 3rd St. (bet. Ave. B&C)
New York Tango Trio
Raúl Jaurena, bandoneón; Pablo Aslan, bass; Mauricio Najt, piano
Turn-of-the-Century Tangos mingle with jazzy sounds, effortlessly mixing tradition and innovation.
Tickets: $15. Cash only at the door, no reservations accepted. Call 212-505-8183 for info.

 

Sunday, March 8 at 3 pm
Carnegie Hall at 7th Ave. & 57th St.
American Composers Orchestra: Beyond Tango!

Néstor Marconi, bandoneón. Photo by Waring Abbott.Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Raúl Jaurena, bandoneón
Americas Women's Chorus, Nelly Vuksic, director
Astor Piazzolla: Concierto para bandoneón
Marta Lambertini: Antigona II (U.S. Premiere)
Lalo Schifrin: La Represión (World Premiere)
Ezequiel Viñao: El Sueño de Cristobal (N.Y. Premiere)
Alberto Ginastera: Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals
Pre-Concert discussion with the composers at 1:30 pm
Tickets: $9,$13, $20, $35, $40. Call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800.


Tickets for all Carnegie Hall and Weill Recital Hall events are available by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800.

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New York, NY 10019

Telephone: 212-977-8495 • Fax: 212-977-8995
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