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TangOpera: A Seductive Fusion of Tango and High Art
St Andrew's United Reformed Church
Sheffield United Kingdom
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TangOpera: A Seductive Fusion of Tango and High Art
'So beautiful!' BBC RADIO 4 (Womans Hour)

Launching with a sell-out concert at Southbank Centres Purcell Room as part of La Linea Festival, the TangOpera project offers a heady fusion of tango and high art. Exploring the rich and wonderfully complex lyric history of the Argentine tango, the programme traces its global trajectory from roots in bel canto opera, Italian canzonetta and the Cuban habanera through to the golden age of tango canción and Carlos Gardel, to the art songs of classical composers such as Guastavino, Bizet, Poulenc, Falla, Weill, Rodney-Bennett and - of course - Astor Piazzolla's contemporary tango operita, 'María de Buenos Aires'.

Conceived by British-Spanish pianist and Latin classical specialist Helen Glaisher-Hernández, this unique project features the exhilarating voice of leading Argentine tenor Leonardo Pastore.

PLUS Join us after the concert for a complimentary glass of Argentinian wine!

Leonardo Pastore: soprano
Helen Glaisher-Hernández: piano

PROGRAMME INCLUDES:
Rodolfo Falvo: Dicitencello vuie
Carlos Gardel: El día que me quieras
Enrique Delfino Griseta
Carlos Guastavino: Pampamapa
Astor Piazzolla: Los pájaros perdidos
Georges Bizet: Carmen - 'Lamour est un oiseau rebelle'
Reynaldo Hahn: Venezia - 'La barcheta'
Barrera y Calleja: Adiós Granada
Alberto Ginastera: Canción al árbol del olvido
Georges Bizet: Carmen: Habanera
André Previn: Tango Song
Manuel de Falla: Tus ojillos negros

This event is organised by ILAMS

Location

St Andrew's United Reformed Church (View)
Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield S3 7RQ
United Kingdom


Categories

Arts > Opera
Music > Classical
Music > Global
Other > Charity

Minimum Age: 4
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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