Emma Tango Trio at the Raven House
Some of you might've noticed the pattern of jazz and/or world music concerts at the Raven House. As part of the World Music series, we will be hosting Emmanuel Trifilio and his Tango Trio in April. In February they presented a killer sold out concert at the Argentine Embassy. Bandoneon, piano and upright bass at their best! It was beautiful!!! We are so excited and proud that they will be at the Raven House for our April concert! If you haven't had the chance to hear Emma's music until now - man, you should come :) If you have, well we don't need to convince you. Food will be on the table at 5pm, concert starts at 6pm! Street parking is plenty! Bring a dish if you feel like it :)
Emma Tango Trio (ETT) is an emerging tango ensemble that explores the traditional language of tango with its unique approach of crossover. Trifilios compositions incorporate both classical and contemporary styles that produce extensive varieties of tango idiom. The trio consists of Emmanuel Trifilio (Bandoneon), Zoë Jorgenson (Contrabass) and Estrella Hong (Piano), who come from different musical backgrounds that gives a fresh and intimate sounds to spread out the warm heart spirits of tango.
Currently, Buena Suerte is the main title of the future recording album that will be available in the summer of 2020.
Emmanuel Trifilio, an Argentinian international bandoneonist and prolific tango composer, brings a fresh perspective to the traditional tango sound, both in performance and composition.
After touring across South America and Europe, Sr. Trifilio is now based in Washington, D.C. He has performed as soloist on the main stages of Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center, as well as across the U.S. and British Columbia. Sr. Trifilio regularly collaborates with Otros Aires and Quintango, and has appeared with National Philharmonic Orchestra, Choral Arts Society of Washington, and Octavio Brunetti Tango Orchestra. In 2017, Sr. Trifilio performed in Cuba for the first time as well as in Piazzollas Concerto for Bandoneon with South Carolina Philharmonic.
His main project, Trifilio Tango Trio, presents virtuosic performances of Sr. Trifilios new and original tango compositions. Their recent appearances include sold out shows at D.C.s Embassy of Argentina, Embassy of Uruguay, and venues in Buenos Aires. Milonga de la Ausencia, from their first album, Original (2016), was nominated for Best Original Score at MOFF Film Festival in Milan 2016. Trifilio Tango Trios new album, Estaciones, was released in January 2017.
Estrella Sejin Hong, a native of Seoul, South Korea. She began playing the piano at the age of three and as her family moved to Argentina, she studied piano with Prof. Maria Teresa Criscuolo at the National Conservatory of Music in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music from Mason in 2016 as well as her Master Degree in Piano Performance under the tutelage of Dr. Monson. She also earned her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles and later, she collaborated to do graduate research in Chemistry Department of Prof. George Whitesides at Harvard University. Estrella has been fascinated with both music and science throughout her life that she is interested in promoting STEAM as a future educator. Now, she teaches Keyboard Skills at Mason while she is pursuing DMA degree in Piano Performance under the tutelage of Dr. Linda A. Monson. Estrella is a fluent speaker of Spanish, Korean and English.
Zoë Jorgenson, a Las Vegas native, had an eagerness to pursue the bass from a young age. Ultimately, she decided to focus her collegiate studies on the bass with one of the premier clinicians and pedagogues in the world, Eric Hansen. During her undergraduate studies, Zoë immersed herself in the local music scene, delving deep into jazz, classical, indie and folk music. Upon completion of her bachelor's degree, Zoë relocated to the Washington D.C. metro area in pursuit of a masters degree in jazz studies studying with Army Blues bassist, Regan Brough. Much like in her previous station, Zoë has quickly risen to being a busy working bass player and vocalist as she finishes her graduate studies.
Raven House (near Lake Barcroft) / Exact address provided with ticket purchase
Falls Church, VA 22044
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