Opening Gala: Tango Tambuco

  • Fitters' Workshop 11 Wentworth Ave Kingston, ACT, 2604 Australia

THE EMBASSY OF MEXICO presents
co-sponsored by the Embassy of Argentina

CONCERT 1
OPENING GALA: TANGO TAMBUCO

A star-studded concert with flavours from Mexico, Argentina and Australia

Starting with pure Bach (a must) and finishing with Piazzolla’s greatest tango creations (a physical compulsion), the Opening Gala features the spectacle of Tambuco, one of the world’s greatest percussion ensembles, combined with the young Boccherini String Trio from Europe, the incomparable James Crabb on accordion and golden boy, Andrey Lebedev, on guitar.

ARTISTS
Tambuco, James Crabb, Andrey Lebedev, the Boccherini Trio, Rohan Dasika and Anna McMichael

PROGRAM INCLUDES
J.S. Bach (1685-1750): Prelude, Fugue and Allegro BWV 998
J.S. Bach (1685-1750): Contrapunctus I and IX from The Art of Fugue BWV 1080
Héctor Infanzón:   Hematofonia
Javier Álvarez (b. 1956), Metro Chabacano
Mario Lavista (b. 1943), Danza Isoritmica
Gerard Brophy (b 1953): Vox Angelica for percussion and string quartet (1993)
Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992): Tango selection arranged by J. Crabb
Gerard Brophy (b. 1953):  Dervish (Beaver Blaze)  (2015)  - WP  
  (Commissioned by Betty Beaver)
Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992), tango selection arranged by J. Crabb

TICKETS
Adult: $65.00, Concession: $60.00, Child: $25.00, Student Rush: $25.00

Concert supported by CATHERINE AND CHRIS MURPHY