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CIMF21: Waltz to Tango : Canberra International Music Festival

Event

CIMF21: Waltz to Tango : Canberra International Music Festival

  • Date: Friday, 7 May 2021, 6:30pm & 8:30pm - two performances
  • Venue: Fitters' Workshop — Wentworth Avenue, Next to Canberra Glassworks, Kingston, ACT
  • Series: This event is part of the Canberra International Music Festival 2021 series
  • Tickets: Adults: $80 | Concession: $70 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 6230 5880

Event Details

While waltz reigned in Vienna for over one hundred years, tango still rules in Buenos Aires. Celebrating Astor’s Piazzolla’s ‘nuevo tango’ for this 100th Birthday, this concert also brings Elena Kats-Chernin’s most acclaimed dance score to life alongside Andrew Schultz’ dream-like new work.

PROGRAM

Franz Schubert - Six Waltzes
Andrew Schultz - She Dances by the River (WP)
Elena Kats-Chernin - The Three Dancers
Astor Piazzolla - Famous Tangos
- Vayamos al Diablo  
- Oblivion  
- La Muerte del Angel

Featured non-Australian music: Astor Piazzola, Famous tangos; Franz Schubert, Six Waltzes

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 6230 5880 or by email to INFO@CIMF.ORG.AU

Featured Australian Works

She dances by the river, op. 103 : for violin, viola, cello and piano (2018) by Andrew Schultz — World premiere
Digital sheet music sample The Three dancers (septets: saxophone, percussion, piano, accordion, violin, cello, double bass) (2015) by Elena Kats-Chernin

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