Boletín de Tango Argentino, Report & Discussion
Date and Time: Saturday May 27 4:00 PM
Duration: 60 minutes
Location: Gallery 308
General Admission: FREE
Argentinean pianist Pablo Estigarribia and Terence Clarke and Beatrice Bowles of TangoCalifia report on the latest trends, moves and intrigues emanating from Buenos Aries—the spiritual home of tango.
Pablo Estigarribia is a virtuoso Argentine tango pianist, arranger and composer. He is originally a classically trained pianist who also plays Jazz. Throughout his career, he has been performed over 150 concerts around the world such as Germany, France, Belgium, Japan, Russia, Finland, Canada, USA and Cuba with top Argentine tango orchestras including Victor Lavallen Orchestra, Tango Pasión, Lisandro Adrover Quintet and his own group Meridional Sextet. In 2015, Estigarribia also won the prestigious Gardel Prize for the best recording of tango by a new artist for his recent release, Tangos para piano (EPSA). He is considered among the best tango musicians of his generation and received a Medal of honor by Argentine tango society 2015. He is also a frequent artist faculty for tango festivals around the world and tries to carry a tradition of tango music to next generation of musicians by giving master classes, workshops and lectures."
Beatrice Bowles has danced the Argentine tango on four continents so far. Her company, Harmony Hill Productions, creates prize-winning audiobooks of world wonder tales with original music. She is a Voting Member of the Grammys.
Terence Clarke is the author of six books of fiction and three of non-fiction. Astor & Lenox, of which Terry is a Co-founder and the Director of Publishing, recently published an updated version of Le Grand Tango: The Life and Music of Astor Piazzolla by María Susana Azzi and Simon Collier.