|Saturday, Nov. 20||7:30 PM||Buy Tickets|
Apollo welcomes Latin Grammy-winning tango composer and bandoneon performer Hector del Curto to the Bayou City for a program celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Astor Piazzolla. In honor of his 80th birthday, we showcase the world premiere of a new commission by award-winning composer Adolphus Hailstork.
“Tango lives or dies by the quality of its bandoneón, and Héctor Del Curto was a splendid player.” —The New York Times
“The richness and breadth of the musical influences make Hailstork’s music exciting.”—San Fransisco Classical Voice
Hector de Curto: New Commission for bandoneon and string quartet
Adolphus Hailstork: Deep River (Rhapsody for String Quartet)
Astor Piazzolla: Tango Ballet