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Piazzolla Centennial

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Saturday, Nov. 20 7:30 PM Buy Tickets

Apollo Chamber Players

Piazzolla Centennial

Featuring tango master Hector Del Curto and composer Adolphus Hailstork

PERFORMANCE DETAILS

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

PROGRAM

Hector de Curto: New Commission for bandoneon and string quartet

WORLD PREMIERE

Adolphus HailstorkDeep River (Rhapsody for String Quartet) 

WORLD PREMIERE

Astor PiazzollaTango Ballet